A singing bird call box, by Bontemscirca 1870, retailed by Callow, London
Lot 24
A singing bird call-box, by Bontems, circa 1890, retailed by Callow,
Sold for £2,375 (US$ 3,991) inc. premium
Lot Details
A singing bird call-box, by Bontems,
circa 1890, retailed by Callow,
with single-spring crack-wind motor, 1-2-3-4-5-6 paused sequential birdsong from 3-cam stack, 3-cam bellows stack on plain brass bedplate, in typical square mahogany case with diametric folding handle, crank to corner, start/stop button to side and volume flap to underside - 7.1/2in. (19cm) square
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