A musical box playing eight airs, by Nicole Frères, circa 1861,
Lot 53
A musical box playing eight airs, by Nicole Frères, circa 1861,
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
Lot Details
A musical box playing eight airs, by Nicole Frères,
circa 1861,
Ser. No. 40885,
Gam. No. 1901,
playing three passages from Traviata, waltzes and popular airs, single-spring motor, single-section stamped comb with brass screw washers, brass control bar to right-hand side, in red stained interior under dustlid, red printed border tunesheet, in noir grained case with the rosewood veneered lid bearing central stylised shell flanked by stained fruitwood arrows within quadruple boxwood stringing - 20.1/2in. (52cm) wide, the cylinder 13.in. (33cm)

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  • Condition: G I 2(iiir)(tttr>)
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