A key-wind 'Tradesman's' musical box, by Nicole Freres, circa 1861,
Lot 394
A key-wind 'Tradesman's' musical box, by Nicole Freres, circa 1861,
Sold for £1,000 (US$ 1,568) inc. premium

Lot Details
A key-wind 'Tradesman's' musical box, by Nicole Freres,
circa 1861,
Ser. No. 38240,
Gam. No. 1318,
playing mainly traditional Scottish airs, with single-spring motor, stamped single-section comb, natural polished interior with blue tunesheet, in polished mahogany case with end-flap, the rosewood veneered lid bearing stained fruitwood inlaid floral spray, quadruple strung border, with period turned wood T bar key - 20.1/2in. (52cm) wide, the cylinder 13.1/8in. (33.5cm)
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