An early composition musical box, most probably by Henri Capt., circa 1820,
Lot 67Y
An early composition musical box, most probably by Henri Capt., circa 1820,
Sold for £200 (US$ 340) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Collectors Sale Oxford
12 Feb 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 20677
An early composition musical box, most probably by Henri Capt., circa 1820,
Lot Details
An early composition musical box, most probably by Henri Capt.,
circa 1820,
Ser. No. 62,
playing two airs, with the bass-left 10-part sectional comb with teeth in groups of seven, on brass bedplate, under smoked horn cover in dark finished case, the lid with impressed scene of a busy dockyard with numerous sailing boats and figures within oval frame, underside with distorted wave-line ground, mother of pearl start/stop and change/repeat buttons to front, with a key - 3.3/4in. (9.5cm) wide, the cylinder 2.9/16in. (6.5cm)
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