An interchangeable musical box, by Mermod Freres, circa 1899, for the American Market,
Lot 87W
An interchangeable musical box, by Mermod Freres, circa 1899, for the American Market,
Sold for £1,125 (US$ 1,865) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Collectors Sale Oxford
12 Feb 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 20677
Lot Details
An interchangeable musical box, by Mermod Freres,
circa 1899, for the American Market,
Ser. No. 114200,
with two cylinders playing 6 airs each, large single-spring crank-wind motor with friction wheel ratchet, monogramed single-section comb with three-quarter length zither attachment, horizontal governor with speed check, regulator, tune indicator, in ebonised interior with J. Riley retailer's transfer, under dustlid, lid interior with plain mahogany panel, in part grained stepped case, the slight-domed lid with harp, drum, oboes and score in inlay framed with crossbanding, the front with central colour transfer both with double stringing border, plinth moulding above flush cylinder storage drawer, side carrying handles - 25.1/2in. (65cm) wide, the cylinders 9in. (23cm)
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