An key-wind alternate-tooth comb musical box, by B B & C,  circa 1860,
Lot 19
An key-wind alternate-tooth comb musical box, by B B & C, circa 1860,
Sold for £750 (US$ 1,243) inc. premium
Lot Details
An key-wind alternate-tooth comb musical box, by B B & C,
circa 1860,
Serial No. 21261,
with single-spring motor, two-section comb with the larger left section with full alternate tooth format, the right section with full consecutive tooth format, on plain brass bedplate in red stained interior, tune sheet fragment mounted on card inside the lid, in faux rosewood grained case with end-flap, the rosewood veneered lid with triple boxwood stinging - 26.3/8in. (67cm) wide, the cylinder 18.3/4in. (48cm)

Footnotes

  • This box has gone for a run some years ago. Accompanying the box is an invoice from 'Mickleburgh Ltd' of Bristol dated 2nd April 1976 detailing a full re-pin, several teeth and damper replacements and casework refinishing.
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