Skinner

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Auction 2060

March 31, 2001 10:00AM

03-31-2001 03-31-2001

Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA

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Lots

Edison Concert Phonograph

Edison Concert Phonograph

Lot:
1
Sold for:
$2,875$2,500

Edison Concert Phonograph, Model A, No. C516, with 5-inch mandrel, early recorder, shaver, Triton motor, and oak case with accessories drawer and enveloping lid, and 57-inch brass More ...

Edison Suitcase Home Phonograph

Edison Suitcase Home Phonograph

Lot:
1A
Sold for:
$863$750

Edison "Suitcase" Home Phonograph, No. H32149, with combination attachment, H reproducer and oak case with banner on lid, 36-inch horn, and a quantity of cylinders, (mainspring defective), More ...

Edison Home Phonograph

Edison Home Phonograph

Lot:
1B
Sold for:
$345$300

Edison Home Phonograph, Model D, No. 357251D, with combination gearing, C reproducer, oak case, (damaged), Home horn and a quantity of More ...

Victrola X

Victrola X

Lot:
2
Sold for:
$345$300

Victrola X, No. 210023J, with Exhibition soundbox and instructions, in mahogany cabinet, and a quantity of records, ht. 42 More ...

Columbia Table Grafanola

Columbia Table Grafanola

Lot:
3
Sold for:
$92$80

Columbia Table Grafanola, with No. 6 soundbox and mahogany More ...

Brown Disc Record Cabinet by Globe-Wernicke

Brown Disc Record Cabinet by Globe-Wernicke

Lot:
4
Sold for:
$805$700

Brown Disc Record Cabinet by Globe-Wernicke, oak, with four hinged drawers, with printed record dividers, on square tapered legs, ht. 32 in., and a quantity of More ...

Hawthorne & Sheble Oak Cylinder Cabinet

Hawthorne & Sheble Oak Cylinder Cabinet

Lot:
5
Sold for:
$1,093$950

Hawthorne & Sheble Oak Cylinder Cabinet, with five drawers and pressed leaves on short cabriole legs, (molding detached, lacking pegs), ht. 35 More ...

Victrola 50 Portable

Victrola 50 Portable

Lot:
5A
Sold for:
$173$150

Victrola 50 Portable, in mahogany case (lid veneer warped), and a mahogany record cabinet with out-swept More ...

Columbia Grafanola

Columbia Grafanola

Lot:
6
Sold for:
$115$100

Columbia Grafanola, with No. 6 soundbox and disc ejector mechanism, in mahogany cabinet, and a quantity of Grey Gull, Genett, Globe, Perfect, and other records, ht. 43 More ...

Brunswick Model BO Console Phonograph

Brunswick Model BO Console Phonograph

Lot:
7
Sold for:
$104$90

Brunswick Model BO Console Phonograph, with Ultona soundbox in mahogany cabinet, wd. 33 in., and a copy of ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF PHONOGRAPHS by D. More ...

Flex-a-Tone Musical Saw

Flex-a-Tone Musical Saw

Lot:
8
Sold for:
$81$70

Flex-a-Tone Musical Saw, in maker's box. N.B. The box advises that the Flex-a-Tone "Harmonises with Radio, Victrola, and Piano. Makes 'Jazz' More ...

APRX.40 RADIO BROADCAST DISCS

APRX.40 RADIO BROADCAST DISCS

Lot:
9
Sold for:
$29$25

Approximately Forty 16-Inch Armed Forces Radio Service Broadcast More ...

Edison Standard Phonograph

Edison Standard Phonograph

Lot:
10
Sold for:
$575$500

Edison Standard Phonograph, early Model B, No. S295670, with C reproducer, oak case with banner decal, and (reproduction) More ...

Victrola XVI

Victrola XVI

Lot:
11
Sold for:
$1,380$1,200

Victrola XVI, No. 18964B, with Exhibition soundbox in case, and gilt fittings in oak cabinet with lid key, L-shaped doors and Southern California Music Co. retailer's label, containing six More ...

Edison Talking Doll

Edison Talking Doll

Lot:
12
Sold for:
$3,738$3,250

Edison Talking Doll, with Bahr & Proschild bisque socket head, impressed 224 mark, with open mouth, dimples, pierced ears, and blond mohair wig, the pierced metal body with wood and composition More ...

Seeburg Classic Jukebox

Seeburg Classic Jukebox

Lot:
13
Sold for:
$1,955$1,700

Seeburg Classic Jukebox, 1939, with twenty-disc selector, three coin-slides and mahogany cabinet with colored plastic fittings, ht. 51 in., and a Rock-ola dial jukebox wall box More ...

Concert Roller Organ

Concert Roller Organ

Lot:
14
Sold for:
$518$450

Concert Roller Organ, with twenty-key mechanism in walnut case with gilt-stenciling, and fifteen More ...

Gately 14-Note Organette

Gately 14-Note Organette

Lot:
15
Sold for:
$173$150

Gately 14-Note Organette, in gilt-stenciled walnut case, with one roll, (lid More ...

Carved Wood Whistling Figure by Karl Griesbaum

Carved Wood Whistling Figure by Karl Griesbaum

Lot:
16
Sold for:
$575$500

Carved Wood Whistling Figure by Karl Griesbaum, mid-20th century, in the form of a drunkard leaning on a lamppost, with moving head and maker's tag, ht. 19 More ...

Singing Bird Box

Singing Bird Box

Lot:
17
Sold for:
$2,875$2,500

Singing Bird Box, the case enameled with Watteauesque scenes and blue panels, the bird with moving perch, wings, and metal beak, wd. 4 More ...

Silver Plated Singing Bird Box

Silver Plated Singing Bird Box

Lot:
18
Sold for:
$805$700

Silver Plated Singing Bird Box, with serpentine front and sides, cast with views of country scenes, in leather traveling case, (bird detached and featherless), wd. 4 More ...

German Tinplate Singing Birdcage

German Tinplate Singing Birdcage

Lot:
19
Sold for:
$201$175

German Tinplate Singing Birdcage, possibly by Gunterman, the spinning bird with flapping wings and bellows-operated "song," ht. 10 More ...

Brass Singing Birdcage

Brass Singing Birdcage

Lot:
20
Sold for:
$403$350

Brass Singing Birdcage, with moving head and circular base, ht. 11 More ...

Blue Enameled Singing Bird Box

Blue Enameled Singing Bird Box

Lot:
21
Sold for:
$2,645$2,300

Blue Enameled Singing Bird Box, the bird with ivory beak and moving wings and perch, the lid with an Alpine view and floral spray, wd. 3 3/4 More ...

Automaton Diorama of a Beach Scene

Automaton Diorama of a Beach Scene

Lot:
23
Sold for:
$1,093$950

Automaton Diorama of a Beach Scene, with electric motor, moving waves, bathers, and painted background depicting an ocean liner, in gold-painted architectural surround with caption "Lifelike More ...

Roullet & Decamps Musical Automaton of Puss In Boots

Roullet & Decamps Musical Automaton of Puss In Boots

Lot:
24
Sold for:
$2,070$1,800

Roullet & Decamps Musical Automaton of Puss In Boots, the fur-covered figure spinning and swaying, in silk hat and coat, (key replaced), ht. 19 More ...

Automaton Monkey Acrobat

Automaton Monkey Acrobat

Lot:
25
Sold for:
$345$300

Automaton Monkey Acrobat, with fur-covered body, composition head, and silk outfit, wound by turning the body, on wire O-rings, with retailer's label for Au Nain Bleu, Paris, on foot, ht. 9 More ...

Musical Automaton Diorama of an Alpine Village Scene

Musical Automaton Diorama of an Alpine Village Scene

Lot:
26
Sold for:
$1,150$1,000

Musical Automaton Diorama of an Alpine Village Scene, with painted wood figures of card players, man with a baby and a woman, the ebonized oval base with spring motor and two-air movement, under More ...

Two-Air Musical Box

Two-Air Musical Box

Lot:
27
Sold for:
$196$170

Two-Air Musical Box, with 2 1/2-inch cylinder, No. 6215, in rosewood case, with brass, ivory, and kingwood inlaid lid, wd. 5 More ...

Musical Match Striker

Musical Match Striker

Lot:
28
Sold for:
$633$550

Musical Match Striker, with gilt cast-metal figure of a man holding his chamber pot out a window, the strike-plate activating the two-air movement playing "Dixie" and "La Marsille", More ...