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Mandoline and Hidden-Bells Musical Box By Sallaz & Oboussier

Auction:
2170
Lot:
60
Sold for:
$4,406$3,750

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Auction:
Sale #2170 - 2170
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 03, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Mandoline and Hidden-Bells Musical Box By Sallaz & Oboussier, probably 1850s, No. 1330, with 15 1/2-inch cylinder playing four airs (Gamme 238) and tune card, in grained case with veneered lid, 23 x 7 1/2 in.

The bells, which are mounted below the bedplate, have a distinct carillion sound, unlike most other bell boxes.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Bells, Mandoline, Musical box, Ship's bell