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Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
May 3, 2005 10:00AMCalender

Phillips Piano Orchestrion

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2283 Location: Bolton Date / Time: May 03, 2005 10:00AM


Phillips Piano Orchestrion, with 88-note roll-operated mechanism, piano with mandoline expression, twenty-nine note glockenspiel, snare drum, bass drum, cymbal and self-playing accordion mounted on the case, in walnut case with sliding mechanism-cover, keyboard, barley-twist legs and elaborate facade of beveled-glass mirrors and cartouche carvings flanked by pilasters with grotesque mask capitals, approx. ht. 86 x wd. 67 x dp. 23 in.; and approx. sixteen rolls.

Note: Restored by James Brady.
Estimate $10,000-15,000


James Brady