Fine Mandoline Changeable Cylinder Musical Box by Samuel Troll
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
- Date / Time :
- November 03, 2005 10:00AM
Fine Mandoline Changeable Cylinder Musical Box by Samuel Troll, No. 5709, with six cylinders (three of popular, three operatic airs) playing six airs each, two-part comb with teeth arranged in groups of up to six, twin engine-turned zither attachments, double-spring, and tune-indicator engraved S. Troll, Geneve, in burr-walnut case with tulipwood banding, mitred edges, tune-sheet (incomplete) and lid with ebony cartouche of engraved-brass and mother-of-pearl flowers with monogram IPMcN, on matching table with cabriole legs and two drop-front cylinder-storage drawers flanking a central drawer with writing surface, wd. 45 in., cylinders 15 in.
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