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Interchangeable Cylinder Musical Box

Auction:
2314
Lot:
420
Sold for:
$881$750

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2314
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
November 03, 2005 10:00AM

Description:

Interchangeable Cylinder Musical Box, No. 25471, with three cylinders playing twelve airs each, Gamme No. 1677, double-handled winding lever, tune-sheet with border of griffins and rosettes, and brass-strung ebonized case with ormolu carrying handles, mitered edges and aperture for a clock, wd. 36 1/2 in., cylinders 17 in., (two old replacement teeth, lacking control levers), and matching cylinder storage case.

Provenance: Collection of the late Sanford Libman. Proceeds from the sale of this lot are being donated to the Musical Box Society International.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

Sanford Libman, Lamellaphones, Musical box