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Harmoniphone Musical Box by L'Epee

Auction:
2314
Lot:
421
Sold for:
$940$800

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

Description:

Harmoniphone Musical Box by L'Epee, No. 8416, playing six popular and operatic airs accompanied by central seventeen-key organ, with smooth bedplate, flat-topped lever, in rosewood veneered case with tune-sheet, tulipwood banding and inlay of ewer and horn on lid, wd. 21 in., cylinder 11 in. , (lacking grille, lid with old split).
Provenance: Collection of the late Sanford Libman. Proceeds from the sale of this lot are being donated to the Musical Box Society International.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Sanford Libman, Inlay, Musical box, Rosewood, Tulipwood