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Coin-Operated Orchestrion

Auction:
2314
Lot:
465
Sold for:
$1,175$1,000

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

Description:

Coin-Operated Orchestrion, probably France, with 55-note roll mechanism operating 36-key piano, 12-bar glockenspiel, drum, snare drum and thirty-six missing organ pipes, in walnut case with quarter-veneered panels, incised motifs and facade with arched lancets enclosing three sets of dummy pipes, wd. 56 x ht. 91 x dp. 29 in., (lacking front panel).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

France, Keyboard instruments, Organ, Pipe organ