Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Regina 15 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box

Auction:
2314
Lot:
472
Sold for:
$3,408$2,900

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

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

Description:

Regina 15 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box, No. 16932, with duplex combs, long bedplate, celluloid plaques with patent dates to 1897 and retailer's name Murray, Blanchard, Young & Co., (Successors to Murray, Spink & Co.), General Agents for Regina Music Boxes, 165 Tremont St., Boston (and) 26 to 30 Pine St., Providence, R.I., in paneled oak case with monochrome lid print, stepped lid and acanthus molding, on bun feet, wd. 22 1/2 in., on contemporary disc-storage stand with turned legs, ht. 43 in., and approx. sixty-eight discs.

Provenance: By family descent from the original New England owner.
Estimate $3,500-5,000

Keywords

Blanchard Young & Co., Murray Spink & Co., Rhode Island, New England, Acanthus, Double albums, Murray