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Mandoline Harpe Musical Box with Early Tune Selector

Auction:
2345
Lot:
487
Sold for:
$1,410$1,200

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Mandoline Harpe Musical Box with Early Tune Selector, by Bremond, no. 19914, playing eight popular and operatic airs, including Mandolinata ... Remembrance to Rome, with mandoline teeth interspersed in groups of up to four, engine-turned zither attachment, governor-cock stamped BAB, lyre-form tune indicator, and change / repeat, stop / start and optional tune-select levers with maker's printed insert, in rosewood veneered case with tune-sheet and rustic inlaid motif on the lid, wd. 22 1/2 in., cylinder 13 in., (good playing condition, lacking extreme bass tip).
Estimate $1,200-1,800

Keywords

Remembrance, Harps, Mandolin, String instruments