Interchangeable 17 1/2-inch Sublime Harmony Piccolo Musical Box
- Sold for:
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
- Date / Time :
- July 29, 2006 10:00AM
Interchangeable 17 1/2-inch Sublime Harmony Piccolo Musical Box, by Mermod Frères, No. 12411, with three cylinders (103, 104 and 112 ), nickel-plated movement with lever-wind double-spring motor, safety check, tune selector and engine-turned three-quarter length zither attachment and lyre-form tune indicator, in rosewood case with tulipwood crossbanding, boxwood stringing, interior pewter stringing, transfer-decorated front and inlaid lid, on matching cylinder storage plinth and contemporray carved stand with turned legs, overall wd. 48 in., cylinders 17 1/2 in.
Note: It is unusual to find a larger Mermod interchangeable musical box in a rosewood case for the European market, rather than the American carved mahogany cases.