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Paillard & Company Interchangeable Orchestral Cylinder Musical Box

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
651
Sold for:
$13,530$11,000

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Paillard & Company Interchangeable Orchestral Cylinder Musical Box, #49887, with six eight-air cylinders, double-spring motor, shield-form fast/slow indicator, four-part comb, twenty-four-note organ section, six engraved bells, drum and castanet, all housed in an ebonized and book-matched burl maple veneered case, resting on a two-drawer matching serpentine-leg table, table lg. 49 1/2 x dp. 27, overall ht. 44 in.
Estimate $6,000-8,000

object right drawer is missing latch, split near lock


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

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