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October 31, 2015 10:00 AMCalender

Sublime Harmonie 14-in. Interchangeable Cylinder Musical Box

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2857MLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: October 31, 2015 10:00AM


Sublime Harmonie 14-in. Interchangeable Cylinder Musical Box, Pallard, Vaucher, Fils, c. 1880, no. 68419, nickel-plated movement with dual combs each with an engraved anchor, 1-8 tune indicator, double spring barrels for long duration, and zither attachment, all housed in a rosewood-veneered cabinet with floral marquetry decoration on lid and front, cabinet lg. 31 1/2 in.
Estimate $2,000-4,000

plays well and clean, lacking dust cover glass, start/stop function not working, small losses to veneer, ebonized trim has been touched up with black paint.

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