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Symphonion 15-inch Disc Musical Box

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$923$750

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Symphonion 15-inch Disc Musical Box, no. 43, dome-top mahogany case opens up to a gilt bed plate reading Symphonion, with dual combs and starwheel assembly, slow/fast lever, includes ten discs, wd. 24, dp. 21, ht. 10 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000

discs have little to no rust, plays well, two broken teeth on upper left side of comb, start/stop pull lever not functioning, missing two bun feet


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.

Keywords

Lamellophones, Music box