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Coin-operated Polyphone 19 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
283
Sold for:
$1,845$1,500

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

Description:

Coin-operated Polyphone 19 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box, No. 16649, walnut case with engaged carved and turned columns on the arched glass paneled door, dual combs, gilt bed plate reading Polyphone, exposed cast iron spring housing with gilt pinstriping and decoration under the two-paneled glass removable panel, lower cabinet drawer, all resting on turned and bracket feet, includes ten discs, ht. 38 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

mechanism functions, old surface to cabinet, cabinet has bug damage on bottom board above the lower draw, disc have rust.


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