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Six-air Mandoline Piccolo Cylinder Musical Box

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
284
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Six-air Mandoline Piccolo Cylinder Musical Box, Switzerland, 12 3/4-in. brass cylinder, dual combs, lyre-form tune indicator, and zither attachment, tune sheet under lid reading Mandoline Piccolo with list of songs, housed in a burl walnut and string-inlaid case, lg. 22 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

plays very well, start/stop switch needs adjustment


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

Lyre, Mandolin, Music box, Piccolo, Zither