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6-inch Eight-air Cylinder Musical Box

Auction:
2890M
Lot:
287
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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2890M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 29, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

6-inch Eight-air Cylinder Musical Box, Switzerland, c. 1880, gilt bedplate with a 6-in. brass cylinder, single comb, change/repeat, stop/start levers, tune sheet attached to underneath of lid with no. 39235 in the cartouche, housed in a string-inlaid and ebonized mahogany case, songs include "America," case wd. 14 in.
Estimate $600-800

plays well with a little squeaking, tune sheet with loss to right hand corner, new leather pull on dust cover door


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

Cylinder, Inlay, Lamellophones, Music box