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Regina 15-inch Disc Oak Music Box

Auction:
3093M
Lot:
720
Sold for:
$861$700

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3093M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 20, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Regina 15-inch Disc Oak Music Box, retailed by Murray, Spink & Co., Providence, Rhode Island, with brass bedplate, double comb, starwheel assembly, barley-twist pressure bar, and start/stop lever, all housed in an oak case with rope-turned molding and monochrome lid print, brass plague on front reads "Murray, Spink & Co./Providence R.I.," terminating in a stepped molded base, with original table, and approximately forty discs, wd. 22 3/4 in.
Estimate $600-800

this was once a coin operated musical box, nice old original surface,needs mechanism overhaul, runs but stops


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

Spink & Co., Molding, Music box, Spink