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Mira "EMPRESS" 18 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box

Auction:
3295M
Lot:
436
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3295M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 11, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Mira "EMPRESS" 18 1/2-inch Disc Musical Box, oxbow-shaped upper front cabinet with inlaid floral decoration, lower disc storage, pierced brass side handles, hinged lid opening to the double comb with dual zither attachment mounted to a single lever, pressure bar, and on/off switch, all mounted to a gilt bedplate, slow/fast switch below, together with forty-seven discs, ht. 40 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

overall very nice condition, sound is strong, no broken teeth, front foot missing a piece of wood. finish appears to be original.


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