Fine Swiss amboyna and ebonised music box by and inscribed M...



£1,200 - £1,800


Fine Swiss amboyna and ebonised music box by and inscribed Manufactured by C. Paillard & Co., STE Croix, Switzerland, on a recessed silvered plate fitted with two repeat/to change, to start/to stop selection levers; also with a silvered disc screwed to the bed plate inscribed Longue Marche, Patented, United States March 11th 1881 and England September 16th 1879, also stamped 67038 behind the spring barrel and on the side of the winding handle, the 14.5" cylinder with two separate combs, the case fitted with two ornate cast handles and inlaid with boxwood lines, 41" wide overall
** This music box is sold with a spare cylinder
** Ivory sale submission reference 4RUYM325

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Generally the condition is very good with all the teeth and tooth tips present, however the lid is slightly warped and the plinth slightly bruised with some paint loss, also stamped 038 on the bearing behind the spring barrel, see images for guidance, personal viewing always advised where possible

Auction Date: 23rd Nov 2023 at 10am

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Sale Dates:
23rd Nov 2023 10am (Lots 501 to 857)

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