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Three-Bell Musical Box for the British Market

Auction:
2345
Lot:
486
Sold for:
$1,293$1,100

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2345
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 29, 2006 10:00AM

Description:

Three-Bell Musical Box for the British Market, No. 6843, by B.H. Abrahams, playing ten popular airs including What Do You Think of the Irish Now ?, Bravo ! Dublin Fusiliers, Girly-Girly and She is a Sensible Girl, Gamme No. 5971, accompanied by three nickel-plated bells with polychrome butterfly strikers, in rosewood-grained case with tune-sheet and transfer-decorated lid (worn) depicting a Scottish Guard and an English Lion, wd. 19 in., cylinder 6 1/4 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

Keywords

Bell Musical Box, Abrahams