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Cylinder Musical Box by Cuendet for the American Market

Auction:
2355
Lot:
528
Sold for:
$470$400

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2355
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 24, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Cylinder Musical Box by Cuendet for the American Market, No. 6862, playing ten mixed airs including Marching Through Georgia, Dixies Land and Whistling Coon, with tune indicator and tune-sheet with J.C. anchor mark, and grained case with transfer-decorated lid, wd. 18 in., cylinder 7 in., (one treble tip off).

Note: Although the tune-sheet appears to be original, the tenth tune, titled America is actually the British National Anthem.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

American music, American songs, Dixie, Vocal music