Tabatiere Musical Box by Cuendet
- Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2419
- Date / Time :
- August 23, 2008 10:00AM
Tabatiere Musical Box by Cuendet, No. 11062, playing three airs including "Il Bacio" waltz, with tune-sheet, in mahogany case with ivorine shield-shaped inlay (split) on lid, wd. 5 in.
Note: Included with the musical box is the calling card of a Lady Bettie Walker, dated October 1947 and inscribed "For Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas, a reminder of England." Bettie Walker and her husband ran the Outspan and Treetops Hotel in Nyeri, Kenya, where Robert Baden-Powell (founder of the Boy Scouts movement) was a frequent visitor during the 1930s.