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Two-per-turn Mandoline Musical Box by Nicole Freres

Auction:
3035M
Lot:
484
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 3035M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 27, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Two-per-turn Mandoline Musical Box by Nicole Freres, no. 41424, brass bedplate marked "Nicole Freres a Geneve 41424," 12 x 3 1/2-in. dia. cylinder, single comb stamped "Nicole Freres," crank-wind, housed in a grain-painted, rosewood veneered, and inlaid box, box lg. 21 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

fly sticks needs adjustment and cleaning, some of the edging on lid is coming off and needs re-glueing.


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Keywords

Nicole Freres, Arts, Comb, Crank, Hairdressing, Inlay, Manufacturing, Music box, Nicole, Visual arts