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A Mandoline Quatuor Expressive musical box
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A Mandoline Quatuor Expressive musical box

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A Mandoline Quatuor Expressive musical box
by Paillard, Vaucher, Fils, No. 11763, playing six airs (three operatic, Choral de Luther (Nun Danket Alles) and two others), with large cylinder, mandoline teeth in groups of up to seven, the comb base concealed beneath a nickel-plated cover engraved 6 Airs - Mandoline Quatuor Expressive - Accord Parfait, the control panel similarly plated (but now worn), in crossbanded burr-walnut veneered case with tune-sheet and crossbanded ebonised plinth moulding -- 29½in. (75cm.) wide, the cylinder 17¼ x 31/8in. (44 x 8cm.) diam, the comb with approximately 164 teeth
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