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A four-air lever-wind musical box
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A four-air lever-wind musical box

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A four-air lever-wind musical box
signed on the winding lever Ducommun Girod, the front inlaid with musical trophies and oak leaves, the lid with a mounted hunstman and coloured enamel spandrels and a later brass plaque engraved Overture inside -- 17¾in. (45cm.) wide, the cylinder 9 1/8 x 2 5/8in (23.5 x 6.5cm.) diam. (4 teeth replaced)
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There is no serial number visible on this movement. Three of the airs (not overtures) have been identified as from Ernani, Norma (Casta Diva) and Lucia di Lammermoor.
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