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An Imperial Interchangeable musical box by Nicole Freres
An Imperial Interchangeable musical box by Nicole Freres

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An Imperial Interchangeable musical box by Nicole Freres
No. 52809, with double-spring motor, speed regulator and tune indicator, central 31-key organ, six bells in two groups of three in formation flanking tune indicator, castanet and drum accompaniment in walnut-veneered case with boxwood stringing and blank N.Freres tune sheet inside the lid and brass carrying handles, with two cylinders playing mainly hymns including In God Our Help and eight further cylinders all de-pinned -45in. (114cm) wide, the cylinders 17½in. (44.4cm) wide (11)
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