London, South Kensington
31 May 2007
A fine Mandoline Expressive part-Overture Musical Box
No. 2063, playing 6 airs including William Tell Overture, with single spring lever-wind motor, single section comb and mandoline teeth in groups of up to six, reeded bedplate and Paillard-Vaucher tunesheet, ebonised interior and walnut-veneered case with line inlay and crossbanded in kingwood with ebonised moulded edge and base -26½in. (67.3cm) wide, the cylinder 13in. (33cm) wide, 3¼in. (8.3cm) diameter
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The lower central shield of the tunesheet has the retailers label of Horlogerie Bijouterie, Grfêcvrerie, Justin & Alfred Bornand, Geneva & Montreux.
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