London, South Kensington
25 May 2004
A mandoline visible bells musical box
No. 114, playing ten airs accompanied by six bells with finial strikers, zither attachment, tune indicator, single-spring with engine-turned gear-wheel, tune-sheet and crossbanded rosewood veneered case with inlaid front and lid -- 26in. (56cm.) wide, the cylinder 13in. (33cm.), (hinges defective, replacement tip)
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The title 'mandoline' found on the tune-sheet presumably refers to the zither attachment, as there is no noticeable mandoline effect in the arrangement.
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The estimate should read 800-1200GBP.
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