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Lot Number: 256
HENRI JOSEPH LECOULTRE; a good and early part overture musical box, circa 1826, with walnut case, exposed controls, 17cm cylinder with a diameter of 6cm, with fine comb and approx 22 teeth per inch, with 142 fine hooked tipped teeth, with four airs playing on a three air movement (two tunes on full revolution and two more on half revolution), inscribed in ink to the underside of the base detailing the airs 'La Dame Blanche, Should He Upbraid, Cherry Ripe and La Gazza Ladra', no.224, width of case 31cm.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £2000 - £3000

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Condition Report

This musical box has been very well and professionally overhauled and is presented in good order. Slight tarnishing and pitting to the cylinder but overall a fine example.

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Lot Number: 257
NICOLE FRÉRES; a circa 1853 four air 'Super Mandolin' type musical box, the hinged lid detailing the four airs above a 33.5cm cylinder with 187 teeth to the comb, serial no.31666, Gamme no.1166, width of case 51.25cm.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £500 - £700

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Lot Number: 258
A late 19th century walnut and inlaid cased Swiss eight air musical box, the hinged lid enclosing the tune sheet with glazed cover above 16cm cylinder striking on three bells, case width 47cm.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £200 - £300

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Lot Number: 259
A late 19th century simulated rosewood cased symphonion with transfer decoration to the hinged lid, inscribed 'Symphonion Breveté-Patent', with interior figural print, width 17cm, with sixteen discs.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £180 - £220

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Lot Number: 260
A scratch built Edison type phonograph, possibly a prototype, with clockwork movement, set to a 19th century trivet (af), and four cylinders.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £50 - £80

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Lot Number: 261
A 19th century walnut cased polyphon, the hinged lid with floral inlaid detail enclosing a 16.75cm comb and plate no.69838, sold with thirty-nine discs, width 54.25cm.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £200 - £400

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Lot Number: 262
A late 19th century oak cased gramophone complete 'The Duretta' sound box and trumpet, the main box 26 x 24.5 x 13.5cm, the trumpet diameter 40cm.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £50 - £80

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Lot Number: 263
An HMV portable gramophone with a small number of records.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £30 - £50

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Lot Number: 264
A Keytronics Fantasy Varispeed turntable with pair of speakers and instructions, also MT-PH02 turntable (4).
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £20 - £40

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Lot Number: 265
A Soprani mid-20th century piano accordion, the faux mother of pearl casing decorated with scrolling foliate design and marked Soprani, Italia, width 53.5cm in associated blue carry case.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £30 - £50

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