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Lot Number: 423
A 19th century Swiss rosewood crossbanded twelve air musical box, the hinged lid enclosing original pictorial label, glass protective cover and 33cm barrel with floral decorated damper, apparently unnamed, overall width 65.5cm.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £200 - £300

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Heavy wear to the case commensurate with age, the writing on the air sheet is faded but readable, there are seven tips of teeth broken and missing, pitting to the barrel and pitting to the metal work throughout.

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Lot Number: 424
A 19th century Swiss lever wind musical box playing ten airs including Verdi, Suppé and Strauss, with chromolithograph tune sheet, no.25439, 13'' cylinder with plaque stamped 'D.R.P 33516, patented June 1885, Oester: Pat; 20820', with inlaid lid and painted front on bracket feet, 56.5 x 21.5 x 17.5cm.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £500 - £800

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Rubbing to the ebonised parts particularly to raised areas and edges, decorative lyre shaped ornaments to the sides missing, minor damage to the inlaid front panel and with scratched throughout, two broken teeth and two broken tips of teeth.

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Lot Number: 425
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: 426
A rosewood bowl backed mandolin, with a bone fronted bridge and circular mother of pearl fret markers, length 59cm.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £20 - £40

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Lot Number: 427
An Italian bowl back tortoiseshell and mother of pearl decorated mandolin, with Carlo Martello of Naples label to the inside, length 60cm, cased.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £50 - £80

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Lot Number: 428
A rosewood bowl back Neapolitan mandolin bearing label inscribed 'Giovanni Montaldi, Napoli, F.C. Wilkes, Agent', a ukulele and a piccolo (3).
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £30 - £50

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Lot Number: 429
A German violin with spurious Stradivarius label, length of back 36cm (af).
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £30 - £50

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Lot Number: 430
An early 20th century full size German Stradivarius copy violin, with two-piece back, length 35.5cm, cased with a bow.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £60 - £100

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Lot Number: 431
A silver plated J. Higham Ltd of Manchester French trombone, no.57201, contesting model class A, also inscribed 'Colin Grime Darwen', cased.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £30 - £40

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Lot Number: 432
A Hohner 'Verdi I', piano accordion with leather straps, cased also an accordion tutor by T.W.Thurban.
Category: Musical Instruments and Mechanical Music
Estimate: £50 - £80

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