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by Bontems, with traditional brass mechanism with an electric drive on a gold painted pedestal, the three caged birds with moving heads, beaks and tails in a naturalistic setting, in good working order. H. 1400mm
Provenance: originally acquired from R. McNeil & Co., 16 Wydon Street, London, c. 1940s-1950s; Bryan Jackson Collection of Music Boxes and Toys.

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French coin activated triple singing bird automaton

Estimate NZ$1,500 - NZ$2,000Jun 02, 2016
Starting Price NZ$750
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