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A GERMAN POLYPHON SINGLE COMB MUSIC DISC AND BELL BOX,

Lot 0242
A GERMAN POLYPHON SINGLE COMB MUSIC DISC AND BELL BOX, LEIPZIG, 1887-1914, mahogany veneered over oak, the lid has incised flower at center, opening to an interior mounted with a chromolitho of cherubs playing instruments in a rocaille moonlit grotto, ratchet crank mechanism with start-stop knob below, the interior with a gilt finished based plate stamped "Polyphon," and a nest of six steel bells, number 157314; with four discs. Height: 7" Width: 10 1/2" Depth: 9 5/8"

Condition

In working order. One has some trouble playing. A panel on the box lid has shrunk slightly, some surface wear throughout but overall in very good condition, wear commensurate with age and use.

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Starting Bid

$400.00

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A GERMAN POLYPHON SINGLE COMB MUSIC DISC AND BELL BOX,

Estimate $800 - $1,200May 19, 2018
6116 Skyline Dr. Ste. # 1
Houston, TX 77057
United States
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