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Polyphon No. 4 Automatic Disc-Changing Musical Box, c. 1900
No. 1732, by Polyphon Musikwerke, Leipzig. For discs of 19 5/8 in. Ø, 118 teeth in duplex music comb (complete), disc storage rack for 12 discs, tune index, helical-spring motor, provision for playing discs once or twice, Art-Nouveau case with pierced foliate fret and bound reeded columns, size 29 x 19 1/3 x 58 in., with 36 discs. Restored by Jim Weir, Angus, Scotland, in 1993. Superb playing condition and remarkable tonal quality. - Literature: Bowers, "Encyclopedia of Automatic Musical Instruments", p. 155. - With copy of the original instruction manual. - A very rare model!

Großer Plattenwechsel-Automat Polyphon Nr. 4, um 1900
Polyphon Musikwerke, Leipzig. Nr. 1732, für Blechplatten Ø 49,8 cm, 118 Töne im Doppelkamm (komplett), Magazin für 12 Platten, einzeln anwählbar, Federwerkantrieb, Gesamtmaße 74 x 49 x 146 cm, mit 36 Platten, mit Anleitung in Kopie. Das Instrument befindet sich in sehr gutem restauriertem Zustand, mit phantastischem Klang. - Literatur: Bowers, "Encyclopedia of Automatic Musical Instruments", S. 155. - Außerordentlich selten!

Start Price: EUR 14000

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Polyphon No. 4 Automatic Disc-Changing Musical Box, c.

Estimate €18,000 - €25,000Nov 09
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Koeln, DE
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