Auction 445 / Lot n° 499

A Mermod Frères interchangeable cylinder musical box "Guitar" model, built after 1886 in S.te Croix. The instrument is equipped with two cylinders with six airs each. In a wood case with threads and inlays on the outside and ebonized lacquer on the inside. Serial number: 17715 Measurements 83x31x38 ca. (defects, playable but four teeths broken) Bibl.: Arthur W. J. G. Ord-Hume, The musical box. A guide for collector, Schiffer Pub Ltd, Atglen PA, 1999 Q. David Bowers, Encyclopedia of automatic musical instruments, Vesta press, New York, 1972

Auction: 10 April 2019 at 15:00

Estimate € 1,400 - 1,600

Sold € 2,400