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1760/18: A charming early/mid 19th century SWISS MUSIC BOX in fine playing order and lovely original condition. Made by Etouffoirs en Acier of Geneva, this pretty box plays four tunes perfectly, and is complete with its original handwritten tune sheet, whilst the box itself is of walnut, inlaid with a marquetry panel to the lid. The movement is key-wound whilst both cylinder and comb are in perfect condition. 12ins wide; 5ins high; 5ins deep (30.5 x 12.75 x 12.75cms) c.1840

box, Music, object, Swiss

£1250

1724/18: DUCOMMUN GIROD: a good mid- 19th century SWISS MUSIC BOX in perfect working order. The walnut box is inlaid to the lid with marquetry and boxwood stringing, and opens to reveal the movement inside which plays EIGHT pretty tunes beautifully. Both the comb and cylinder are in excellent condition, and it is complete with its original hand-written tune sheet. Signed to the end of the brass crank lever. 19ins wide; 7.5ins deep; 6ins high. (48 x 19 x 15cms) c.1865

box, Music, object, Swiss

£1350