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Lot 17

A 19th century Ducommun Girod Swiss musical box, with stained wood case, playing 4 airs on a 7.75'' cylinder, case width 13.5''.

Estimate £80 - £120 Sold for £520


There are three teeth missing and no obvious teeth tips missing, this is a key wind music box with what appears to be the original key which is slightly split in the winding hole but still works, there is a crank handle and three sliding buttons on the same side, box is in working order although a little quiet, to the left of the cylinder is an impressed number '9008' and a name 'Ducommun Girod' unfortunately cylinder is a little bit rusty in places but otherwise appears to be in fairly good order, the comb is rusty also, case is damaged particularly in the top right hand corner of the lid, split and worn as well, will need some attention.