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A rare large 19thC Swiss interchangeable cylinder music box

c.1880, each 13" cylinder playing eight airs, and additionally with six bells. The clockwork mechanism and the comb requiring some attention, the case with crossbanding and floral inlays raised on a conforming table with a single frieze drawer to hold the additional cylinders supported on four cabriole legs terminating in brass casters. Overall 980 x 520 x 1020.

Realised: $6,500