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    A Large Henry Gautschi & Sons Burled Walnut Music Box, circa 1890
    Marks to mechanism: H. Gautschi & Sons, STE CROIX, Schweitzerland, PHILADELPHIA
    Marks to lockplate: Gautschi & Sons
    16 x 30-5/8 x 15-3/4 inches (40.6 x 77.8 x 40.0 cm)

    The music box having upper case housing movement and cylinder below glass door, case mounted with gilt bronze handles to side and ebonized wood trim accents, lower plinth housing drawer with two extra cylinders.


    Condition Report*: Light wear to feet, rubbing to ebonized trim, light UV fading to case, right-most tooth to comb missing, few very minor veneer flakes, otherwise good with wear commensurate with age and use. Key included for lower compartment only. In apparent working condition, however Heritage does not guarantee the working order or completeness of mechanisms.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    September, 2018
    21st-23rd Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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