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DescriptionA Swiss Sublime Harmony Zither Cylinder Music Box, circa 1885
Marks: Sublime Harmony Zither, 46031
9-1/2 x 34-1/2 x 13 inches (24.1 x 87.6 x 33.0 cm)
This exceptional music box features The Star Spangled Banner as one of the fourteen tunes on the brass cylinder. Housed in a lacquered mahogany case with music-themed boulle brass cartouches inlaid with exotic woods and mother-of-pearl is the double comb mechanism with zither feature. A hand-lettered paper label lists the fourteen tunes and serial number.
Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500.
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