Condition Report For Lot# 843 :
the music box is key wound from the side, with 11 inch cylinder, and with all teeth intact and only minor damper noise. The case itself has some loose joints from dryness, and some minor corner losses commensurate with its age. This item was retailed by Morath Brothers, 71 Dale Street, Liverpool, England, on February 8, 1884, and so indicated on the original delivery sticker, that also bears several repair ticket numbers. Original bone hands are finely carved. The gong attached to the rear case cover is a replacement.