AUCTION : 0518


Clock, Watch, Jewelry, Nautical Instruments & Antiques Auction

Clocks & Clockmaker's Shop featuring rare French Industrial Series
Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:30am: LOTS 1 - 598
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am. Limited Watch Preview Extended Until 12pm.

Precision Timepieces, Important Watches, Nautical Instruments, Marine Clocks, Jewelry & Antiques
Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 10am: LOTS 599 - 1192
Preview: Saturday, May 19 at 8am to 10:15am & Sunday, May 20 at 8am to 9:45am 

The Manchester Downtown Hotel (formerly the Radisson Hotel), Manchester, NH

Lot#: 631

DESCRIPTION: Mermod Frères, St. Croix, Switzerland, "Stella Concert No. 150", cylinder music box with duplex comb, playing 14 inch discs in a mahogany case with molded base and lid, with15 discs.
CONDITION: mahogany case is dusty, but is in excellent condition. The box plays when wound, but the volume isn't all that it could be. Inside edge of case is worn where the discs rub when inserting and removing. Nice Stella logo on the inside of lid that has a gouge from the handle on the mechanism. Stella discs do not have projections. Many of the discs have copyright dates from the 1890s. Jacot retailer plaque under the lid.
ESTIMATE: $800 - $1200
CIRCA: 1900
DIMENSIONS: 11.5in x 24in x 19.75in