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#: 628

DESCRIPTION: Geo. Baker & Co., late G. Baker-Troll & Co., Geneva, Switzerland, 21" cylinder music box playing 12 tunes on three combs over three octaves in a burl walnut and Carpathian elm burled veneer case with ebonized accents
CONDITION: the mechanism that has been fully restored by Henry Childs of Michigan and has a couple patches and small ding to the lid veneer and some deep scratches that have been nicely restored, but are visible at certain angles. Back right foot has a little damage. The right side panel has a repaired crack and some roughness on the edges. The left side panel has some veneer roughness on the edges as well. The 21 inch nickel plated cylinder and movement has been nicely cleaned and restored. The original tune card is missing. The tips on all the teeth in the three combs are present. The cylinder has a small ding. Seven teeth have been professionally restored.
ESTIMATE: $3000 - $5000
CIRCA: 1880
DIMENSIONS: 9.25in x 37.25in x 13in