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 1150: Nicole Freres, c. 1875

 


Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Nicole Freres, c. 1875

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A wonderful quality orchestral music box made by the prestigious firm of Nicole Freres of Geneva, Switzerland in c. 1875.

The movement features a drum with 8 hammer beaters, 6 bells with bird strikers, and a castanet with 6 hammer strikers, all of which can be engaged and disengaged at will. The comb bears the Nicole Freres stamp, which is also featured on the replacement tunesheet.

The music box plays 8 popular tunes with a very nice sound. The case is also beautiful, of inlaid rosewood with elaborate inlays to both the lid and front.


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Size:
Width:
27” / 69cm
 
Height:
10” / 25cm
Depth:
12” / 31cm

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Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Nicole Freres_open view

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Nicole Freres_orchestral movement

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Nicole Freres_movement

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Nicole Freres_musical movement

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Nicole Freres_ side view of movement

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Nicole Freres_ tunesheet

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Nicole Freres_ shut view

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Nicole Freres_ lid inlay

Antique Drum, Bell & Castanet Music Box by Nicole Freres: front inlay


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