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 1206: Baker Troll, c. 1880

 


Antique Drum and Bell Music Box by Baker Troll, c. 1880

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A very fine-sounding antique music box with 6 bells and drum made by Baker-Troll of Geneva, Switzerland in c. 1880.

The movement features 6 saucer bells and a central drum with 8 beaters, and the governor is stamped with the maker’s mark.

The music box plays a selection of 10 operatic and popular tunes as detailed on the original tunesheet on the inside of the lid.

The case is traditional veneered rosewood with an inlay to the lid and front, together with mahogany banding and boxwood stringing.


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Size:
Width:
24” / 62cm
 
Height:
11” / 28cm
Depth:
13” / 33cm

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Antique Drum and Bell Music Box by Baker Troll, c. 1880: open view

Antique Drum and Bell Music Box by Baker Troll, c. 1880: musical movement

Antique Drum and Bell Music Box by Baker Troll, c. 1880: governor

Antique Drum and Bell Music Box by Baker Troll, c. 1880: cylinder

Antique Drum and Bell Music Box by Baker Troll, c. 1880: tunesheet

Antique Drum and Bell Music Box by Baker Troll, c. 1880: case

Antique Drum and Bell Music Box by Baker Troll, c. 1880: lid

Antique Drum and Bell Music Box by Baker Troll, c. 1880: front


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