Extremely Rare Musical Sur Plateau Snuff Box With Watch

Nice and Early Tortoiseshell Snuff box

Sur plateau 2tune  mechnism

Plays every hour or ad will

Fuse wind watch

Ca 1820

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Early purse form musical snuff box (tabatière)

Mechanism

Very rare to find Musical Snuff box

Made in Geneva

Singed “Chapius & Barrah” “fecit a geneva 1813″ (or 1813)

Stamped on the comb base “C & B” “P”

comb 14 section of 3 teeth on a 2.8cm cilinder

Note the nicely made start/stop train

Spring singed and dated “Bertrant 1813″

Playing a well known tune :

Chapius & Barrah

Case by JF Bautte & Cie

engravings “M S” in the case refering to the owner Sir Marcus Somerville 4th (d. 1831)

case

case detailed

back

start-stop

chapius-et-barat

cb

Zeer zeldzaam snuifdoosje  uit Genève

gesigneerd op de cilinder “Chapius & Barrah” “fecit a geneva 1813″

gestempeld op de kam-basis “C & B” “P”

Kam uit 14 secties van 3 tanden. De cilinder 2.8cm lang

video :

Chapius & Barrah

Het gouden doosje door JF Bautte & Cie

graveerwerk op de kist ”M S” refererend naar de eigenaar Sir Marcus Somerville 4th (d. 1831)

 veer gesigneerd “Bertrant 1813″

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Early Lecoultre music box

Early Lecoultre music box

Playing 6 tunes as listed on the original tunesheet

Exterior levers

Ser Nr 10392

Cylinder lenght : 26.3cm

box size : 39×13x9.5cm

Ca 1835

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Vroeg cilinderspeeldoosje door Lecoultre.

mechanisme met externe bediening en 6 melodiën.

Cilinder lengte 26.3cm

Grootte : 39×13x9.5cm

Ca 1835

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Small 1810 variation music box

Very rare to find music box

comb : sections of 1 teeth per screw

Playing 4 tune : a variation on a theme of Mozart

Ilustrated in ‘Musical Boxes’ by David Tallis (1971) Page 17

Note the extra wheel and pinion in the speed regulator

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Zeer zeldzaam speeldoosje

Ca 1810

kam : 1 tand per sectie

speelt een variatie op een thema van Mozart.

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Miniature mandoline Souvenir Music box

Small mandoline music box

3 tunes

very extensive mandoline setting.

Souvenir box from Grindelwald

Made around 1880

Video on : http://youtu.be/0o3h3TNmqV0 (this gives an idea, the quality of this box is however much better then this vidoe shows)

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Mooi souvenir doosje

Mandoline zetting

3 tunes

Ca 1880

video : http://youtu.be/0o3h3TNmqV0 (geeft een idee, maar doet de kwaliteit geen eer aan)

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