J403 (K2460).CHARLES ULLMAN EIGHT AIR MUSICAL BOX WITH FIVE BELLS.
An antique musical box playing eight popular airs as listed on the original coloured tune card and pinned on a cylinder 24cm x 5.5cm accompanied by five tuned engine turned bells, contained in a fruitwood case measuring 22” x 13” x 12”, the lid and front veneered in rosewood inlaid with kingwood banding edged with boxwood, the lid centered with a marquetry design of musical trophies in coloured woods.
Charles Ullman started manufacture in L”Auberson, Switzerland, in 1881 and made good class musical boxes of the cheaper kind.
Price, fully overhauled by our craftsmen, £4,500
A406 (M2476) A SIX AIR MANDOLINE MUSICAL BOX BY GEORGE BENDON
A high quality antique musical box with the tune card of George Bendon of Ste.Croix, with the familiar royal coat of arms supported by a lion and a unicorn, headed “Mandoline” and listing a programme of six well known popular Scottish tunes as pinned on a cylinder 28cm x 5.5cm. The musical movement is contained in a beautiful burr walnut veneered case inlaid with kingwood banding edged with box wood on the lid and front. The serial number “1213” is stenciled under the sound board.
Price, fully restored to perfection in our own workshops, £3,950