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Musical Box

44

M

98

Draft

2024-05-16

Musical Box

G. Baker-Troll & Co.

Orchestra Box

c. 1890

Geneva

Private house

Double spring spring motor

Double spring spring motor

Playable and frequently demontrated on tours

This Swiss Musical Box has 2 steel combs, a 20 note double reed organ box, 6 bells and a drum with 8 repeaters. The cylinder is pinned with 10 tunes. There is a double spring motor for increased playing time.

Pinned drum, tuned steel combs, reed organ driven by spring motor with double springs.

Non-interchangeable pinned drum. Pinned with 10 operatic tunes.

Musical Museum

1990

Legacy of Miss L.M. Wilson.

Gallery 1

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