Rare Five-Revolution Mandoline Changeable
Musical Box by Bremond, c. 1865
No. 10654, with four five-air cylinders, governor stamped
"BAB", tune-sheet with importer's stamp: "Alex M. Hays & Co., 23 Maiden Lane, New York", in rosewood-veneered
case with original finish, width 30 in. (76,5 cm), cylinders 13 in. (33 cm). Cylinders 1–3 are exclusively operatic,
cylinder 4 includes two popular airs.
A beautifully arranged movement with a rare
five-revolution format, in excellent playing condition.
Reserve: 4.000/US$ 5,120