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Mechanical Music Nov. 9: starting 2pm CET - Office Antiques / Science & Technology / Fine Toys & Automata Nov. 10: starting 10am CET

Auction Team Breker Live Webcast Auction 09 Nov 2018 14:00 CET (13:00 GMT) (2 day sale)

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Köln

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  • Otto-Hahn-Straße 10
  • Köln
  • 50997
  • Germany

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Sur-Plateau Musical Silver Snuff Box, c. 1819No. 637, with 32 individual teeth playing a single

Lot 61

Sur-Plateau Musical Silver Snuff Box, c. 1819 No. 637, with 32 individual teeth playing a single air on both sides of 1 ¼ in. (3,2 cm) pinned disc...

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Musical Pocket Watch with Alarm, c. 1885Stamped "ALC, Déposé", with 2-inch (5 cm) enameled Roman

Lot 62

Musical Pocket Watch with Alarm, c. 1885 Stamped "ALC, Déposé", with 2-inch (5 cm) enameled Roman dial with Arabic minute ring, crown-wound moveme...

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Early Musical Clock Base with Zig-Zag Comb, c. 1815-20No. 122, playing three airs, with three

Lot 63

Early Musical Clock Base with Zig-Zag Comb, c. 1815-20 No. 122, playing three airs, with three sectional combs of 22, 21 and 21 individual teeth i...

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Early Musical Snuff Box by F. Nicole with Notation Lines, c. 1820No. 138 inscribed on bedplate,

Lot 64

Early Musical Snuff Box by F. Nicole with Notation Lines, c. 1820 No. 138 inscribed on bedplate, playing two well-arranged airs, with 65 teeth in ...

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2 Austrian Musical Boxes, c. 1830-401) Two-air movement, with 68 teeth in comb (complete, two neatly

Lot 65

2 Austrian Musical Boxes, c. 1830-40 1) Two-air movement, with 68 teeth in comb (complete, two neatly repaired), bass teeth on the right, in later...

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Rare Large 'Salesman's Sample' Musical Box by F. Rzebitschek, c. 1855No. 2564/3608, playing 6

Lot 66

Rare Large 'Salesman's Sample' Musical Box by F. Rzebitschek, c. 1855 No. 2564/3608, playing 6 airs, with 110 teeth in comb (complete), bass teeth...

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3 Tabatière Musical Boxes for Restoration, c. 18601) Two-air movement in plain tin transport case,

Lot 67

3 Tabatière Musical Boxes for Restoration, c. 1860 1) Two-air movement in plain tin transport case, playing condition. - And: 2-3) A two-air and a...

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4 Musical Sewing and Jewelry Boxes, 19th Century1) Piano-form necessaire with two-air movement

Lot 68

4 Musical Sewing and Jewelry Boxes, 19th Century 1) Piano-form necessaire with two-air movement with Jules Cuendet stamp, three treble teeth off -...

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Musical Portico Clock with Fusee Movement, c. 1815Probably Charles-Frédéric Nardin, Neuchâtel.

Lot 69

Musical Portico Clock with Fusee Movement, c. 1815 Probably Charles-Frédéric Nardin, Neuchâtel. With 4 ½-inch (11,5 cm) enameled Arabic dial, two-...

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2 Musical Snuff Boxes for Restoration1) Two-air movement with sectional comb (complete), no.

Lot 70

2 Musical Snuff Boxes for Restoration 1) Two-air movement with sectional comb (complete), no. 11841, in composition case with silver strapwork inl...

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2 Musical Alarm Clocks, c. 19201) Kienzle clock with musical movement (not opened for inspection). -

Lot 71

2 Musical Alarm Clocks, c. 1920 1) Kienzle clock with musical movement (not opened for inspection). - And: 2) Jocker clock with 8 Junghans "Jocker...

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3 Large Tabatière Musical Boxes, c. 1890-19001) Four-air movement with tune-sheet, in grained case

Lot 72

3 Large Tabatière Musical Boxes, c. 1890-1900 1) Four-air movement with tune-sheet, in grained case with inlaid lid, wd. 9 ½ in. (24 cm), governor...

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Musical Traveling Case Retailed by Baker Troll, c. 1880With two-air movement ("The Crown of Rose

Lot 73

Musical Traveling Case Retailed by Baker Troll, c. 1880 With two-air movement ("The Crown of Rose Waltz" and "My Pretty Jane") activated by openin...

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Musical Snuff Box by Cuendet, c. 1870,Playing two airs, with single-piece comb (complete, not

Lot 74

Musical Snuff Box by Cuendet, c. 1870, Playing two airs, with single-piece comb (complete, not examined out of case), underside of the bedplate wi...

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Musical Dancing "Giselle" Automaton, c. 1930No. 3004, with bisque head, fixed blue glass eyes,

Lot 75

Musical Dancing "Giselle" Automaton, c. 1930 No. 3004, with bisque head, fixed blue glass eyes, closed mouth, striped silk costume, carved wood li...

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Miniature Changeable Musical Box by L'Epée, c. 1890No. 146, with five single-air nickel-plated

Lot 76

Miniature Changeable Musical Box by L'Epée, c. 1890 No. 146, with five single-air nickel-plated cylinders, comb with 36 teeth (complete), spring-h...

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Musical Snuff Box, c. 1850Playing two airs, with sectional comb of 16 groups of 4 teeth (two

Lot 77

Musical Snuff Box, c. 1850 Playing two airs, with sectional comb of 16 groups of 4 teeth (two groups possibly replaced, treble tooth off - most li...

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Part of a "Dancing Lesson" Automaton by F. Rzebi tschek Musikwerk, c. 1880With key-wind two-air

Lot 78

Part of a "Dancing Lesson" Automaton by F. Rzebi tschek Musikwerk, c. 1880 With key-wind two-air movement stamped "F. Rzebi tschek Musikwerk, Fabr...

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Books about Musical Clocks and other Mechanical Music InstrumentsThe Musical Clock, Arthur W.J.G.

Lot 79

Books about Musical Clocks and other Mechanical Music Instruments The Musical Clock, Arthur W.J.G. Ord-Hume, England 1995, 352 p. - De Geschiedeni...

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Large Group of Mechanical Music BooksEncyclopedia of Automatic Musical Instruments, Q. David Bowers,

Lot 80

Large Group of Mechanical Music Books Encyclopedia of Automatic Musical Instruments, Q. David Bowers, New York 1979, 1008 p. - Barrel Organ, Arthu...

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3 Works on Austrian Musical BoxesLuuk Goldhoorn, "Die Österreichische Spielwerkemanufaktur im 19.

Lot 81

3 Works on Austrian Musical Boxes Luuk Goldhoorn, "Die Österreichische Spielwerkemanufaktur im 19. Jahrhundert, ein fast vergessener Zweig des Kun...

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Books about Automata, Singing Bird Boxes and other DevicesIm Land der Musikdosen und Automaten,

Lot 82

Books about Automata, Singing Bird Boxes and other Devices Im Land der Musikdosen und Automaten, Les Editions du Cochet, Sainte-Croix 1999, 220 p....

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Mechanical Music Illustrations, early 19th Century onwardsEleven framed illustrations, predominantly

Lot 83

Mechanical Music Illustrations, early 19th Century onwards Eleven framed illustrations, predominantly book plates of early automatic musical instr...

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5 Manivelle Musical BoxesHand-turned movements, one with chromolithographed tune-sheet depicting

Lot 84

5 Manivelle Musical Boxes Hand-turned movements, one with chromolithographed tune-sheet depicting an organ-grinder and his dog, another with Charl...

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"Laurencekirk" Musical Snuff Box, c. 1819Playing two airs, with sectional comb in eighteen groups of

Lot 85

"Laurencekirk" Musical Snuff Box, c. 1819 Playing two airs, with sectional comb in eighteen groups of three teeth (complete), bass teeth on the ri...

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4 Tabatière Musical Boxes1) Two-air sectional-comb movement, no. 4226, in later mahogany case. -

Lot 86

4 Tabatière Musical Boxes 1) Two-air sectional-comb movement, no. 4226, in later mahogany case. - 2) Four-air movement, no. 12550, in walnut case....

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2 Early Musical Movements, c. 18201) Quarter-repeating musical watch, with time-and-strike on 2

Lot 87

2 Early Musical Movements, c. 1820 1) Quarter-repeating musical watch, with time-and-strike on 2 gongs, sectional-comb cylinder movement with 15 p...

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Musical Carriage Clock, c. 1820 onwardsTimepiece with sur-plateau movement (not examined outside

Lot 88

Musical Carriage Clock, c. 1820 onwards Timepiece with sur-plateau movement (not examined outside case) activated upon the hour, chased and engrav...

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Fine 18-Carat Gold Musical Vinaigrette, c. 1815No. 735, with sur-plateau movement playing a single

Lot 89

Fine 18-Carat Gold Musical Vinaigrette, c. 1815 No. 735, with sur-plateau movement playing a single air on two sets of six stacked teeth, in two-c...

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3 Musical Boxes1) Two-air movement with tune-sheet, in carved wood case (bass tooth off). - 2) 1/

Lot 90

3 Musical Boxes 1) Two-air movement with tune-sheet, in carved wood case (bass tooth off). - 2) 1/36 Reuge movement playing "The Harmonious Blacks...

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2 Large Manivelle Musical Boxes, late 19th Century1) Unusual Austrian two-air movement with bass

Lot 91

2 Large Manivelle Musical Boxes, late 19th Century 1) Unusual Austrian two-air movement with bass teeth on the right (one off), in plain wood case...

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Austrian Musical Movement by A. Maly, c. 1895Stamped "A. Maly" on interior of spring-barrel

Lot 92

Austrian Musical Movement by A. Maly, c. 1895 Stamped "A. Maly" on interior of spring-barrel bridge, playing four airs, with 86 teeth in comb (com...

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4 Musical Books1) Musical photograph album with velvet binding and two-air movement, missing

Lot 93

4 Musical Books 1) Musical photograph album with velvet binding and two-air movement, missing governor. - 2) Leather-bound album with a selection ...

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2 Tabatière Musical Boxes1) No. 13186 by H. Lecoultre, playing "Home Sweet Home" and another air,

Lot 94

2 Tabatière Musical Boxes 1) No. 13186 by H. Lecoultre, playing "Home Sweet Home" and another air, with single-piece comb, in green tinplate case ...

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Rare Cylinder Musical Box by Hausleiter, 1822Signed on bedplate "Hausleiter, 1822" and "F.

Lot 95

Rare Cylinder Musical Box by Hausleiter, 1822 Signed on bedplate "Hausleiter, 1822" and "F. Hausleiter, Ansbach" on the underside, playing 2 airs,...

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Interchangeable Musical Box by Junghans, c. 1930With seven hollow single-air cylinders, comb with 38

Lot 96

Interchangeable Musical Box by Junghans, c. 1930 With seven hollow single-air cylinders, comb with 38 teeth (complete), open-spring motor and oak ...

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Musical Harmonium-Form Necessaire, c. 1910Cherrywood case with hinged doors and keyboard, silk-lined

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Musical Harmonium-Form Necessaire, c. 1910 Cherrywood case with hinged doors and keyboard, silk-lined compartment in the lid and two-air cylinder ...

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2 Japanese Cylinder Musical Boxes1) Orpheus 50-note movement by Sankyo Seki Mfg. Co. Ltd.,

Lot 98

2 Japanese Cylinder Musical Boxes 1) Orpheus 50-note movement by Sankyo Seki Mfg. Co. Ltd., playing "Die Forelle" ("The Trout") and "Swan Lake", i...

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Viennese Musical Portico Clock, c. 1820With 5-inch (13 cm) enameled Roman dial, central seconds

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Viennese Musical Portico Clock, c. 1820 With 5-inch (13 cm) enameled Roman dial, central seconds dial, three-train movement striking hours and qua...

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Rare Gilt-Metal Musical Seal, c. 1815Playing a single air, with barillet movement, pinned spring-

Lot 100

Rare Gilt-Metal Musical Seal, c. 1815 Playing a single air, with barillet movement, pinned spring-barrel, stack of eight hooked teeth (complete) w...

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Auto-Multiphone Musical Box by Charles Ullmann, c. 1890With open-spring motor and six

Lot 101

Auto-Multiphone Musical Box by Charles Ullmann, c. 1890 With open-spring motor and six interchangeable cylinders identified on tune-sheet as: "Rob...

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Fine Musical Sewing Necessaire by F. Nicole, c. 1840No. 1091, with recessed velvet-covered tray

Lot 102

Fine Musical Sewing Necessaire by F. Nicole, c. 1840 No. 1091, with recessed velvet-covered tray and interior containing Palais Royale steel, gilt...

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14-Carat Gold Musical Fob, c. 1820With single-air barillet musical movement, stack of twelve

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14-Carat Gold Musical Fob, c. 1820 With single-air barillet musical movement, stack of twelve teeth, pinned spring-barrel wound clockwise through ...

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2 Books onMechanical Singing Birds1) "Mechanical Singing-bird Tabatières", Geoffrey T. Mayson,

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2 Books onMechanical Singing Birds 1) "Mechanical Singing-bird Tabatières", Geoffrey T. Mayson, published by Robert Hale, London 2000, 256 pages, ...

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5 Rare Books about Mechanical Music Instruments1) Albert Protz, "Mechanische Musik-Instrumente",

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5 Rare Books about Mechanical Music Instruments 1) Albert Protz, "Mechanische Musik-Instrumente", Bärenreiter-Verlag, Kassel 1938, 106 pages, with...

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"Les Automates - Figures Artificielles d'Hommes et d'Animaux", 1949Alfred Chapuis and Edmond Droz,

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"Les Automates - Figures Artificielles d'Hommes et d'Animaux", 1949 Alfred Chapuis and Edmond Droz, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Édition du Griffon, 42...

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"The Music Box" Reference Library, 1962-2017Journal of the Musical Box Society of Great Britain,

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"The Music Box" Reference Library, 1962-2017 Journal of the Musical Box Society of Great Britain, from the first issue in Winter 1962/63 - Winter ...

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Musical Cathedral Clock, c. 1860With 4 ¾-inch (12 cm) marble dial Roman dial, three-train repeater

Lot 108

Musical Cathedral Clock, c. 1860 With 4 ¾-inch (12 cm) marble dial Roman dial, three-train repeater movement with silk-thread suspension, striking...

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Early Viennese Musical Movement, c. 1840Playing two airs, with sectional comb of 64 teeth in 16

Lot 109

Early Viennese Musical Movement, c. 1840 Playing two airs, with sectional comb of 64 teeth in 16 groups of 4 (complete), bass teeth on the right, ...

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4 Tabatière Musical Boxes for Restoration, late 19th to early 20th CenturyIncluding a "Mandoline

Lot 110

4 Tabatière Musical Boxes for Restoration, late 19th to early 20th Century Including a "Mandoline Petit Format", playing four operatic airs, with ...

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Musical Snuff Box, c. 1830No. 1034, playing two airs, with sectional comb in 22 groups of three

Lot 111

Musical Snuff Box, c. 1830 No. 1034, playing two airs, with sectional comb in 22 groups of three teeth (complete), in tortoiseshell case with cart...

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Musical Clavichord-Form Sewing Necessaire, c. 1840With recessed tray and two fitted sections

Lot 112

Musical Clavichord-Form Sewing Necessaire, c. 1840 With recessed tray and two fitted sections containing brass, steel and mother-of-pearl implemen...

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Rare Musical Sewing Compendium with Fusee Movement, c. 1815With fitted paper-lined tray and inset

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Rare Musical Sewing Compendium with Fusee Movement, c. 1815 With fitted paper-lined tray and inset removable leather-covered compartments for: two...

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Exceptional 18-Carat Curved Musical Gold Snuffbox, c. 1812No. 203, with five-pillared barillet

Lot 114

Exceptional 18-Carat Curved Musical Gold Snuffbox, c. 1812 No. 203, with five-pillared barillet movement playing a single air, pinned spring-barre...

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3 Musical Boxes in Decorated Tin Cases, c. 18901) Two-air movement, in gold-and-blue lithographed

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3 Musical Boxes in Decorated Tin Cases, c. 1890 1) Two-air movement, in gold-and-blue lithographed case with lid depicting Einsiedeln Abbey, playi...

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Palais Royale Musical Sewing Necessaire, c. 1830With recessed tray containing steel, gilt and

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Palais Royale Musical Sewing Necessaire, c. 1830 With recessed tray containing steel, gilt and mother-of-pearl implements: pair of snowflake threa...

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Fine Dutch Musical Sewing Compendium, c. 1820Comprising 14-carat seed-pearl-set gold fob watch,

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Fine Dutch Musical Sewing Compendium, c. 1820 Comprising 14-carat seed-pearl-set gold fob watch, no. 37625, with fusee movement and three-color ch...

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Musical Sur-Plateau Watch Movement for Restoration, Study or Display, c. 1820With 28 staggered teeth

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Musical Sur-Plateau Watch Movement for Restoration, Study or Display, c. 1820 With 28 staggered teeth arranged on two levels, pinned disc and time...

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2 Small Musical Movements, c. 1860-18801) Unusual miniature key-wind cartel movement, playing a

Lot 119

2 Small Musical Movements, c. 1860-1880 1) Unusual miniature key-wind cartel movement, playing a single air, with brass bedplate stamped "R. Yates...

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Mechanical Music NoveltiesFisher Price "Music Box Record Player" with five discs including "Camptown

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Mechanical Music Novelties Fisher Price "Music Box Record Player" with five discs including "Camptown Races", souvenir musical box from Lourdes; a...

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