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Auction Results
By Philippe Rouillé

Paris, June 1st 1997

On May 11th took place in Chartres (France, 1 hour from Paris) a
specialized sale in mechanical music (45 items). The 3 biggest pieces,
which were in good condition, were sold as follow :

Cylinder Organ Gavioli 60 keys, 4 stops (ca 1880), 86.000 FF (ca 15.000 US$)
Symphonion disc music box, diameter 64 cm, 52.000 FF (ca 9.100 US$)
Book Organ Gasparini 52 keys (many restorations), 64.000 FF (ca 11.200 US$)

You may look at theses pieces on my Web site Musica Mecanica, clicking on
"Events 03/97", at the end of the "News 6/97", and looking at Chartres
auction sale May 11th.
Or you may look in the A-Z section of the same site at  Barrel Organ (for
the Gavioli), Fair Organ (for the Gasparini) and Music Box (for the

The Web address of the site is:

Best regards,


Philippe Rouille
(Paris, France)

(Message sent Sun 1 Jun 1997, 09:41:33 GMT, from time zone GMT+0200.)

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