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Christie's Mechanical Music Auction 26 July 2001
By Nick Hawkins

Christie's next mechanical music auction takes place on 26 July
in London, and includes 131 of cylinder and disc musical boxes,
organs, automata, singing birds, gramophones, phonographs and radio.

Highlights include a rare Komet "600" 33-3/8 inch disc music box,
regarded as the largest disc musical box produced; a Lioret No. 2
phonograph; a Lambert conjurer automaton in rare Mephistopheles
costume; a Bontems singing bird ormolu clock; Phalibois monkey trio
automaton; and over forty lots of musical boxes.

For further information contact Christie's, tel.: 0207 321 3278.

Best wishes

Nick Hawkins

(Message sent Sun 15 Jul 2001, 13:36:16 GMT, from time zone GMT+0100.)

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