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Forsythes' Auction, Cincinnati, Ohio, 7 Nov. 2004
By Dave Forsythe

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On Sunday, 7 November 2004, in Cincinnati, Ohio, Forsythes' Auction
will conduct an auction of over 125 mechanical music machines,
including :

  Disc music boxes:
Regina Orchestral Corona Style 3A;
Regina Orchestral Corona Style 8A, as is;
27-1/2" upright Symphonion with 12 bells;
24-1/2" Polyphon upright with base;
15-1/2" Reginaphone Style 240;
18-1/2" Mira console;
15-1/2" Regina changer Style 36;
Regina Rococo Style 9 & 19;
15-1/2" Regina serpentine Style 50;
several other 15-1/2" Reginas including some with stands;
rare Regina model 42 serpentine console;
20-3/4" Regina Style 26;
20-3/4" upright Regina Style 25;
11" Regina;
19" upright Symphonion with stand;
11", 13", 14", & 17" Symphonions;
14-1/2" Polyphon with 12 bells;
13" Komet;
9-1/2" Britanica with clock;
16" Kalliope;
other disc boxes;

  Cylinder music boxes:
large 26" X 4" 8-tune box;
large 22" Paillard box;
13" cylinder box with serpentine case and clock in front;
Paillard 11-1/2" interchangeable box with 4 cylinders;
Mermod Freres 17-1/2" cylinder box;
7-1/2" cylinder interchangeable box with 10 cylinders;
6-tune cylinder box with bells;
13" organ cylinder box with elaborate case;
early Decommun Girod cylinder box;
early LeCoultre box;
6" & 13" orchestral boxes;
10-tune cylinder box;
13" 12-tune cylinder box;
several other cylinder music boxes;

  Mechanical pianos, organs, orchestrions, automata:
coin operated 44-note Wurlitzer Pianino with leaded glass front;
rare George Hicks barrel piano with automata figures;
early upright barrel organ with 4 barrels;
Muzzio monkey organ;
other barrel organs;
2 Style A cuff boxes;
musical birds in cages;
musical ship automata;
small Symphonion musical clock;
gold musical watch fob;

plus many phonographs and slot machines and much more.

The auction venue is the Starlite Ballroom, 5994 Linneman Street,
Cincinnati, OH 45228.  The auction begins at 12:00 noon, Sunday,
November 7th, 2004.  Previews will be on Saturday, November 6th, 6:00
P.M. to 8:00 P.M., and Sunday, November 7th, 9:00 A.M. to 11:45 P.M.
Buyers premium 10%. A color catalog is available for $25.00.  More
information at

Dave Forsythe, Auctioneer
Frank Forsythe, Auctioneer
Forsythes' Auctions
9423 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45242 USA
Tel.: 1-513-791-2323
fax:  1-937-377-3720
email: [delete ".geentroep" to reply]

 [ Dave says plans are underway to enable remote live bidding
 [ via the Internet.  See and
 [ Highlights of previous auctions and prices paid are at
 [ Watch also at the MMD Auctions site,
 [  -- Robbie

(Message sent Tue 12 Oct 2004, 14:38:49 GMT, from time zone GMT-0700.)

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