Dear MMDs, Auction Team Breker's next sale of Science, Technology
and Mechanical Music takes place in Cologne, Germany, on 25 May, 2013.
This is a large auction with over 500 lots, of which around 125 are
dedicated to cylinder and disc musical boxes, pneumatic instruments,
early phonographs and automata.
Highlights include a beautiful 20-3/4-inch 'Rookwood' drum-table
Regina, an Autophone Co. Grand Roller Organ and cobs, a Fortuna 26-inch
Orchestrion, a beautiful Gustave Vichy 'Mask Seller' automaton and a
large mechanical picture clock by Xavier Tharin. Also included in the
auction are antique clocks and watches, wireless equipment and the
world's first Apple computer! The auction can be viewed online at
Many of the instruments can also be enjoyed on YouTube:
Bidding is in person, by commission, telephone or on the Internet.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
Tel. + 49 (0) 2236 38 43 40. We hope to see you at the sale!
Uwe Breker - Auction Team Breker