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Chartres 0805
FRANCE - CHARTRES - GALERIE DE CHARTRES
Ventes aux enchères publiques
(80 km or 1 hour by car from Paris)
Sunday 25 May 2008

Me Jean-Pierre Lelièvre - Pascal Maiche - Alain Paris
Commissaires-priseurs associés (Auctioneers)

IMPORTANT AUCTION OF MECHANICAL MUSIC INSTRUMENTS
AND AUTOMATA
Sunday May 25th 2008, beginning at 14 h (2 pm).
In the "Galerie de Chartres", 500 feet from the Cathedral.

Ca 250 lots :

Very fine mechanical music instruments from the Marchal collection :

Many fine automatas by Vichy, Vichy-Triboulet, Decamps, Roullet-Decamps, Phalibois, Lambert, Renou, Jaf, etc.
Of which The two joking clowns, A smart lady at her dressing table, by Vichy
Three monkeys (a conjurer and two musicians) by Phalibois
and several singing birds (snuffboxes, cages, clock)
Fine cylinder musical boxes, a rare one with a singing bird in a garden
Six rare Prag musical boxes or movements, and boxes for the Chinese market
Disc musical boxes
Barrel pianos, one of them a very fine Turkish portable one
A 35 keys organ with drums by Limonaire
Organettes, serinette, musical picture clocks
Many small musical items (photo albums, tiles, alarm clocks)
Related documentation
Fairground artifacts, several animals by Bayol, Limonaire, Mathieu, Coquereau et Maréchal, Van Guyse, and arcade machines
Many phonographs
 

IMPORTANT :
The auction will take place as usual in the old gothic "Chapel",
500 feet from the cathedral, 7, rue Collin d'Harleville, 28000-Chartres.
(Facing the large old Post office, now a mediatheque).
(Same phone and fax numbers as the office, as stated below)

- VIEWING : Friday May 23d : 15 to 17 h and 20 h30 to 22 h
   Saturday May 24th :  9 to 10h30 (then auction of dolls)
Sunday May 25th :  9h30 to 11h30

- ADMINISTRATION, ENQUIRIES AND CATALOGUES
The new offices are in Le Coudray, 3 km south-east from the center of the city
10, rue Claude Bernard - ZA du Coudray BP 70129 - 28003 Chartres Cedex
Tel.*  +33 (0) 2 37 88 28 28
Fax * : + 33 (0) 2 37 88 28 20
E-mail: chartres@galeriedechartres.com

Technical consultant for mechanical music instruments :
M. Philippe Rouillé,
Tel./Fax* +33 (0)1 42 36 10 25

* Do not dial the first (0) if you are outside France.

IMPORTANT NOTICES :

Estimates are given in euros.
The price mentioned in the estimates is the price expected at the hammer, in euros. For the buyer, add a total premium of 15 % (taxes included) on the hammer price.

Next specialized auction : December 2008. Entries till end of October 2008.

If you are interested in dolls, there is a large specialized auction (and a special catalogue in French) on Saturday May 24th, with several hundred lots.

This English translation is given only for the convenience of English speaking clients, and tries to be as reliable as possible. Nevertheless, only the French text of the catalogue (with the occasional corrections given during the auction) is conclusive. (Please read the general conditions of the auction on the back of the cover of the French catalogue). If you have any doubts or questions about an item, please ask the auction house before the auction.

A reference is sometimes made to the following book :
- Q. D. "Bowers" Encyclopaedia of Automatic Musical instruments (Vestal Press, USA, 1972 and many subsequent reprints).

Chartres is a beautiful old city, about 1 hour from Paris with a car or by train.
You may visit one of the finest XIIIth century cathedrals in France, with wonderful deep blue stained glass windows ("le bleu de Chartres"). It has been for centuries a well known pilgrimage.

For any information or to get a printed catalog (only in French), just write or fax to the above mentioned address, or send an e-mail to :
chartres@galeriedechartres.com

This catalogue is also visible at the following web address :
(as the previous auctions since 1998, and the results after this auction)

http://www.mmdigest.com/Auctions/


Nº 501-520 Various small musical items.

Automatas

Nº 521: "Les demoiselles Philippart" A dancing doll with a Reuge musical movement, under glass dome. Ca 1980. Height 17 cm.
Est. 50/100 €

Nº 522: "Les demoiselles de Philippart" A dancing couple with a Reuge musical movement, under glass dome. Ca 1980. Height 19 cm. Good condition.
Est. 50/100 €

Nº 523: A wax dancing doll on a two tunes musical box. Black wooden case with brass stringing decoration. End of the XIXth c. Height 28 cm. 22x13 cm.
Est. 200/250 €

Nº 524: "A shower", an amusing musical box When starting the mechanism, the curtain opens to reveal a bisque naked woman, while the lid of the casket placed in front of the shower opens, with an ingenious battery operated lighting. 1st part of the XXth c. Height 25 cm. 20x11 cm.
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 525: "La lessiveuse" (a washing boiler), a small animated picture with an "Epinal" silhouette cut out paper : in the foreground, a woman thresh linen, a mill wheel rotates behind her, and in the background there is a village. Two movements for the animations, and one tune musical movement. In a black frame. Ca 1900. 30x26 cm.
Est. 600/800 €

Nº 526: "La bergère", (The shepherdess), a pulling toy on four wooden wheels, German bisque head character, beginning of the XXth c. Fine condition. Height 33 cm. 16,5x11 cm.
Est. 600/800 €

Nº 527: ROULLET DECAMPS A mechanical toy depicting a barking dog appearing out of its wicker kennel. Pressed cardboard dog, opening its mouth. With a brass plate "Breveté S.G.D.G. Déposé" and the label of the Bordeaux shop "Vilate Lepage Cours de l'Intendance". Réf. 194 in the catalogue Roullet Decamps. Height 29 cm. L. 29 cm.
Est. 600/800 €

Nº 528: ROULLET DECAMPS "A walking girl, pulling a cart" Fine open mouthed Jumeau head, keywound mechanism inside the body to move the legs. She pulls a flat cart on which is placed a trunk and a wicker basket. Under glass dome. Height 36 cm, length 44 cm.
Est. 1800/2000 €

Nº 529: DECAMPS A fine and rare leopard crawling and moving its tail, in fine original condition. Total length 60 cm.
Est. 1500/2000 €

Nº 530: ROULLET DECAMPS "Ours à l'éventail" (A bear with a fan) covered with white fur, glass eyes, mechanical toy ca 1930 (the mechanism is blocked). Height 32 cm.
Est. 250/300 €

Nº 531: Jean Pierre HARTMANN A fine miniature fairground carrousel, in painted metal sheet, with a 3 tunes Reuge musical movement. With a label : "Création Hartman". Ca 1980.
Est. 800/1200 €

Nº 532: "Homme prisant" (a man taking snuff) A German character, moved thanks to four manual pulls. Composition body, with original silk clothes, movements of his head, arms and his whole body coughing. Wooden paper covered base. Ca 1860. Height 40 cm.
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 533: "La bergère" (A shepherdess) A charming pulling toy, beginning of the XXth c., depicting an open mouth German bisque headed shepherdess with her sheep. Fine original condition, on a wooden plank decorated with printed paper featuring exotic birds, on four small metal wheels. H. 32 cm - L. 28 cm.
Est. 1200/1800 €

Nº 534: ROULLET DECAMPS "Le violoniste" A charming automaton with a Jumeau head, stamped "E", painted metal hands. Two movements : he rotates his head and his hand holding the bow. Canted corners base with musical movement. Fine original clothes, ca 1885-1890. H. 46 cm.
Est. 3000/3500 €

Nº 535: A silver gilt ("vermeil") singing bird snuff box. Fine case in Louis XVIth style, with enameled lid depicting on top XVIIIth c. characters, and flowers in the inside. With a small opening compartment at the rear. The bird rotates, with movements of its head and tail, interesting mechanism (see photo). French make of the beginning of the XXth c. H. 3,5 cm. 10x6 cm.
Est. 4000/6000 €

Nº 536: A silver gilt ("vermeil") singing bird snuff box, by Griesbaum. Fine case decorated (bottom included) with birds and foliage, with rounded sides. A pushing button starts the bird shaped mechanism, with very fine singing. The bird rotates, moves beak and wings. A small opening compartment at the rear houses the bird shaped key. Mid XXth c. 10,5x6,5 cm.  H. 4 cm. A similar silver box is depicted in the book "Flights of fancy", by Sharon and Christian Bailly, (page 352).
Est. 2000/2500 €

Nº 537: A rare clock with a singing bird Fine regulator type cage shaped clock. Polished and gilt metal structure, with sides in beveled glass. The base houses a fine independently driven movement of singing birds. Fine song. France, ca 1880. The movement of the clock is stamped : "S. Marto et Cie Médaille de bronze, Paris". H. 48 cm. 25x18 cm.
Est. 10000/15000 €

Nº 538: A singing bird box by Griesbaum A chased metal case decorated with foliage, putty and birds. Fine singing. The bird rotates, moves its beak and wings (a small adjustment is advisable). Mid XXth c.  11x7,5 cm. H. 5,5 cm.
Est. 1200/1800 €

Nº 539: BONTEMS A curious portable mahogany case, housing a singing bird movement, attributed to Bontems. Fine singing (Could have been used as a bait for birds ?). H. 15 cm. 22x22 cm.
Est. 600/1000 €

Nº 540: BONTEMS (?) A fine flower pot cover in blackened wood with rosewood veneer, ormolu handles and feet, housing some parts of a singing bird mechanism.
Est. 300/500 €

Nº 541: A fine singing bird cage In gilt metal, on a round base. Winding under the base. Movements of its head, beak and tail. France, mid XXth c. In good condition, good singing (3 positions : stop, intermittent, play).
Est. 600/800 €

Nº 542: A small brass singing bird cage. 2d half of the XXth c. H. 34 cm.
Est. 250/400 €

Nº 543: Jérôme THIBOUVILLE LAMY and  PHALIBOIS "Singe escamoteur et singes musiciens sur orgue de Barbarie" (Three monkeys : a conjurer and two musicians on a barrel organ) A typical creation of these two makers in the Napoléon IIId period. In this theater shaped piece of furniture, the lower part houses a 8 tunes reed organ most certainly made in Mirecourt for Thibouville Lamy.  In the upper part, a monkey standing in front of his table makes by rising and lowering thimbles appear and disappear various items. On each side are seated two musician monkeys playing a violin and a cello. Movements of their heads, eyes, jaws and arms. Fine original condition, although dusty. Rosewood front with a coloured inlay of flowers (needing attention). A wooden shaft moves both the pinned cylinder and cams for the movements (typical of Phalibois). Ca 1880. H. 91 cm. 61x32 cm.
Est. 9000/12000 €

Nº 544: VICHY TRIBOULET "Les clowns insolents" (A pair of impertinent clowns) A copy of this famous automaton is in the Neuilly museum, near Paris (formerly  Jacques DAMIOT collection). Two musician clowns scratch their "guitars", while rotating and kicking their partner, one after the other. Very fine staff heads, one laughs, one cries. In very good condition. With musical movement. Beginning of the XXth c. Height of the characters 60 cm. Width 55 cm. Height of the window case 1,07m.  W. 80 cm. D. 53 cm.
Est. 60000/80000 €

Nº 545: VICHY "Elégante à l'oiseau" (A fashionable woman with a bird) This standing woman, with fine original rich clothes, holds a basket with her right arm. After looking several times right and links, she bows. The cry of a bird is heard, the lid of the basket opens, and a bird appears, moving its head and going on singing. Movements with music inside the body, closed mouth Jumeau head and shoulders. Ca 1880. H. 61 cm.
Est. 12000/18000 €

Nº 546: VICHY "Coquette à sa coiffeuse" (A fashionable woman at her dressing table) An exceptional automaton with rich embroidered silk clothes, in very good condition because kept inside a window case (sold with the automaton). Very fine movements of this lady who looks at herself, leans toward the table, powders her face and stands up again. Fine bisque head attributed to Gaultier, bisque shoulders and hands. Ca 1880. H. 64 cm. Width 43 cm.
Est. 20000/25000 €

Nº 547: A sea landscape under glass dome A ship pitches in front of a medieval tower with a clock. Snuffbox type musical 2 tunes movement. Pull winding. Ca 1860/80. H. 50 cm. Width 42 cm.
Est. 1800/2500

Mechanical Music

Nº 550: A. Chapuis, "Histoire de la boîte à musique" Ed. Scriptar, Lausanne 1955. Softbound, in very good condition. A well-known and looked after classic book.
Est. 200/300 €

Nº 551: A. Buchner, "Mechanical music instruments" Prague 1959. Hard bound. A well-known and looked after classic book, in English.
Est. 150/250 €

Nº 552: A. Chapuis, "The history of the musical box" MBSI, 2d ed. 1992. It is the English translation of the Chapuis book. The color pages of the French edition are reproduced here in black and white.
Est. 100/150 €

Nº 553: Bowers, "A guide book of automatic musical instruments" Edition 1967/68. 700 pages with illustrations. Published in "tapuscrit" 4 years before the "true" Bowers Encyclopedia (published in 1972).  Good condition.
Est. 150/200 €

Nº 554: Bowers, "Encyclopedia of Automatic Musical Instruments" 1972-1977. Hard bound, in excellent condition. The collector's "Bible."
Est. 120/200 €

Nº 555: Journals of the French collector's association AAIMM n° 9 à 45 (36 and 40 missing). 1994-2003.
Est. 20/40 €

Nº 556: Chapuis et Gélis, "Le monde des automates" (2 vol.) Paris, 1928. Softbound. An essential and much looked after classical book.
Est. 1200/1600 €

Nº 557: A mechanical monkey playing the barrel organ Metal, Germany, 1950's. Good condition (lazy spring motor).
Est. 250/400 €

Nº 558: A wooden musical alarm clock. Height 32 cm. 2 tunes, with tune sheet. Beginning of the XXth c. Good condition.
Est. 100/150 €

Nº 559: A metal musical alarm clock (military tune) made by Jaz. Nickel and gold plated metal. H. 14 cm.
Est. 100/150 €

Nº 560: A china fruit dish with flower decoration With a small Swiss musical movement in the base, playing : "Il pleut bergère".
Est. 100/120 €

Nº 561: A two tunes musical tile by Thorens The tile is signed "atelier Benoît Villé 1993".
Est. 80/150 €

Nº 562: A musical photo album leather bound with a good small musical movement.
Est. 150/200 €

Nº 563: Two fine small musical photo albums End of the XIXth c. One covered with leather, the other one with green velvet.
Est. 200/300 €

Nº 564: A musical photo album covered with red velvet (some wear).
Est. 150/200 €

Nº 565: A musical photo album with a good small musical movement. End of the XIXth c.
Est. 150/200 €

Nº 566: A musical tile "Le Favori" Plays "Le Réveil" (Wake up !). XXth c.
Est. 80/150 €

Nº 567: A metal musical alarm clock with nickel plated and chased brass front. Height 16 cm. With seconds dial. In very good presentation and working condition. Germany, ca 1900.
Est. 150/250 €

Nº 568: A cake dresser in glass and imitation bronze (régule) Ca 1900, with musical movement in the base. H. 22 cm.
Est. 80/120 €

Nº 569: A china cake dresser with flower decoration, and a small 3 tunes musical movement.
Est. 120/150 €

Nº 570: A snuffbox type musical box by the Maison Mayermarix, with a 4 tunes musical movement, and tune sheet. Burrwood case.
Est. 250/300

Nº 572-577: With Switzerland and France, Prague has been during the XIXth century a large making center of musical boxes, with special features : excellent musicality, most of the tunes coming from operas, and technically, bass teeth on the right, external key winding, and start through an external pulling cord. Tune sheets have often disappeared, because they were fixed under the case. Most of the movements have ca 80 teeth and 2 tunes, more rarely 3 or 4 tunes. Rather rare, these movements are much looked after by collectors, and several research articles or books have been written in specialized journals, or published.

Nº 572: Gustav Rebicek in Prag, a rare two tunes musical box Original clear wood case, 22 cm. Remnants of a tune sheet under. Key winding. N° 3955/51027 on the brass plate. "GUSTAV REBICEK MUSIKWERK FABRIK IN PRAG" stamped on the comb. Bass teeth on the right, 10,5 cm cylinder playing 2 classical tunes on ca 83 lames. Ca 1877. In very good condition of presentation, working and play (a few damping noises). Good notation.
Est. 800/1200 €

Nº 573: F. Rzebitchek in Prag, a rare and fine 3 tunes musical box Curious and typical case, with escutcheon and brass decoration on the lid, and carved white painted wood decoration on the front and the sides. 26 cm. Remnants of a tune sheet under. Keywound. N° 3610/41276 (or 75) on the brass plate. "F. RZEBITSCHEK MUSIKWERK FABRIK IN PRAG" stamped on the comb. 13,5 cm cylinder playing on ca 94 teeth (bass on the right) three extracts from operas (of which a Miserere (Trovatore) and "La donna e mobile", from Rigoletto, by Verdi). Ca 1866. In very good condition of presentation, working and play. Beautiful sound (stop device not original, Maltese cross missing).
Est. 2000/3000 €

Nº 574: F. Rzebitschek in Prag, a rare and good two tunes musical box Original dark tainted wooden case 21,5 cm. Remnants of a tune sheet under. Keywound. N° 3773/42938 on the brass plate. "F. RZEBITSCHEK MUSIKWERK FABRIK IN PRAG" stamped on the comb. 10,5 cm cylinder playing on ca 83 teeth (bass on the right). Ca 1869. In very good condition of presentation, working and play (in chords), of which "Una voce poco fa" (Rossini, The Barber of Sevilla).
Est. 800/1200 €

Nº 575: WILLENBACHER ET RZEBITSCHEK IN PRAG a two tunes musical movement. Keywound. N° 1041/12747 on brass plate 15x7 cm. Ca 10 cm cylinder playing on ca 81 teeth (bass on the right). Ca 1839. Good condition (excepted 5 teeth and 2 broken tips). Very fine playing and sound.
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 576: A large 4 tunes musical movement in the Prague style perhaps for a musical picture ? On a bronze bedplate (25x9 cm), bass on the right, 17,5 cm cylinder playing on ca 86 teeth 4 classical tunes (of which the Radetzky March, by J. Strauss father). Probably by Wyskocyl, successor to Josef Olbrich, ca 1880. Good condition (1 broken treble tooth). Interesting playing, but could be improved.
Est. 500/800 €

Nº 577: A good 2 tunes Prague musical movement In an old veneered (not original) case, 31 cm. Keywound. N° 46/4245 on the bedplate (probably by Rzebitschek). Bass to the right. 10,5 cm cylinder playing on ca 84 teeth. Ca 1870. In very good condition (excepted 1 treble and 3 bass broken teeth, and a few damper noises). Fine tunes, beautiful notation.
Est. 500/800 €

Nº 578: A rare and beautiful musical box on stand playing 11,5 cm discs Thin ormolu stand imitating bamboo. H. 60 cm. Beautiful varnished wooden curved case, with the word "souvenir" inlaid on the lid (40x31x14 cm). Clear burrwood inside with a framed illustration of a peaceful family of fishermen. On the right, spring driven movement with external handle. On the left, several compartments housing the 22  discs, with several styles of music (French, Belgian, Portuguese, and even 3 Russian discs). 1st half of the XXth c.
Est. 2000/2500 €

Nº 579: A very rare and rich 8 tunes musical box with a singing bird, voix célestes and dancing doll. Varnished case with ormolu handles, with inlay and boxwood stringing decoration on the front and the lid. 74x48x42 cm. Lever wound, double spring barrel. Tune indicator, tune changing at will, speed regulation. 28 cm nickel plated cylinder playing 8 tunes on two 23 teeth each combs (several tips and teeth repaired), 19 keys of Voix Celestes, and 12 keys of wooden flutes for the song of the bird, placed in a small flower garden with a mirror-lake. 7 cm bird with 5 movements : it rotates its body and its head, flaps its wings and tail, and open its beak. Two dancing dolls with bisque head and arms (one doll missing). End of the XIXth c. Partly restored, bird needs feathering, Voix celestes part needs restoration (notation on the cylinder, 5 missing tips), playing needs improving. Otherwise, fine condition or presentation and in working order. "A oiseau" boxes are rare and sought after.
Est. 6000/10000 €

Nº 580: A large and beautiful coin operated French barrel piano by E. Duigon (Nantes) Fine "Art nouveau" front with two portraits of women in medaillon, and a marine landscape. Very fine sculptures on the upper front (very small accident) and to the feet, with gilt stringing. 150x67 cm. Height. 164 cm. Spring driven, coin operation. Tunesheet for the 10 tunes. Very fat cylinder, length 123 cm. Strings, percussions at will (drum, snare drum, cymbal, triangle, woodblock). Beginning of the XXth c. Excellent general condition, very powerful sound.
Est. 2500/4000 €

Nº 581: A Harmonipan cylinder portable organ by A. Holl & Sohn, Berlin. 8 tunes, 33 keys. Fine case with brass corners and fittings for leather belts. 63x36 cm. Height 64 cm. Tunesheet. One cylinder playing 8 tunes. 3 stops at will with 19 pipes each : piccolos in view and, under the case, one open set and one stopped set of pipes. Ca 1900. In very fine condition, powerful sound, very beautiful playing.
Est. 6000/8000 €

Nº 582: Thibouville Lamy, a large 12 tunes musical box with hidden bells, drum and castanets. Fine (revarnished) case with stringing decoration and domed lid.  83x33x26 cm. Fine handwritten tune sheet. Leverwound. Zither. 54 cm cylinder playing on a comb with 4 hidden bells, and percussions at will. Probably by l'Epée, ca 1870. A few teeth and tips repaired. Powerful playing, good sound. A few damper noises.
Est. 2000/3000 €

Nº 583: A 8 tunes musical box with voix celestes Fine case in exotic wood with decoration of inlay and boxwood stringing 66x37x37 cm. With tune sheet of the classical tunes. 33 cm cylinder. 20 keys of voix célestes. Ca 1875. Good condition of presentation and in working order.
Est. 1500/2000 €

Nº 584: "Chantauqua" 20 notes Roller Organ. An American organette with seven interchangeable pinned "cobs". In good working order.
Est. 1200/1500 €

Nº 585: A musical box playing 6 tunes, mainly American. Simple black case 50 cm. Handwritten tune sheet with tunes rarely found on a cylinder musical box (Star Spangled Banner, General Grant's march, Helena valse, etc.). Leverwound, 28 cm cylinder. 4 broken teeth, but otherwise good playing and notation. End ofthe XIXth c.
Est. 600/800 €

Nº 586: Monopol. A fine 34,5 cm disc musical movement Housed in a rare small case (52x40), veneered in walnut and burrwood, on small wheels.  H. 50 cm, Two opposite combs, more than 40 discs.
Est. 1500/2000 €

Nº 587: A large Sublime Harmonie Piccolo 8 tunes musical box. Case (revarnished) with handles and decoration of inlay and boxwood stringing. Very fine tune sheet. Leverwound. 43,5 cm cylinder playing on 3 combs (many teeth and tips repaired). Ca 1875-80. Fine sound, in good working order, but playing needs to be improved.
Est. 1500/2200 €

Nº 588: A rare, large and beautiful Turkish portable cylinder street piano by Turconi Constantinople, handle operated. On a folding stand in elaborate black wooden turned feet (small parts missing). The instrument is protected by heavy colored fabrics with pearls and jingles adornments. Blackened wooden case 66x47x110 cm. On the rear, belts to carry the instrument, and holes in the wood to let the sound escape, protected by a fabric with small Turkish flags. In the lower part of the front, plate "Gpe Turconi Constantinople". In the upper part, partly cut out, a beautiful chromolithograph portrait of a woman. Inside, maker's card, and an old photo of a fairground couple, with a grigri of blue pearls. 51,5 cm cylinder playing on 34 keys striking metal strings (of which 14 may be with mandoline effect) and one bell. Very strong make. Small splits to the table. Needs tuning. Ca 1900. Extremely interesting and rare in this original condition.
Est. 3000/5000 €

Nº 589: Herophon, a 24 notes organette with "square" discs Black case, 48 cm. Handle. In order to evade - without success - the Ariston patents, the disc is fixed, and the whole movement turns under it. Good condition. End of the XIXth c. With 14 "discs".
Est. 600/800 €

Nº 590: Polyphon, a table 28 cm disc musical box Fine walnut case, lid with an inlay of flowers, inside with a view of a German city. One comb with speed regulation. Good sound. Case.   41x36 cm. End of the XIXth c.
Est. 800/1200 €

Automata

Nº 593: LAMBERT "L'escamoteur" (A conjurer) A fine automaton depicting a conjurer standing behind a table. He rises a thimble with his right hand and makes in succession appear and disappear four items : cards, coin, dices and jewels. Fine composition head with movements of the eyes and the mouth. 10 tunes musical base, with key "L.B.". Good condition, has been given attention and restoration to the clothes and fabrics. H. 61 cm. 19x28 cm. It is a variation of the n° 33 bis of the catalogue de la maison Lambert.
Est. 15000/18000 €

Nº 594: VICHY "Elégante aux courses et aux lorgnons" (a smart lady looking at races with spectacles) She is seated on a bamboo chair, with her legs crossed, and a very proud attitude. She looks right and left, movements of her head and her eyes. She puts her spectacles before her eyes and breathes (with movements of her breast). Mechanism inside the body, restored clothes. End of the XIXth c.  H. 64 cm.
Est. 12000/18000 €

Nº 595: Automate RENOU "Coquette au miroir" (a smart lady in front of her mirror) Fine blue clothes completely original but faded with light and dust.  Moule 1909 open mouth German bisque head, fixed eyes, bisque hands. Movements of the head, the right arm and a foot. On a red velvet covered base housing a musical movement. Ca 1900. H. 46 cm.
Est. 1200/1800 €

Nº 596: LAMBERT "Noir fumeur de narguilé" (A black man smoking a narguilé) A fine classical automaton from the maison Lambert. Seated on his legs, with a composition head, he rises his right arm to smoke, and his left arm to drink, then exhausts the smoke through his mouth. On a 2 tunes musical base, with key "L.B.". Fine condition, restoration to the clothes and the fabrics. Smoking mechanism in good condition. End of the XIXth c. H. 62 cm. 32x35 cm. See a similar item réf. 28 in the catalogue de la maison Lambert "Turc fumeur" (with variations).
Est. 12000/18000 €

Nº 597: RENOU "Le théâtre de marionnettes" (a puppet theater) A fine automaton depicting a young girl activating a puppet theater. She stands behind her theater and looks at the audience, then strikes three times her wand on the theater. The curtain rises, and a humoristic character appears, moving head, arms and legs. The curtain falls down, she strikes three times again, another character appears, and this five times in sequence ! Fine Jumeau taille 7 open mouth head with chestnut paperweight eyes, composition hands, fine clothes (usual restorations). Musical base. End of the XIXth c. H. 60 cm. A similar, but smaller automaton is reproduced page 192 in the book by Chr. Bailly "The Golden Age of Automata".
Est. 22000/28000 €

Nº 598: A poster
Est. €

Nº 599: An exceptional character in wood, iron and fabric Probably made in the XVIIIth c. or at the very beginning of the XIXth c. It may come from an exhibition of automata, in a fixed or fairground theater. Several pulls with ropes, springs, very fine head with glass eyes. It is a rare document of a character which could be found in demonstrations shown at the Foire de Saint Germain, as seen in period announcements. L. 60 cm.
Est. 1500/2000 €

Nº 600: VICHY "Coquette 1900" (A smart lady) On a neo classical terrace, her back against a column, this smart lady looks around her, uses her fan and rises her walking stick. Taille 4 open mouth Jumeau head. Terrace in pressed cardboard, restored clothes. Ca 1890. H. 58 cm.
Est. 7000/9000 €

Nº 601: LAMBERT "Fillette et son chat" (A young girl and her cat) This young girl is standing in front of a small table and prepares sewing. She holds her doll in her right hand and a bunch of flowers in her left hand. At her feet, a cat plays with a ball of wool. Simon & Halbig open mouth bisque head, bisque arm. 2 tunes musical base with label "la boîte de Pandore" and "marche de la muette", remade clothes in very high quality. Key "L.B.". Ca 1900. H. 60 cm. 32x22 cm.
Est. 7000/9000 €

Nº 602: PHALIBOIS "Singe artiste peintre" (a monkey as an artist) In the traditional spirit of this Parisian creator, and the spirit of the monkey scenes of the second half of the XIXth c. Movements of the  painting right hand, of the head (sideways and up and down), of the mouth and the eyes. Fine condition, small usual restorations to the landscape and accessories. With a snuffbox type musical movement, pull winding. Black wooden base with glass dome. Ca 1870/1880.  H. 67 cm. Width 50 cm.
Est. 9000/12000 €

Nº 603: ROULLET DECAMPS "Le maître d'école et son élève" (A school master and his pupil) A fine automaton depicting a school master teaching to his pupil who is kneeling at the foot of the pulpit, and wearing a dunce's cap. Fine original condition with closed mouth bisque head, metal painted hands for the teacher, and bisque hands for the pupil, movements of both heads, arms, hands and ass'es ears. With music. Red base. End of the XIXth c.  H. 46 cm.
Est. 5000/7000 €

Nº 604: A large dummy from the "mason BOUT" à Paris, converted to a speaking automaton, with (110 volt) electrical motor, acting on 5 brass cams : movements of the head, eyes, lips. A vibration makes the arms move. Through a loudspeaker inside the body was an advertising message promoted. Ca 1930. H.1,70 m.
Est. 5500/6000 €

Nº 605: VICHY A fine pulling mechanical toy on three wheels : "a lady with a bird cage". Fine Jumeau head rotating on bisque shoulders, bisque hands, fine original clothes, with a voice mechanism. Accidents to the front wheel and to one rear wheel. End of the XIXth c. H. 46 cm.
Est. 3000/3500 €

Nº 606: LAMBENT "Chinese serves de the" (A chinese woman serving tea) Fine bisque hands and asiatic type head, movements of the head and the two arms (needing restoration), not original clothes, small parts of the tea service missing. Pulling cord missing. The movements and music are operative. H. 46 cm.
Est. 2500/3000 €

Nº 607: A monkey playing a violin seated on an organ, attributed to Phalibois. 8 tunes, reed organ. Good condition, restorations to the mechanisms and the monkey. Ca  1880. H. 53 cm. 27x38 cm.
Est. 2800/3500 esp 3000 €

Nº 608: "L'orchestre" In a theater, four musicians in XVIIIth c. clothes (bisque heads). They are moved by a phonograph mechanism, with a small musical movement. Fine wooden scene, lacquered in gray with rose stringing. Mid XXth c.  H. 58 cm. 60x34 cm.
Est. 700/1000 €

Nº 609: "Noir fumeur" (A smoking black man) An electrical automaton in the style of the XIXth c. The character stands in evening dress with top hat, movements of his head, lips and right arm. Motor inside the body. Mid XXth c. H. 76 cm.
Est. 600/800 €

Nº 610: "L'artiste painter" (an artist) An electrical automaton in the style of the XIXth c. depicting a painter in front of his easel. Composition head, movements of the head and right arm. Independent musical movement. Mid XXth c. H. 34 cm. 36x25 cm.
Est. 500/700 €

Nº 611: "Le pêcheur à la ligne" (an angler) An electrical automaton in the style of the XIXth c. depicting an angler reclining on a tree trunk on the shore of a pond. He is reading, while two red fishes hesitate to eat the bait. Independent musical movement.  (220 volts). H. 43 cm. 40x25 cm.
Est. 500/700 €

Nº 612: "Bear Brand Honey" An amusing electrical advertising English automaton, ca 1930, depicting a bear extracting from a hive a honey pot, while being attacked by the bees turning around it. H. 73 cm. 46x60 cm.
Est. 700/1000 €

Nº 613: "Le cuisinier" (A cook) An electrical automaton for a window case. Ca 1960, probably English. H. 84 cm.
Est. 300/500 €

Mechanical Music

Nº 616: Celesta, a table disc musical box, varnished clear wooden case ca 26 cm. Fine colored illustration inside the lid. Winding through a lever on the front. In very good condition. End of the XIXth c. With one disc.
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 617: A fine Limonaire Frères 35 keys "Orchestrophone" organ with percussions Fine front and top in art nouveau style with old paintings (flowers), some restorations. Height 108 (+ top 35 cm). Width of the central part 80 cm, and 165 with with the percussions. Depth : 60 cm. Restorations on the organ mechanism (including blowers). All wooden pipes with rectangular section. Two drums (one skin needs repair) and one cymbal. Electrical (more recent) 110/220 volts motor. Beginning of the XXth c. Good general condition of presentation. In working order, but a revision and some attention are needed. 10 old books of music (some wear) and a modern one.
Est. 5000/7000 €

Nº 618: Intona, a curious 16 keys organette with 22 cm annular metal discs Unusually high case (52 cm), with front painted with flowers (modern). A label under the movement : "le 21 juillet 1902 Intona No 21237". In good condition of presentation and in working order (needs improving). With 11 discs.
Est. 600/1000 €

Nº 619: Polyphon, a fine 39,5 cm disc table musical box Case 54x48 cm. Handle winding. One comb. In very good working order, playing and sound. Ca 1900. With 40 metal discs.
Est. 1800/2500 €

Nº 620: A 12 tunes musical box with 5 bells Case with boxwood stringing and transfer (wear) decoration. 52x33x29 cm. Fine tune sheet. Leverwound, tune indicator. 23,5 cm cylinder playing on a comb and 5 bells at will, struck by butterflies. Internal wooden divider missing. End of the XIXth c. In good working order, playing and sound.
Est. 700/1000 €

Nº 621-624: Musical boxes for the Chinese market. Switzerland and France have exported many musical boxes towards East and Far East. Here are 4 boxes especially made for the Chinese market, with chinese tunes, as shown on the tunesheets, which are rarely found because they have most often disappeared from these boxes.

Nº 621: A 6 tunes musical box for the Chinese market Simple varnished case (restored). Long. 51 cm. Tunesheet (rare) of the 6 Chinese tunes. Lever wound. 20,5 cm brass cylinder. The movement is apparently complete and in good condition, but very dirty, it turns too slowly. Probably Swiss, ca 1890. Needs cleaning. The seller bought this box in China in the 1970's. A curiosity before the Olympic games in Peking !
Est. 500/700 €

Nº 622: A 6 tunes musical box for the Chinese market Case with boxwood stringing decoration (needs restoration). Long. 56 cm. Fine colored tune sheet (rare) of the 6 Chinese tunes with Chinese stamps. Lever wound. 21 cm nickel-plated cylinder. One broken treble tooth, otherwise good movement, playing and sound. Probably Swiss, ca 1900. The seller bought this box in China in the 1970's.
Est. 600/800 €

Nº 623: A 8 tunes musical box with drum and bells, for the Chinese market Case (restored), decorated with boxwood stringing and an inlay of musical instruments, 42x25 cm. Height 24 cm. Fine colored tune sheet (rare) of the 8 Chinese tunes. Leverwound. 15 cm brass cylinder, playing on a comb, a drum (split skin) and 3 bells at will. The movement is apparently complete and in good condition, but very dirty, it turns too slowly. Probably Swiss, ca 1890. Needs cleaning. The seller bought this box in China in the 1970's.
Est. 700/1000 €

Nº 624: A 6 tunes musical box for the Chinese market Case (restored), with boxwood stringing decoration, long. 43 cm. Lever wound. 15 cm brass cylinder, tune indicator. 6 well noted Chinese tunes. ca 1890, probably by l'Epée. Complete, in working order, good sound but needs cleaning. The seller bought this box in China in the 1970's.
Est. 450/700 €

Nº 625: A coin operated French barrel piano by Veuve Amelotti Classical cream coloured case, with painted canvas on the front (windmill). Width 100, height 139 + top 26, depth 58 cm. 74 cm cylinder playing 10 (?) tunes on 38 keys. Mandoline effect. "Veuve Amelotti Nice Ets Gauder Saint-Brieuc". First half of the XXth c. In playing condition but needs tuning.
Est. 1000/1500 €

Nº 626: A coin operated French barrel piano by Elcé Brown standard case with painted canvas on the front (depicting a castle), width 99 cm height 140 + top 25 cm. 10 tunes tune sheet. Metal frame. Wooden 77 cm cylinder playing on 39 keys, mandoline effect. 1st half of the XXth c. Good general condition (needs tuning). Rear panel missing.
Est. 1200/1800 €

Nº 627: A fine musical picture clock (Re-gilt) frame 86x102 cm. Country scenery (restoration) signed (rare) AB Desfontaines fils : characters, a church, houses, a brook, mountains ... Square bedplate clockwork movements, with striking and angelus. Good 21 cm cylinder 6 tunes musical movement with rather rare tunes (polka, valse, etc.) and label "Musique de Genève". Good notation and sound (5th tune a little feeble), very good general condition. Ca 1870/80
Est. 2500/3000 €

Nº 628: A rare 8 tunes serinette by Bourdot Boban each tune being reproduced twice on one turn of the cylinder (rare). Walnut case (later coarse painting). 27 cm. Handwritten tune sheet of the 8 tunes. 10 metal pipes. First half of the XIXth c. Good general condition, some adjustments are necessary.
Est. 500/800 €

Nº 629: A fine carillion standing clock Case in sculpted oak depicting several characters (of which an angel) in the style of Liège (Belgium). Total height : 2,67 m. Base 55 x 30 cm. 48 cm embossed and gilt brass dial, with indication of the hours, minutes and calendar. Typical from the tradition of the Black Forest weight driven movement. Carillon with a wooden 22 cm cylinder, playing 6 tunes on 11 bells. Ca 1900. Good general condition.
Est. 1500/2000 €

Nº 630: Desmuriez-Hourdiaux, Lilliput-Jazz, a coin operated cupboard style barrel piano Art deco front with decoration of golden stringing. Some restorations (glass panels). 100x66x180 cm. Tune sheet of the 10 tunes (fabricant à Solesmes, Nord). Metal frame (some splits to the table). Spring motor. Fat 72 cm cylinder (some wear), playing on strings, and percussions at will (cymbal, snare drum, woodblock, jingles). First third of the XXth c. Good general condition, but adjustments, tuning and some restorations need completion (stop, incomplete coin operation, mandoline effect to fix, rear panel missing). An interesting instrument.
Est. 1200/1800 €

Nº 631: A 6 tunes musical box with 3 bells Case 42 cm with box stringing and inlay decoration. Leverwound. 15,5 cm. cylinder. Good condition, needs cleaning. Swiss, end of the XIXth c.
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 632: Seraphone, a 20 notes organette Case 43 cm with boxwood stringing and transfer decoration. End of the XIXth c. Good condition. One paper roll (modern).
Est. 700/1200 €

Nº 633: A 6 tunes musical box with 2 bells Boxwood stringing decorated case, 42 cm (accident to the inlay on the lid). Fine coloured tune sheet of the classical or English tunes. Leverwound, 12,5 cm cylinder. Good condition and playing.
Est. 500/700 €

Nº 634: A 6 tunes musical box with 3 bells Boxwood stringing decorated case, 42 cm. Lever wound. 15,5 cm cylinder. In very good condition (excepted broken winding lever). Swiss, end of the XIXth c.
Est. 450/700 €

Nº 635: Kalliope, a 23 cm disc table musical box Case in need of restoration. One comb, two broken teeth. In good playing order and sound (stop needs attention). End of the XIXth c. With 18 metal discs.
Est. 400/500 €

Nº 636: Amorette, a 16 keys organette Black case 35x26 cm. Handle. 22 cm metal discs. Ca 1900. In good condition of presentation and playing. Restorations (including bellows). With 10 discs.
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 637: A fine 24 keys Ariston organette Black case 40 cm. In good condition, but playing needs improving. Ca 1900. With 11 cardboard discs.
Est. 350/500 €

Nº 638: A 4 tunes musical box Fine box (revarnished) decorated with boxwood stringing and inlay. 42 cm. Lever wound. 21 cm cylinder. Ca 1880. It plays well and loud (some damper noises).
Est. 900/1500 €

Nº 639: A 6 tunes Swiss musical box with tune sheet and tune indicator, 9 cm nickel plated cylinder, 33 teeth comb. Good condition. L. 38 cm.
Est. 500/700 €

Nº 640: A gilt metal musical alarm clock H. ca 12 cm. Beginning of the XXth c. The music plays, but the clockwork needs attention.
Est. 100/150 €

Nº 641: A small 2 tunes musical snuffbox It seems in good condition but the spring is unhooked.
Est. 100/150 €

Nº 642: About 20 small old musical movements Most from the XIXth or beginning of XXth c. Incomplete or damaged.
Est. 100/200 €

Nº 643: About 18 small old musical movements Half of them of the snuffbox type, most  from the XIXth or beginning of XXth c.,  generally complete, but needing restorations.
Est. 200/300 €

Nº 644: Reuge, a modern musical box playing Nabucco. 20 cm case with escutcheon. 11,5 cm cylinder, 72 teeth, it plays the chorus of the slaves, by Verdi, in 3 parts. Excellent condition of presentation and playing.
Est. 200/300 €

Nº 645: A musical picture clock Gilt frame 88x75 cm. Canvas (torn, accidents) depicting a church, a river and characters. On the inside, handwritten mention : "Plaisant, rue St Antoine". Square shaped clockwork signed HL with hour striking on a gong. Independent snuffbox type musical movement. 3 tunes (it suffered a run). 2d half of the XIXth c.
Est. 1300/1600 €

Nº 646: A portable electronic organ, with a handle Clear wooden case with brass decorations, and 15 false pipes showing on the front. 61x27 cm. Height 48 cm. Anonymous maker. K7 reader and loudspeaker electrified both with a 12 volt battery and a generator turned by the handle. We cannot guarantee the condition.
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 647: A fine 65 notes Metrostyle pianola push up in fine rosewood. 115x43x102 cm. Apparently in good condition (we could not try it). End of the XIXth c.
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 648: A fine 65 notes pianola push up in clear wood. 115x43x102 cm. Apparently in good condition (we could not try it). End of the XIXth c.
Est. 300/400 €

Nº 649: Ten 58 notes paper rolls for an Aeolian Orchestrelle
Est. 40/60 €

Nº 650: About 15 various paper rolls for an orchestrion (?), Pleyela 88 notes... In various conditions.
Est. 20/40 €

Nº 651: Ca eighty 88 notes rolls, various conditions.
Est. 100/150 €

Nº 652: 8 modern QRS 88 notes rolls, mainly light music
Est. 15/30 €

Nº 653: Farfisa. Electronic Accordeon with an amplifier.
Est. 100/150 €

Nº 654: Hoerner (?). Multi armonica II, double keyboard, accordeon type.
Est. 100/150 €

Nº 655: Vielle accordeon Accortina.
Est. 100/150 €

Nº 656: More than forty 33 rpm records about mechanical music (mainly organs). We add six 33 rpm discs of fairground organ, and a collapsible stand for a portable organ.
Est. 40/80 €

Nº 657: A polychrome molded bas-relief depicting a street scene with a barrel organ, fine modern frame. 64x80 cm.
Est. 50/100 €

Nº 658: A 2 tunes musical tile. With tune sheet. Beginning of the XXth c.
Est. 80/150 €

Nº 659: A wooden musical alarm clock H. 27 cm. Ca 1900. The clockwork movement is blocked, but the music works.
Est. 80/150 €

Nº 660: A cigarette box with two ashtrays Dog, and calendar. By opening the box, a small music plays.
Est. 50/100 €

Nº 661: Two prints by Anton Pieck, a lot of xerox copies and a musical movement. 2 framed reproductions of illustrations by Anton Pieck, and ca 50 copies of a cardboard reproduction of the dial of a Black Forest clock, and a small modern musical movement.
Est. 20/40 €

Nº 662: Two bier tankards in metal, with lid. One is large and overdecorated, stamped Hofbrauhaus, beginning of the XXth c., and the other one is smaller and more recent ("Stella Artois March"). Good condition.
Est. 100/150 €

Nº 663: An inlaid cigar box with a dancing doll. Ca 18 cm. Lador movement. Modern.
Est. 50/100 €

Nº 664: A 6 doors musical cigar dispenser H. 29 cm. Two good tunes. Ca 1900. Needs cleaning.
Est. 80/120 €

Nº 665: A modern "Chopin" musical keys presentation board  In brass and gilt frame. 34x30 cm. Fine 3 tunes Reuge movement, 11,5 cm cylinder. Modern.
Est. 150/250 €

Automata

Nº 669-678: JAF successeur to VICHY. A set of ten electrical automata which were built to be rented for advertising purposes. Height between 60 and 80 cm, in their original transportation crates.

Nº 669: "Clown à lunettes". (with spectacles)
Est. 300/500 €

Nº 670: "Chinois porteur avec bambou" (bearer with bamboo) stamped with the Jaf plate.
Est. 500/700 €

Nº 671: "Yachtman avec longue vue". (with a telescope)
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 672: "Fée bleue". (a blue fairy)
Est. 300/500 €

Nº 673: "Bretonne", porte la plaque Jaf.
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 674: "Cuisinier" porte la plaque Jaf.
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 675: "L'artiste peintre".
Est. 300/500 €

Nº 676: "Marin buveur". (a drinking sailor)
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 677: "Paysan pris dans un piège". (A peasant caught by a trap)
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 678: "L'instituteur". (a teacher)
Est. 300/500 €

Automatas attributed to Jaf, (without crate).

Nº 680: "Acrobate en équilibre sur une main". (an acrobat balancing on one hand).
Est. 300/400 €

Nº 681: "Touriste à lunettes avec grosse tête" (a tourist with a telescope and a large head) with the Jaf plate.
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 682: "Deux clochards sur un banc" (two tramps on a bench) one playing a guitar.
Est. 500/800 €

Nº 683: "Ecuyère et son cheval" (female rider and her horse) (rider's head missing).
Est. 300/500 €

Nº 684: "Le paysan". H. 1 m.
Est. 300/500 €

Nº 685: "Enfant accordéoniste". (a child playing an accordion)
Est. 200/400 €

Nº 686: An electrical automaton in the shape of a small theater "Rémouleur et son client dans une rue", (a knife grinder and his client in a street) (not working).
Est. 300/500 €

Nº 687: "Allegro" An electrical automaton depicting a silhouette character demonstrating various cutlery articles. In its transportation crate.
Est. 300/500 €

Nº 688: Thirty animations of electrical advertising automata for a shop window case, working with 110 volts, realised and rented between 1945 and 1960 by the maker : "maison Mauger à Mont Saint Aignan en Normandie" : animated garlands, Christmas trees, theater ... (Some may be sold separately).

Nº 689: A modern automaton "Le chasseur buvant", (a drinking hunter), with music. H. 33 cm.
Est. 400/500 €

Fairground artifacts

Sorry, not translated : ca 30 Fairground artifacts (Nos 693-724) Please see the catalogue in French (reproduced below) (Especially several animals by Bayol, Limonaire, Mathieu, Coquereau et Maréchal, Van Guyse, and arcade machines)

Nº 693: Mathieu Biche sauteuse patine d'origine, yeux en sulfures, très bon état. Longueur 1m.
Est. 2300/2500 €

Nº 694: Gustave Bayol (1887-1909) Exceptionnel et rare cheval de chahut, yeux en sulfures, dans sa patine d'origine, queue en bois. Longueur 1,70 - Hauteur 1,20m.  - Reproduit dans le magnifique et très documenté livre de Fabienne et François Marchal (page 103), consacré à l'Art Forain, paru en 2002.
Est. 5500/6000 €

Nº 695: Limonaire (1880-1935) Cochon sauteur patine ancienne probablement d'origine, yeux en sulfures, très bon état. Longueur 1m.
Est. 2500/2800 €

Nº 696: Limonaire Cheval galopant en bois sculpté et peint avec crinière, yeux de verre, porte la plaque en cuivre "Sculptures pour forain, chevaux de bois, etc... Limonaire Frères...", peinture foraine, restauration d'usage. H. 1,28 - L 0,98m
Est. 1500/2000 €

Nº 697: Charles ESTE mascotte en bronze et métal chromé, portant deux plaques en forme d'écussons de la maison Charles Estève, belle mascotte représentant une femme dansant, l'arrêt representé par un Arlequin. H. 80cm
Est. 8000/10000 €

Nº 698: Gustave Bayol (1887-1909) Cheval cabré patine ancienne avec une exceptionnelle queue en crin (commande spéciale chez Bayol, en effet tous les chevaux sortaient de l'atelier avec une queue en bois), yeux en sulfures, avec sa plaque "Bayol à Angers". Hauteur 1,30m - Longueur 1,20m
Est. 3200/3500 €

Nº 699: Belle chèvre de manège en bois sculpté attribuée à Devos peinture foraine, yeux en sulfures, harnachement, bel état. Longueur 0,75 - Hauteur 0,80m
Est. 2500/2700 €

Nº 700: Coquereau et Maréchal (1909-1930) Lapin de manège en bois sculpté, yeux en verre, peinture foraine ancienne, harnachement. Longueur 0,85m.
Est. 2500/2800 €

Nº 701: Cibles foraines : gendarmes, voleurs et serveuses Seize sujets en bois (env. 24cm), couplés deux à deux, montés sur une barre de fer pour tourner sur un tourniquet, le tireur doit atteindre les têtes, ou les bouteilles des serveuses. Vers 1920 ? (quelques petits manques).
Est. 1200/1800 €

Nº 702: Jost & Cie Exceptionnel jeu de loterie avec chemin de fer. Caisse en bois de forme carrée avec train en tôle formé d'une locomotive et de quatre wagons, circulant autour d'un ensemble de chiffres peints dans des écussons et les noms des villes : Paris - Mortain - Saint Lo... , la ligne de la Normandie. Au centre, belle mascotte en bronze chromé "femme tenant une étoile".  95x95cm - H. du meuble 90cm - H. de la mascotte 33cm.
Est. 8000/10000 €

Nº 703: Henri Devos (1925-1960) Rare voiture de manège deux places  entièrement en bois sauf malle arrière en métal, dans son état d'origine, datée 1956, avec sa plaque constructeur sur le côté droit, (manque un phare). Longueur 1,60m - Largeur 0,85m
Est. 3000/3500 €

Nº 704: Van Guyse (1918-1939) Rare cheval sauteur,  yeux en sulfures, queue en bois, dans son état d'origine, sur un support bois/métal contemporain. Longueur 1,50m - Hauteur 1,10m sans le support.
Est. 2500/3000 €

Nº 705: Gustave Bayol (1887-1909) Grand cochon sauteur dans son état d'origine, yeux en verre. Longueur 1,40m
Est. 3300/3600 €

Nº 706: Gustave Bayol (1887-1909) Exceptionnelle vache de manège sauteuse,  provenant du manège des vaches, restaurée, yeux en sulfures, plaque de l'atelier Bayol, sur un support contemporain. Longueur 1,30m
Est. 4500/5500 €

Nº 707: Rare poulain sauteur patine ancienne probablement d'origine, yeux en sulfures, queue en bois, sur support contemporain. Longueur 1,10 - Hauteur 0,60m
Est. 1200/1500 €

Nº 708: Table à jeux "Les fous du Roy".
Est. 4000/4500 €

Nº 709: Grande mascotte pour roulette de Casino en cuivre et bronze peint à décor de : trèfle, coeur, pique, carreau, fond vert dû à l'oxydation. Diam. 78 cm.
Est. 600/800 €

Nº 710: Toupie de manège en bois extérieur en tôle peinte de couleurs vives, complète avec son volant et sa banquette en toile cirée d'origine. H. 0,86 m. Diam. 1,10 m.
Est. 1200/1500 €

Nº 711: Petite gondole de manège d'enfants en bois peint bleu à décor de volutes. H. 0,72 - L 1,22 - P. 0,42m
Est. 300/400 €

Nº 712: Trois personnages en bois sculpté représentant deux serveurs et une serveuse de café. Travail forain, pour tir (?), manque un pied à la femme. H. 64cm
Est. 800/1200 €

Nº 713: Deux frontons de manège forain représentant des dragons, en bois sculpté, doré et laqué rouge. H. 30 - L. 81cm
Est. 300/400 €

Nº 714: Fusée de manège en tôle, années 50, polychromie ancienne, quelques traces de corrosion, sur un support en métal contemporain. Hauteur 1,50m
Est. 600/700 €

Nº 715: Cheval sauteur de manège en bois ciré. L. 94cm - H. 75cm
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 716: Cheval à bascule en bois tête en fer monté sur lame de ressort et socle en bois. Vers 1900. H. 1,04 - L. 1,30m
Est. 200/300 €

Nº 717: Plafond de manège composé de huit panneaux en bois de forme trapézoïdale. Peint de scènes de cirque : Clown, écuyère, trapéziste... (L. 1,52m - petite largeur 52cm - grande largeur 1,40m), accidents.
Est. 800/1200 €

Nº 718: Deux têtes en papier mâché peint tigre et cheval.
Est. 60/100 €

Nº 719: Tir forain électrique à monnayeur "Chicago Coins Super Circus Riffle" avec compteur des points (à réviser). H 1,32 m.
Est. 300/500 €

Nº 720: Six panneaux en tôle peinte pour manège ou baraque foraine.  Fond jaune avec décor en camaïeu rose de paysages et bouquets de fleurs. Vers 1930. Trois : H. 2,80x0,88m - Trois : H. 0,63x1,27m
Est. 150/200 €

Nº 721: Grand distributeur à café en cuivre repoussé. Europe Centrale (?). H 1,06m
Est. 400/500 €

Nº 722: TABLE KIPE Kipe, France, 1930. Belle table en bakélite avec piétement en fonte. Une pièce de 25 centimes permet d'actionner quatre fois la manette située sous la table en face de chaque joueur. Quatre jeux sont possibles : le 421, le choix d'un animal, d'un drapeau ou d'une couleur, plateau brulé à un endroit. Pièce de 25 c. Pas de clé. H. 73 cm.
Est. 1200/1500 €

Nº 723: Lithographie couleur représentant des Jack pot et un bandit manchot. H. 62x88cm
Est. 150/200 €

Nº 724: "Le Tir réduit Saint Etienne" Cabine en tôle peinte bleue et lithographiée, avec une carabine à plomb.
Est. 300/400 €

Phonographs

Sorry, not translated : ca 20 items (Nos 727-750) Please see the catalogue in French (reproduced below)

Nº 727: Lioret, six cylindres pour "Bébé Jumeau Phonographe" dont n° 1 Polichinelle. Dans leur boîte. Bon état d'usage.
Est. 300/400 €

Nº 728: Mignonphone. Phonograhe portatif pliant gainé de cuir fauve, bel état.
Est. 250/300 €

Nº 729: "Peter Pan", phonographe de voyage pliant gainé en cuir marron. Complet, usures d'usage.
Est. 250/300 €

Nº 730: Mikiphone. Phono pliant de poche caisse ronde en métal chromé, haut parleur bakélite noir, système Vadaz, bel état.
Est. 250/400 €

Nº 731:

Nº 732: Horloge parlante HILLER TALKING CLOCK PHONOGRAPH. Rare création allemande alliant les qualités de l'horlogerie et du phonographe. Selon une programmation la sonnerie ne s'effectue pas par un timbre, mais par la lecture d'un son (texte ou musique), enregistré sur une bande en celluloïd.  Ce son est lu par une tête de phono à aiguille et diffusé par un petit pavillon floral en bois. Beau mécanisme en fer et acier, caisse en chêne et bronze, très bel état, malheureusement cet exemplaire ne possède pas de bande de lecture.  Hauteur 43 - 24x26cm
Est. 5000/7000 €

Nº 733: Edison Home Phonograph Beau modèle caisse en chêne, platine laquée et dorée avec tête de lecture et pavillon cornet.
Est. 600/800 €

Nº 734: Phonographe pour disque pavillon floral cuivre, tête de lecture à aiguille, porte la plaque d'un magasin de Bruxelles.
Est. 300/400 €

Nº 735: Beau phono pour disque avec grand pavillon floral peint bleu ton sur ton, caisse en noyer avec appliques de bois en forme de feuille, tête de lecture à aiguille "Odéon Grand".
Est. 500/600 €

Nº 736: Phonographe pour cylindre de cire (platine lyre), haut parleur nickelé chromé, tête de lecture incomplète.
Est. 250/300 €

Nº 737: Phonographe à cylindre Pathé 0 avec pavillon alu.
Est. 200/300 €

Nº 738: Phonographe américain Stewart socle rond en tôle peinte façon bois, avec sa tête de lecture et sa mallette de rangement.
Est. 150/200 €

Nº 739: "The Graphophone Perfectioned type K" caisse réversible avec pavillon nickelé cor de chasse et vingt cylindres de cire noire.
Est. 400/600 €

Nº 740: Phono His Master Voice avec tête de lecture à aiguille, pavillon cornet en cuivre. Bel état.
Est. 300/400 €

Nº 741: Beau phonographe mallette gainée de cuir bleu.
Est. 50/100 €

Nº 742: Phono pour disque, haut parleur intérieur avec couvercle.
Est. 80/120 €

Nº 743: Phonographe Phyrnis pour disque caisse en bois avec haut parleur intérieur à deux portes, tête de lecture Odéon à aiguille, avec une valise de disques.
Est. 100/150 €

Nº 744: Phonographe à cylindre Edison Standard, caisse en chêne, mécanisme à nettoyer, pavillon cornet.
Est. 400/500 €

Nº 745: Phonographe Diamont haut parleur grillagé.
Est. 50/100 €

Nº 746: Phono pour disque His Master Voice caisse en chêne, pavillon intérieur à porte.
Est. 50/100 €

Nº 747: Grand pavillon floral pour phono peint mauve ton sur ton (manque le coude)
Est. 80/120 €

Nº 748: Pièces détachées pour phono à aiguille et 15 cylindres de cire modèle Standard, états divers.
Est. 50/100 €

Nº 749: Trente cylindres Standard en cire noire dans leur étui d'origine, différents noms.
Est. 100/150 €

Nº 750: Petit classeur vertical avec disques Columbia
Est. 20/30 €

End of the auction


14 May 2008

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