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    German Singing Automaton Bird Box, circa 1880's
    Case: gilt, 4 inches x 2 1/2 inches x 1 1/2 inches, ornate with raised garlands, scallops, birds, ribbons and country scene depicting a man playing a flute, small dog and woman, hinged oval top, hinged panel on the back with recess for the key
    Movement: mechanical, key winding, with bellows, side slide activator bar, bird motions back and forth with wings and beak moving while singing, with fitted box and key

    Condition Report*: Type: German Singing Automaton Bird Box, circa 1880's
    Metal: gilt metal
    Case Width: 4 inches x 2 1/2 inches x 1 1/2 inches
    Watch Movement: mechanical, key winding, with bellows
    Circa: 1880's
    Condition: good overall condition, good sound and motion to the bird
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2018
    24th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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