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    German Singing Automaton Bird Box
    Ornate gilt box measuring 4 inches x 2 1/2 inches x 1 3/4 inches, ornate raised relief ribbon designs, lacework and stars, hinged oval cover opening to reveal a brightly colored feathered bird, key wind mechanism with side slide activator bar, bird motions back and forth with wings and beak moving while singing, with bird form winding key

    Condition Report*: Type: Gilt German Singing Bird Box
    Metal: gilt on copper
    Case Width: 4 inches x 2 1/2 x 1 3/4 inches
    Watch Movement: mechanical, key winding
    Circa: 1900
    Condition: overall condition is very good
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    May, 2010
    4th-5th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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