Key-wind mandolin musical box,
stamped on bedplate Bissen à Paris No 9582



With mandolin teeth in groups up to eight in upper half of comb.


Playing four airs by Bellini, Julien, Donizetti and Salas.


The bedplate stamped Bissen à Paris 9582, with a D. Lecoultre tune sheet (Bulleid 157), in grained case with endflap and rosewood veneered lid with crinkle moulded edges and boulle inlay.


22½ inch wide, the cylinder 15 inch (38cm)