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Part-Overture Musical Snuff Box, c. 1850
Playing "Ouverture de Gustave" and a quadrille on individual revolutions, with single-piece comb (complete), in composition or gutta-percha case with manuscript tune-sheet and reverse-painted glass lid depicting a mountainous landscape with a lake and boats, wd. 3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm), cylinder 2 3/8 in. (6 cm), cylinder-shift inactive, otherwise good playing condition, with key. - Note: The overture may be a motif from Auber’s opera "Gustave III. ou Le bal masqué", which premiered in Paris on 27 February 1833