Four Air Overture Musical Box by Nicole Freres
Four-tune Overture Musical Box by Nicole Freres, late 19th century, no. 46587, Gamme no. 1234, brass tune indicator with engraved tune list, combined repeat/change and tune selector control, engine-turned barrel with instant stop lever, combs and bedplate marked Nicole Freres, silvered tune plaque engraved pour Metzler & co., Londres, rosewood veneered case with brass stringing, enameling, and cast brass handles, with a 12 1/8 x 3 1/8-in. cylinder, wd. 25 in. Note: The overtures are Bellini’s Puritani, Meyerbeer’s Robert le Diable, Weber’s Freischutz, and Auber’s Fra Diavolo.