Gerrards Auctioneers & Valuers Fine Art, Antiques, Jewellery, Gold & Silver, Porcelain and Quality Collectables - Thursday 17th August 2017
Karl Griesbaum (3 Movements are available in this type of box, this particular one has the best grade
1 rare movement) Solid Silver Cased - High Quality Singing Bird Automaton Musical Box. Early Griesbaum - c.1920's. A Stunning Solid Silver Early Karl Griesbaum Singing Bird Automaton Box, In Excellent Cosmetic and Mechanical Condition, with 3 Movements. The Silver Embossed Decoration Is Superb to Case. The Bird Box Comes with a Bird Shaped Winding Key, Which Is Held In a Secret Key Compartment to Side of Box. The Bird Animates Perfectly as Follows, Wings Flap Up and Down, Beak Opens and Closes, Tail Flutters, All The While Singing to a Beautiful Oscillating Bird Song, That Is Synchronized to The Bird Animation, The Bird Sings In Full and Excellent Tone. Size - 4.1/8 Inches Wide, 1.75 Inches High & 2.5/8 Inches Depth. Comes with Receipt For Repair and Overhaul, To The Sum of £550.00.