Lot 366 : Sold for £15,500 hammer

Estimate £15,000-£20,000

A Symphonion Eroica style 38, the movement playing three 13 5/8 inch discs in sets of three, marked A,B,C to create a triple sound effect on sublime harmonie combs. The cast bed plates stamped with the Schultz trade mark and serial number 254038, enclosed buy a carved walnut case surmounted with a carved pediment over a spindle mounted door flanked by pilasters. The turned finial mounted gallery over a gold lettered glass plaque titled 'SYMPHONION' on a base with arch recess on stepped bracket plinth, 208 cm high together with approximately 150 discs ILLUSTRATED XX ADDITIONAL INFORMATION XX PURCHASED AT A SALE IN CARDIFF IN THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY AND HAS BEEN IN THE FAMILY'S PROCESSION EVER SINCE. TRANSFERRED TO MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY FROM HER LATE AUNT IN 1989. THERE IS A RECENT TYPED LIST OF TUNES AVAILABLE TO THE PURCHASER KINDLY PREPARED BY THE FAMILY.

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