Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton

Oct 23
2015
Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton


Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton


Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton


Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton


Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton


Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton


Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton


Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton


Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton


Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton


Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton


Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton


We are a small family business who works closely with 38 professional art, antique, and collectible pickers, located in ten states between Maine and Virginia. Every day we list up to 30 unique, rare, and unusual items from ancient antiquities to mid 20th century collectibles. Thank You & Happy eBaying from all of us at RIICS Inc. Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton.. Dating from the late 19. Century, this large antique Birdcage Automaton Music Box was made by the Helvetic I & M Corp who was located in both New York and Paris. We have had quite a few examples of birdcage automatons over the years, but this example is a little nicer than most. There is a hand written French label on the bottom of the base that identifies the 7 tunes this bird would sing. Wrapped around the bird’s perch are small handmade porcelain flowers and painted brass leaves. Also, this is a larger cage than most, measuring 20″ tall by 11″ diameter at the bottom. As you can see in our photographs, There are a few restorable problems with this French Victorian birdcage Music Box. First of all, the bird is mechanically in good condition but needs to be restored. Also, the original gold gilt surface has been repainted with old gold paint by a past owner. Finally, and quite unfortunately, we are unable to get this music box to play. Century French Automaton Birdcage Music Box can be properly restored and play once again. To make sure some eBayer has a chance to do this, we have listed this Automaton Birdcave without any reserve! . I live Rhode Island and travel between southern New Hampshire and Eastern Maryland almost every week. Please contact me for my scheduled route down Route 95 from Southern New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Southern New York, New Jersey (New Jersey Turnpike) into Northern Delaware and down the Eastern Side of Maryland. If a meeting is not possible I guarantee that we can pack this Music Box properly and safely. We promise to list only the very best antiques and collectibles, and we also promise to describe every flaw and detail. Please read all of the information down below so that you understand exactly how we do business. We also assure you that we properly and professionally pack every item as well as fully insure each package. This dispute will be closed within 4 days after being opened and the item will be re-listed. Thank you for your interest in our auctions! Add to Saved Sellers. The item “Large Antique 19thC French Victorian HELVETIC Birdcage Music Box Automaton” is in sale since Thursday, October 22, 2015. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “wwolst12″ and is located in Cumberland, Rhode Island. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, to all countries in Europe, to all countries in continental Asia, to Australia.

  • Country/Region of Manufacture: France
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