Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Early 20th century, double comb instrument stamped 9440 to turning wheel, within rectangular mahogany case with ornate carved foliate decoration and lower pull out side shelf, other side with crank handle, interior lid labeled "The Criterion," mounted on a conforming two door disc storage cabinet.
The Bell of Corneville; The Gold Bug; Kathleen Mavourneen; My Lady Lu; Smoky Mokes; Last Hope; Smokey Mokes A Two Step; Fra Diavolo-On Yonder Rock; Because; Waldendacht; Home Sweet Home; Italian Hymn; Praise the Lord; Liberty Bell March; Trovatore; Sadie My Lady; The Girl I Love in Sunny Tennessee; Lost Chord; The Magic Flute; Intermezzo From Cavalleria Rusticana Mascagni; Stars and Stripes Forever; Narcissus, Water Music; Annie Laurie; Manhattan Two Step; Flower Polka; Maiden's Prayer; I've Waited Honey, Waited Long For You; Way to Win A Woman's Heart; Dreaming, Dreaming; Sunshine of Paradise Alley; Put Me Off At Buffalo; Sweet Spirit Hear My Prayer; Then You'll Remember Me; The Holy City; I'd Leave My Happy Home For You; When You and I Were Young Maggie; I Don't Love Nobody; Erminie Waltzes; High School Cadets March; Runaway Girl-Soldiers In The Park; Good Morning Carrie; The Song That Reached My Heart; Ben Bolt.
45 1/2 x 23 1/2 x 21 1/2 in.Private Collection of Music Boxes, North Carolina
Does not appear to be in working order when tested; some surface scratches; 1-inch dent to top lid; some discs with spotting and denting; some discs later reissues.