An M. Welte & Sohne Style 3 “Cottage” orchestrion

Starting: $100,000

1886
The rectangular case with pierced spindle gallery surmounted by spherules above a molded cornice over five gilt scroll-work glazed-panel doors enclosing a mechanism fitted with patented pneumatic system with 75-key paper rolls playing a 44-note range with 134 pipes (29 zinn, 15 trompette, and 6 posaune) and an 84 octave “Walde Flote,” “Gedeckte,” and bass wood pipes, kettle drums, with timpani, bass, and snare drums, cymbal and triangle, converted from a pinned cylinder and with reconfigured pump arrangement to base (modified circa 1910), together with 80 rolls
9’6″ H x 5’8″ W x 37″ D

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Traditional Collector

Start: Dec 15, 2019 12:00 PST