Rare NAPOLEON III FRENCH EMPIRE Gilt Metal & Burlwood Musical Humidor c. Rare NAPOLEON III FRENCH EMPIRE Gilt Metal & Burlwood Musical Humidor, circa 1870s. FREE PICK-UP IN THE CHICAGOLAND AREA. Up for your consideration is a Napoleon III Gilt Metal and Burlwood Mounted Musical Humidor of hexagonal form, opening to a mirrored interior. The piece is finely inlaid with metals and natural materials, and was made c. When the top mechanism is turned, music plays and the doors swing open to display the contents (24 cigars). The piece is 11″ tall, and 6″ wide. Overall, the piece is in excellent condition. Two doors of the humidor do not open when the knob is turned, however are easy to open by hand once the rest of the doors are also open. The top piece (which, when turned, opens the doors) is somewhat loose This is likely an easy fix as it is likely a detached wire. There are three pieces of metal inlay missing from the top of the humidor, and one piece of inlay from the top of one door, see photos. Additionally, some of the metal decoration to the sides of the knob is missing, see photo. One door of the humidor remains slightly open when the rest are closed, see photo. Finally, three of the gilt cigar holders on the inside of the humidor doors are missing their bottom sections. The music box appears to be in goof functioning order. This quote is for the Continental U. Only, and the item will be sent via UPS. International Buyers § Please Note. FREE scheduling, supersized images and templates. Get Vendio Sales Manager. Make your listings stand out with FREE Vendio custom templates! Over 100,000,000 served. Get FREE counters from Vendio today! The item “Rare NAPOLEON III FRENCH EMPIRE Gilt Metal & Burlwood Musical Humidor c. 1870″ is in sale since Tuesday, October 25, 2016. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Tobacciana\Cigars\Humidors\Antique & Vintage”. The seller is “thesapphiregallery” and is located in Chicago, Illinois. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: France