Antique Swiss Music Box / V556

Origin: Swiss
Movement: Paillard Swiss
Serial: 170
Style: Cylinder Musical Box
Age: 1880
Status: SOLD

SKU: MC637 Categories: , ,

Description

Large Rosewood Marquetry Cylinder Musical Box,plays several (10) airs. Opening the lid reveals the incredible mechanism and the original Victorian glass. Inside is a comb shaped device tempered to produce a number of teeth varying in length from short to long. The teeth are plucked by pins set into a revolving cylinder. As each tooth is plucked it produces a musical note, and is under a lift-top glass lid. Crank arm is also in the box and buttons with Change”

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