PLEASE PHONE 0117 956 5281 TO ORDER OR ENQUIRE (From abroad phone 0044 117 956 5281) Antique Eiffel Tower Music Box France Vintage. Find a beautiful collectible music box to add to your antique collection. Wear was removed from all tips of the teeth. Also the endless screw was repointed and polished.                                   Â. 5 out of 5 stars (96) 96 reviews $ 60.00. The mainspring was removed checked for cracks, cleaned, reinstalled and re-lubricated. We were lucky to have an old coin-op that we could put in. Ending Sunday at 8:01PM GMT 3d 14h. Each of these unique swiss music boxes was constructed with extraordinary care, often using wood, metal and hardwood.Swiss music boxes have long been popular, with older editions for sale from the 19th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 20th Century. Late last summer we started the tremendous job of restoring a 24” Komet upright for a customer. The owner of this music box, purchased it at auction in Paris. We also think this item might be from the 1930's but once again we are not positive. Antique SWISS Interchangeable Cylinder 6 airs ( Tunes ) Wooden MUSIC BOX NH5188. Though it's hard to imagine it now, the music box was actually an important first step on the road to the miniaturization of sound. We believe these originally came glass, but we are not positive. Free postage. As you can see in the pictures there is only one motor and two separate musical units.  The one motor plays both instruments by moving a pinion gear from one unit to the other, and since it is all mounted on wood it is quite tricky to get them in perfect sync.  Since we have worked on several of these we have some jigs to help us with this process and it is all working perfectly now.  The cup that holds tree is not with the stand and we are not sure if it ever was. Heating the cylinder and re-cementing it. Cabinet design has brass, pewter, and mother of pearl inlay. Tested in working order. The tuning scale was analyzed. The curves and angles were very difficult. It connects to the winding arbor by a metal ribbon and when fully wound it will play for about 15 to 20 minutes. on Nov 30, 2020 Heating the cylinder and re-cementing it. Only Genuine Antique Music Boxes Approved for sale on www.sellingantiques.co.uk Skip to main content. Vintage Music Boxes. View. Museums buy antique music boxes to add value to their collections. Something went wrong. An antique Swiss Cylinder musical box. Mistakes were corrected and all comb teeth were re-tuned to the correct scale. It took one week per leg to do the work. Maybe you find a box that seems to be a bargain. Here is the results of our hard work. Here it is: Never pay anyone to repair your music box. Before the iPod, Walkman, turntable, or phonograph there was the music box. To zoom in on a picture, click on picture. Hand engraved tune card made from brass and silver plated. Antique Swiss music box with drum and 5 bells. Ending Thursday at 13:15 EST 4d 9h. had it shipped home, and then gave it to us for total restoration. The mechanism is set in a beautiful case of burled and ebonized walnut with satinwood, brass and mother-of-pearl inlays adorning the lid. At some point,  this box had been worked on and someone had modified the coin-op. This particular 5" X 3.5" X 2.5" box is in very nice condition with the only possible issue being no glass covering on the inside. It just needs a little work. See lot description for details on item condition. The restoration process included cleaning, polish and lacquer all the parts. From shop MyVintageMadness. So we meet this lady and she show us this banged upped  Christmas tree stand that she said that was  her fathers that he took from Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest and she had other items that were most certainly from Hitler’s home (somewhere).  So we can not confirm that this item is from the “Eagles Nest” but it does make a great story. The clock turns the music box on every second hour and can be turned off at night. A cylinder musical box made in Ste. 13 inch/33 cm cylinder, double spring motor, tune indicator and optional Zither attachment. £3.80 postage. 0 bids. size: 7h x 21L x 8.5w. As you can see there is a lot of work that goes into such a beautiful and complicated box. 8-Air Swiss Cylinder Musical Box by Ami Rivenc playing Sacred Music and Hymns. There is a range of swiss music boxes for sale on 1stDibs. Length: 60 cm. We also found that the starwheels were worn and had to be replaced.  The motor also had issues that required us to make new Geneva stop parts to replace the broken and missing parts.  After fixing the motor and going through the bedplate, all parts were cleaned, lacquered and painted.  Then we re-tuned both combs to scale.  We installed the motor and bedplate in the cabinet. Antique Thorens Music Box Movement Marked Made In Switzerland One Tune MyVintageMadness. Orchestra box manufactured Bornand-Mermod, Organ, Bell and Drum Music Box Restoration, Christmas Tree Stand From Adolf Hitler’s Eagles Nest. The disc drive pinion on this box further showed that this box had been used a lot and needed to be replaced. You've come to a special place, where every person is welcomed with open arms and every customer is a family member. This music box came from a New England collector and was in good shape.  It is quite rare and it has whistles along with a Triangle and drum to accompany the musical combs.  It was a coin-op and like so many coin-ops it did not have all the parts and so we had to figure out what was missing and manufacture those parts in our tool shop. Height: 26 cm. The joy on the customers faces when they heard it for the first time, made all the work very worthwhile. Shop with confidence. With some help from our friends who sent us a rusty damper rail, we were able to design and engineer accurate upper and lower assemblies. 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