Symphonium disc music box 15 like Regina, Symphonion with 18 Discs. The disc music box was introduced in the mid 1890s. These machines, which involved little hand worksmanship, were mass produced in Germany, Switzerland, and the United States. A music box or musical box is an automatic musical instrument that produces sounds by the use of a set of pins placed on a revolving cylinder or disc so as to pluck the tuned teeth (or lamellae) of a steel comb. 1870: A German inventor creates a music box with discs, therefore allowing an easier and more frequent change of tunes.
Shop for Antiques Music Boxes on Ruby Lane, a marketplace to buy and sell quality antiques, collectibles and artisan jewelry from thousands of curated sellers since 1998. SALE Antique German Karl Griesbaum singing Bird in Cage Automaton. Here is a nice old small antique German wind up symphonium disc music box with 12 metal song discs. I got this recently from the estate of Rocky. Description. Disc music box, metal & wood, Symphonion Musikwerke, Leipzig, Germany. Symphonium, (box model), with 13 discs – 8 diam musical box (LC).
In the 1400’s a German Medieval wall clock driven by iron weights and gears played glass bells struck by tiny metal hammers. UPRIGHT GERMAN 6-BELL SYMPHONIUM MUSICAL BOX, 1,675. Using the techniques and tools of over 100 years ago, German craftsmen have produced a magnificent upright 6-bell musical box with surperb case and sound.
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Inside the case is a 22 note symphonium style disk player made in Japan by Sankyo. Most have the Swiss/German names as well as the English translation. Symphonion Symphonium Music Box, serial number 108949. A late 19th century German walnut floor-standing Symphonium music box with nine discs, the door with arched glazed panel onto the clockwork two 17cm (6.75 in) comb mechanism playing 49cm (19. Find great deals on eBay for Antique Music Box in Music Box Collectables. Shop with confidence. Antique Wooden Music Box Symphonium Symphonion With 11 Discs. A fine quality antique German Symphonion sublime harmony disc music box. Interchangeable music box discs were first used in Germany in 1886, and due to aggressive marketing by the three biggest companies, rapidly overtook the existing cylinder machines. Antique german symphonium music box movement:gramophone phonograph record player. The movement will play the two (2) disks that are included, but due the the bends in the disks, it cannot play for long without getting stuck.
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Our inventory of brand new exquisite music boxes includes: hand-crafted Le Ore and Reuge inlay boxes, Faberge Imperial Musical Eggs, Singing Bird Automatons, Musical Watches and and vintage section for other well-cared for pieces. Le Ore Italian Inlay Upright Symphonium Music Box with German Movement. Carved Case Symphonium 12-inch Disc Musical Box, Germany, no. 262823, the oak cabinet is entirely carved on all surfaces including the back with classical scroll work, figures, putti and musical themes, inside the lid against a velour backdrop is marked Symphonium and a lithograph of two young lovers, the movement with dual 4 1/2 in. MANUFACTURED BY PAUL LOCHMANN IN THE 1901-1905 PERIOD AND CONSIDERED TO BE ONE OF THE FINEST GERMAN BUILT MUSIC BOXES. Symphonium disc music box 15 like Regina Symphonion with 18 Discs 3,399.