Lot 101

Schutz-Marke Symphonion Music Box

Estimate: $450 - $700

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Schutz-Marke Symphonion music box, serial #230471, German, late 19th century. Crank operation with a double-comb mechanism and brass rolling arm. All housed in a walnut box case raised on bun feet, lithograph depicting a group of musical putti inset under glass beneath the lid. Accompanied by one 13 5/8 inch music disk, 'We Two Waltz' by H. Stanley Crane. Paper label reading 'Music Discs No. 30 only are suitable for this Symphonion.' Each comb mechanism with Schutz-Marke impression along with the serial number. 10 x 20.25 x 16.5 inches.

Condition

In working order. Good antique condition, apart from a crack to the top of the lid, along with cracked glass over the lithograph. Disc with some oxidation and bending, but playable. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: https://www.conceptgallery.com/auctions/shipping/ .

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