Disc Musical Boxes

Musical box with metal disc

    Musical box with metal disc

    Switzerland, Saint Croix

    Wood (birch, beech, nutwood), metal

    33.5 x 18 x 20 cm; disc diameter 14 cm

    On the mounting plate: "31192"; on the disc "309/Hinaus in die Ferne"


    Rectangular wooden box with a hinged lid. The case is made of birch and beech wood slug panels, painted imitating mahogany. The box lid is veneered with nutwood. A groove for discs storage is inside the box to the right. Musical movement is comprised of an audio comb for 30 tunes and a metal disc. It is winded by a crank on the right lateral side and activated with a lever on the case front side.