Overview: This exquisite antique music box with Full Band, 48 Air, and 8 cylinders of. By Henry Gautschi &. Sons (1824) located at 1030 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was given to. My grandmother as a wedding gift and has been cared for by our family for more than 70. This timeless antique is a beautiful show piece that deserves a prominent location, and. Always impresses its audience. The exterior is in very good condition with only small. Amount of veneer loss. All of the cylinders are in perfect condition and the box still plays. Box dimensions: The entire music box including supporting table that holds 8 cylinders is. 54″ side to side, 29″ front to back, and 42 high. The actual box with the musical. Instruments inside is 39.5 side to side, 15 front to back and 13 high. Condition: The box is believed to be made from the wood of a variety of fruit trees, with. Marquetry wood veneer and ebonized case. There is a small amount of veneer loss, but it is. The original finish is retained. The top of the music box is in great condition. With inlaid veneer marquetry in the shape of a quiver wrapped in flowers (see picture). Front of the box also has similarly stunning veneer marquetry (see picture). Remaining open for many years, the top does not close entirely when closed. Music: The music player appears to be in good condition. Ive been listening to it for 40. Years and the only noticeable issue is that one of the notes sticks. Otherwise, it plays as well. As it has as long as I can remember. Cylinder: The music box contains 8 cylinders, labeled 1 through 8. Each cylinder is close to. Tune Sheet: The original tune sheet is included and provides specific details on the origin. The 6 tunes on the 8 cylinders, and other details. The item “1824 Antique BA Bremond 8 Cylinder Full Air Swiss Music Box” is in sale since Thursday, December 5, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “pegr-2014″ and is located in Stamford, Connecticut. This item can’t be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.
- Brand: BA Bremond
- Modified Item: No
- Featured Refinements: Cylinder Music Box
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Switzerland
- Handmade: Yes