Unique and desirable, this stunning antique brass and polished crystal Swiss Reuge Romance CH1/36 music box is one of the best you’ll find. Dauphin, or the French word for Dolphin, is designed by Reuge Romance for their classically inspired collectors. This desirable music box stands alone with its lovely antique brass stylized dolphin legs, punctuated by beautiful crystal panels and floral antique brass buttons on the top. It plays All I Ask of You from “The Phantom of the Opera” by Andrew Lloyd Webber. This excellent version of this beautiful and romantic song showcases the genius of the composer, the precision of the intricate 36 note Swiss mechanism, and the passion and skill of the various artists that had a hand in creating it. The complexity and nuance of this enchanting song as played by this music box is simply astounding, but believable when you realize that the pin drum has over 600 pins set into it. The movement is impeccably clean and shiny. This rare and desirable music box is in excellent condition with a pristine 36 note musical movement and a smooth wind up that works effortlessly and precisely. It’s been thoroughly gone over and is incredibly beautiful and precise. The button tipped lever at the front of the music box starts and stops the music at the end of the movement being played. Croix Switzerland, The musical movement is marked Romance Swiss Made on the mainspring cover and Reuge on the winding key. For those who would like to hear this musical masterpiece on YouTube, tap the following link. The movement sits on a beautifully finished solid wood soundboard that resonates brilliantly. The case is simply breathtaking, a work of art in itself. This music box measures 6-3/8″ wide by 5″ deep by 2-7/8 high. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes”. The seller is “tinland” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Austria, Switzerland.
- Number of Keys: 36
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Switzerland
- Brand: Reuge Romance
- Time Period Manufactured: 1970-Now