The ultimate in musical expression… A Reuge 72 note music box in a dramatic hand-carved antique Black Forest case with a roaring Lion on the top and roaring Lions at the corners. Here is Hungarian Rhapsody #2 in C minor by Franz Liszt. A triumphant presentation of one of Liszt’s most famous compositions, this special music box showcases the genius of Liszt, the precision of the intricate 72 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 masterpiece as played by this music box is simply astounding. There are over 1200 pins on the 72 note pin drum… The reason why Reuge Swiss music boxes are regarded among the finest in the world. The movement is impeccably clean and shiny. This rare item is in excellent condition with a pristine 72 note musical movement and a smooth wind up that works effortlessly and precisely. It is beautiful and precise. The button on the side of the music box starts and stops the music at the end of the movement being played. The accompanying instruction sheet shows this. Croix Switzerland, The musical movement is marked Reuge Switzerland on the mainspring cover and the winding key. The case, topped with a roaring lion, and surrounded on all corners by roaring lions was hand carved in the Schwarzwald or Black Forest of Germany around 1920. The case is in outstanding condition considering it is over a century old. The Reuge musical mechanism is dated 1980. If you would like to hear this music box play, please tap the following link. Look at the others on my site as well. 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: 72
- Year Musical Movement Manufacturered: 1980
- Year Black Forest Case Carved: 1920
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Switzerland
- Brand: Reuge
- Time Period Manufactured: 1900-1939