Collect this wonderful vintage Reuge Saint Croix wooden music box produced in Switzerland during the mid century.
The fine music box is part of the "Great Composers" series and contains the renown Reuge music element that perfectly plays beautiful tunes composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, 1756-179, Glockenspiel.
Exceptional exterior handcrafted adornment! carefully painted on the top of the lid is, "Glockenspiel" and the musical score from Mozart's music. On the front of the lid is, "Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart." The bottom is marked, "Made in Switzerland."
Mozart's, "Die Zauberflöte," used the Glockenspiel instrument that is similar to a xylophone in resembling a piano keyboard, but unlike the xylophone, the bars are made of metal instead of wood. As a transposing instrument, he glockenspiel parts are written two octaves below the sounding notes and produces very pure, bell-like sounds.
Approximate measurements: 5 1/2 inches long, 3 3/4 inches deep and 3 inches tall.
CONDITION OF ITEM:
the music box is in excellent vintage condition, almost looks brand new, the music element plays wonderfully and the it comes with the original glass. Stored in a smoke-free environment.
Listing ID: 71095