There is something about an antique cylinder music box that is enchanting and elegant. These machines are something truly indescribable as the tone and the notes themselves transport you to a different time. When you shop at Solvang Antiques you have at your fingertips a collection of fully restored antique cylinder music boxes from which to choose.
These are rare and exquisite music boxes from the 1840’s to 1890’s primarily and were hand made predominantly by the Swiss including such notable makers as Nicole Freres, Baker Troll, Bremond, L’Epee, Mermod Freres, Paillard Rivenc and Rzebitschek. Each one is a unique piece of art that emanates delicate music, with most cylinders having between six and twelve tunes. The most elite cylinder music boxes have multiple cylinders for your listening enjoyment. It would be our pleasure to provide you with a beautiful cylinder music box that would be a unique and exclusive addition to your home that will bring you joy and merriment throughout the years.
Some of the most elaborate cylinder music boxes were created in the Victorian era. Each antique Victorian music box was hand built and has unique characteristics including the addition of bells, castanets, drums, reed organs and more. All are encased in exquisite wooden cases, many with intricate marquetry inlay. These music boxes will add beauty and pleasure to your home both by sight and sound.
If you are looking for an antique disc music box you will find that we have a wonderful selection of these as well at Solvang Antiques. The disc music boxes were made for a very brief time period, from the mid 1880’s to about 1905 by Swiss, German and American makers such as Regina, Polyphon, Symphonion, Criterion, Olympia, New Century, Stella, Mira, Adler and Fortuna. Having an antique disc music box in your home brings serenity and elegance that you can enjoy alone or with your guests.
One huge advantage to disc music boxes is that you can compile an enormous collection of music, as the discs of the most common sizes are still produced today. We have access to hundreds of titles for the 15-1/2″ discs for Regina and Polyphon, including the ever-popular Christmas tunes.
Nothing compares to the beautiful music from an antique disc music box or an antique cylinder music box. Enjoy browsing our selection online at solvangantiques.com.