Beautiful Orpheus wood music box with Sankyo musical movement. 50 note with 3 Operatic songs including Carmen, Rigoletto, and La Traviatta. Intricate, crisp sound, plays perfectly. Medium tone wood box with brass dolphin fee. Excellent condition. Measures 8.75" x 5.75" x 2.5" tall.
The 50 Note Sankyo movement is made in Japan and is regarded as one of the best mechanical movements available today. The sound is rich, precise and never-the-less flawless. The value is simply... unbeatable.
The cylinder musical movement was invented in 1796 and for the first time, people could listen to mechanically reproduced music in their own homes. Musical movements came long before the invention of the phonograph back in 1877. Forward to the 21st century and you'll find that the world surrounding musical movements still inspires both the young and old.
ORPHEUS Sankyo Wood 50 Note 3 Opera MUSIC Box DOLPHIN Feet Carmen La Traviata