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Swiss Station Cylinder Music Box
- This Swiss station music box is a marvelous specimen of Swiss mechanical artistry
- "Station" references its use in entertaining guests in public venues, such as train stations
- This particular box features tiny dancers twirling along with the music as it plays
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This particular style, commonly referred to as a “station” or “showcase” box, was used to entertain guests in hotel lobbies, train stations and other similar public places, and as such would have been coin-operated. This example, however, does not accept coins. This, combined with its overall quality, complexity and beauty, indicates it was made for a private household of significant means. Today, these ingenious musical masterpieces are highly sought-after by collectors of musical automata.
33 1/8" wide x 16 7/8" deep x 31 1/2" high
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