Vintage Music Boxes

| February 22, 2017 | 3 Comments
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Vintage Music Box

After nearly a half-century of having been pushed into the obscurity of attic, barn, cellar and corner closet, and being replaced by more modern automatic musical instruments.

Musical boxes, nickelodeons and various other musical machines really emerged from limbo through the efforts of a small group who recognized their worth and decided to form an organization whose purpose was to increase the interest and knowledge about these instruments, and to aid in their repair and preservation by pooling the experience and information that the various members had gathered themselves. Find out more about music boxes at The Music Box Society.

Vintage Music Boxes Available on eBay

Victorian Couple Tin Music Box Working Vintage
Victorian Couple Tin Music Box Working Vintage $9.99
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Vintage Sankyo Piano Style Music Trinket Box
Vintage Sankyo Piano Style Music Trinket Box $10.95
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Vintage Wooden Jewelry Music Box with Swiss Thorens Movement 8 x 6 x 275
Vintage Wooden Jewelry Music Box with Swiss Thorens Movement 8 x 6 x 275 $9.88
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VINTAGE WESTLAND 3944 MUSIC BOX PORCELAIN CAROUSEL HORSE MY FAVORITE THINGS
VINTAGE WESTLAND 3944 MUSIC BOX PORCELAIN CAROUSEL HORSE MY FAVORITE THINGS $12.00
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Vintage Blue Music Trinket Box
Vintage Blue Music Trinket Box $9.99
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Vintage Wedding BRIDE GROOM FIGURINE MUSIC BOX Porcelain Bisque w Lace Veil
Vintage Wedding BRIDE GROOM FIGURINE MUSIC BOX Porcelain Bisque w Lace Veil $9.99
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Vtg Reuge Burl Wood Music Jewelry Box Plays Edelweiss Floral Inlay Disneyland
Vtg Reuge Burl Wood Music Jewelry Box Plays Edelweiss Floral Inlay Disneyland $18.00
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VINTAGE DECORATIVE BRASS GOLD COLOR OWL LAUREL JAPAN MUSIC BOX
 VINTAGE DECORATIVE BRASS GOLD COLOR OWL LAUREL JAPAN MUSIC BOX $9.00 (1 Bid)
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This group included Adrian V. Bornand, the last music box expert in the American branch of his family of Swiss music box craftsmen, and Lloyd G. Kelley, a recognized music box expert and successor to the Regina Music Box Company. Together they had contacted Dr. Byron P. Merrick, a collector and connoisseur of fine musical boxes and musical machines, regarding the formation of a musical box collectors group.

Heres a great place to find that next vintage music box treasure to add to your collection, try auctions like eBay and Etsy. Here are some live auction listings for Vintage Music Boxes.

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