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Musical snuff box circa 1840s


The gutta percha, highly detailed case is in nice shape.

 


Original mechanism and tune card present.

 


The tune card indicates this unit may have been made for the British market.

 


Detail of the highly decorative top.

 

This music box is probably Swiss and plays two lovely tunes: "The Duke of Orleans" and "Roxy O'Hare". In excellent mechanical condition with no damage, broken or repaired parts. At nearly 170 years, this is a fine example of an EARLY cylinder music box.


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