THE METALWORK & PAINTING WERE COMMISSIONED IN INDIA, BY FRED ZIMBALIST & Co, CLEVELAND, OHIO CIRCA 1980, WHERE FRED INCORPORATED INTO IT A THORENS (SWISS) 2 TUNE 28 NOTE (FULLY SERVICED) MUSICAL MECHANISM. ORIGINALLY DESIGNED, WITH AN ITALIAN FLAIR, AS A DESK, OR COCKTAIL TABLE, MUSICAL CIGARETTE HOLDER. WHEN THE LITTLE BUTTON ON THE FRONT IS DEPRESSED, THE BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED (SPRING LOADED) LID POPS OPENED, TO REVEALS ANOTHER EXQUISITE HAND PAINTED/ENAMELED SCENE (SEE PHOTOS) & THE MUSIC BEGINS TO PLAY THE CLASSIC ITALIAN " SANTA LUCIA" FOLLOWED BY THE LIVELY " FUNICULI-FUNICULA". EACH IS SOMEWHAT DIFFERENT & THEREFORE A UNIQUE INDIVIDUAL HAND CRAFTED "ONE OF A KIND" WORK OF ART. DIMENSIONS: 7½" x 4½" x 5½" (WITH THE LID CLOSED) x 8½" (WITH THE LID OPENED).NET WEIGHT: 3 LBS 8 OZ. Please look at pictures for details and condition. The Music Box Repair Center Unlimited offers unprecedented personalized customer service in the repair and restoration of all makes and models of mechanical music mechanisms.
We service music boxes utilizing cylinders & metallic discs. We also service musical jewelry boxes, Reuge (Swiss) & Italian mechanical musical cigarette/lipstick carousels (aka mosques), mechanical singing bird boxes & bird cages, mechanical whistlers, musical pocket watches & clocks, lockets and musical figurines, ballerina boxes, nutcrackers and smokers. We also sell and service the parts for the musical mechanisms in most cuckoo clocks.
Additionally, as the sole North American distributor of REUGE & ROMANCE movements, The Music Box Repair Center Unlimited, has a complete inventory of Reuge & Romance mounting hardware & replacement parts. We also carry all the replacement parts for the THORENS AD30 4½ disc mechanisms & those made later by Reuge - Romance. Additionally, we stock the world's largest selection of Thorens 4½ inch Discs, with over 300 different tunes to choose from. Please let us know how we can be of any service to you, or your friends & family for music box parts or repair/restoration services?Thank you for your time and consideration of our music boxes, parts and services. The item "ZIMBALIST BRASS HAND PAINTED ENAMELED STREET ORGAN withTHORENS 28 NOTE MUSIC BOX" is in sale since Wednesday, August 30, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\1970-Now". The seller is "musicboxrepairman" and is located in Lomita, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.