A vintage burl wood music box. It plays 3 songs with a single 72 note 4 1/2 long cylinder. The box is 9 3/4" by 5 1/2" and 3 1/2 high. It plays the following songs from The Nutcracker by P.
Tschaikovski: "March of the Toy Soldiers", "Waltz of the Flowers", "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy". The motif on the lid is a harp surrounded by flowers and leaves. The mechanism is marked Reuge, Switzerland. The inside of the box also has a sticker with the names of the songs and Reuge Music, Sainte-Croix, Switzerland, 37211 and 3/72.On underside are three stickers that say "Made in Italy", one "The San Francisco Music Box Company". The winding stem is marked "REUGE SWITZERLAND".
The bottom has a cosmetic split in the wood veneer, but it is not the wood of the box. The item "Reuge music box 72- The Nutcracker" is in sale since Sunday, September 9, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\1970-Now".
The seller is "wl2007" and is located in Hanover, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped to United States.