Vintage Magnificent Reuge Musical Cigarette Carousel Dispenser Ballerina Blue Danube. Swiss made musical movement by Reuge, the frame is probably made in Italy. Has winged cherub playing mandolin top finial in a pewter type cast metal.3 footed legs are grotesque faces. Inside is the ballerina who dances to the Blue Danube tune.
Button on side stops and starts the music and the bottom has windup winder mechanism. Measures about 11" tall in total; the top is about 5 1/2" wide and round base part is 6 5/8 across.
These are called cigarette or lipstick dispensers - the doors open up as it turns in a carousel style. Classic retro post-war era high quality music box is in fine complete and working condition - see my 12 detailed photos.
This one is one of the nicest we ahem ever seen. Please note the fine detail on the faces of the base. The item "VTG Magnificent Reuge Musical Cigarette Carousel Dispenser Ballerina Blue Danube" is in sale since Sunday, September 8, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\1940-1970". The seller is "spooknook" and is located in Weymouth, Massachusetts.
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