5143 - Collecting Musical Boxes and How To Repair Them


The section detailing makers of musical boxes is comprehensive and includes main agents, repairers and inventors whose names have been associated with mechanical music work. Makers of organettes and mechanical singing birds are also listed. The identification of musical boxes by their trade marks and points of recognition is also covered. For the first time, complete instructions are given on repair and overhaul of various musical box mechanisms and their cases. Copiously illustrated (44 plates and 21 line illustrations) with both photographs and drawings in text. First publication.


140 pages

Edition : 1967

Langue : anglais

CHF 90.00