Mechanical Music Through the Ages

A collection of Mechanical Music and Arcade Machines – highlighting examples of the development in mechanical entertainment over time.

Symphonion Double comb Music Box 1880 – (Germany)

The Symphonion double comb music box produces a very sweet sound from a quite heavy sound board. It plays 24cm music discs that fit onto the central pivot and contain one drive hole. This box is wound by a sliding crank at the front of the music box.