Musical Chair 1890s - Swiss Music Box
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Musical Chair 1890s - Swiss Music Box:
Antique Swiss Music Box Chair
inches high, 11 “ wide and 10 inches deep - child size
The game "Musical Chairs" started with these rare creations in Switzerland and Germany, beginning in the 1880s.
This chair was brought by the Minke family from Germany to Pennsylvania before the turn of the last century, and was used by August Minke of the Freedom Oil Company when he was a child.
music box mechanism speed would benefit greatly from a professional cleaning.
You can hear this chair’s melody play. Click on, or copy and paste the link below: