Antique 9 Bell Music Box by Ducommun Girod, c. 1880
A fine quality and good-looking 9 bell antique music box made by the firm of Ducommun Girod in Geneva, Switzerland in c. 1880. The 9 bells are struck by bird strikers and accompany the 8 mainly Scottish tunes as listed on the later tunesheet. The bells can be engaged and disengaged at will. The movement has been fully serviced and plays with a bright and beautiful sound. It sits within a rosewood case inlaid to the lid, front and sides, and with a lozenge motif inlaid to both the lid and front.