M.S. Rau houses an exceptional collection of antique music boxes for sale from the 18th, 19th and 20th Century that will interest historical buffs and collectors alike. Find a beautiful collectible music box to add to your antique collection. Browse our selection of orchestrion players, cylinder music boxes & more. These rare limited edition items don't just play awe-inspiring melodies; they are ornately decorated with the highest level of craftsmanship as well! Many early music boxes were made handcrafted by watch and clock-makers, who were well suited to manipulate their small, intricate mechanisms. They sometimes even fitted musical mechanisms in snuff boxes! Eventually, for a bigger and deeper sound, the size of the boxes had to grow, so cabinet makers were commissar to build ornate housings for larger mechanisms.
MS Rau carries some of the world’s finest handmade and rare symphonion music boxes from America, Germany and Switzerland. We will help you find an antique piece that you and your family will treasure for years to come. If you already collect musical instruments, a handmade collectible music box is the perfect addition to your collection. Whether you’re in the market for a unique focal point for a room or you’re a dedicated collector interested in expanding, our sales consultants provide an invaluable wealth of knowledge on all our original antique musical boxes.