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. Browse our selection of orchestrion players, cylinder music boxes & more. These rare 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 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 carry some of the world’s finest and rare symphonion music boxes from America, Germany and Switzerland. 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 antique musical boxes.