DescriptionPolyphon 15 1/2" Style 45 Disc Music Box in Ornate Walnut Case, with Inlaid Lid.
Serial #28650 manufactured in Leipzig, Germany with 76 star wheels each playing two teeth on duplex combs with repeated notes to permit embellishments in the music, on gilt cast iron bedplate, large diameter periphery drive wheel in walnut case, the front with diamond panel, corner pilasters, bead and reel base moulding, the paneled lid with quartered-veneering and marquetry floral inlay and underlid lithograph, on bracket feet, with ten periphery driven discs.
The model 45 was the most elegant of the Polyphon table top music boxes. This model also plays 15 ½" Regina discs which are readily available.
Dimensions: 21" x 19 ½" 13" H
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