Mike RivkinSpecial to The Desert SunEver look inside the inner workings of a music box?
Not surprisingly, early music boxes are highly collectible, and there are many enthusiasts.
The record seems to agree that music boxes first appeared around the time of the American Revolution.
Both Symphonion and Polyphon products exude old-school quality and remain catnip for music box collectors around the world.
By the end of the 1920s, the luxury music box business had all but disappeared.