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German Gold-plated Mechanical Singing Bird Box Automaton - Hand-painted Scenes
This lovely NEW german bird box was made exactly the same way in the early 1900s as it is today. Hand-painted scenes with enamel. ~110mm wide.
Our Price:
$5,270.00
German Gold-plated Mechanical Singing Bird Box Automaton - Hand-painted
This lovely NEW german bird box was made exactly the same way in the early 1900s as it is today. This box is reminiscent of one of the original Swiss Bruguier styles. We have it in this sky blue, or a dark cobalt blue. ~110mm wide.
Our Price:
$4,010.00
German Gold-plated Mechanical Singing Bird Box Automaton - Hand-painted Scenes
This lovely NEW german bird box was made exactly the same way in the early 1900s as it is today. Hand-painted scenes with enamel. ~110mm wide.
Our Price:
$5,255.00
Silver Griesbaum Singing Bird Box Automaton
This c. 1920s Griesbaum is currently undergoing some minor restoration. The all original bone beak bird is intact (original feathers). Deep and intricate silver relief figures and decoration on all sides -- fully decorated bottom as well. For more information or pictures please contact us.
All of our merchandise (new and non-new) can be returned for refund if you
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Also, several of our items as noted are warranteed for a period of time after
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We have a waiting list for the oldest and rarest pieces (which don't make it to the
website).  So if you are interested in a rare piece please let us know and we'll add you to
the lists.

Each of our bird boxes have been professionally restored to working condition as
needed.  We clean lightly each piece under the assumption that the eventual owner can
always clean further, but it takes decades to add back the patina once removed.

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All of our antique items come with a 1 year warantee.   If it doesn't work properly during
the first year (under normal use), simply return it to us and we'll fix it free of charge.
Singing Bird Box Automaton - Swiss 1900s
Singing Bird Box Automaton - German 1900s
Singing Bird Box Automaton - German 1900s
Singing Bird Box Automaton - German 1900s
Singing Bird Box Automaton - Swiss 1900s
Singing Bird Box Automaton - French  late 1800s/early 1900s
Singing Bird Box Automaton - Swiss 1900s
Singing Bird Box Automaton - French  late 1800s/early 1900s
Singing Bird Box Automaton - French  late 1800s/early 1900s
Singing Bird Box Automaton - German c1900
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German singing bird box late 1900s
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Griesbaum Original Enamel 1900s Bird Box Automaton
This all original Griesbaum singing bird box automaton is perhaps the most beautiful and collectible case style that they did. Modeled after the original Swiss Bruguier design. Handpainted florals on corners and scene on lid. Guilloches design around the base. Enamel is damaged in rear left corner.
Our Price:
$4,950.00
Griesbaum Singing Bird Automaton in Silver
This original Griesbaum 1900s #1 style singing bird box automaton is solid silver with original case and movement. Has key compartment in back of case. Damaged original bird was replaced with another original German bird. It is in excellent operational condition.
Our Price:
$4,350.00
Rare German Singing Bird Box and Cage Automaton
This uncommon style of German singing bird box has a cage as well. All original. We have not seen or sold this style before.
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Brass Griesbaum Early 1900s Singing Bird Box Automaton
Brass singing bird box automaton with original Griesbaum movement and handsome relief and mural depictions on all sides except bottom. Original bird is included in sale for a future restoration, but was not fully functioning, so we have replaced with a fully functioning german bird. Now excellent working condition.
SOLD
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Singing Bird Cage Automaton - French 1900s
The bird boxes below are a few that have 'flown away' to customers
around the world.  We keep the pictures here as a partial library of
styles that might be helpful to other collectors.
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of bird boxes out
there that could be
available to a good
home...
German Singing Bird Automaton 'Book' in Sterling Silver
This handsome NEW German Singing Bird Box is sterling silver with gold-plated highlights. From one of the older 1900s styles, it is shaped like a book with intricate details.
Our Price:
$4,225.00
Swiss late 1900s
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German Early 1900s
Griesbaum Gilt and Green Singing Bird Automaton (all original)
1900s Griesbaum singing bird automaton with green enamel and gilt decoration. Unusual style, well cared for and all original. Very little restoration done to this box.
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German Blue Enamel Singing Bird Box Automaton with Garland
This remarkable NEW german bird box is made in the traditional ways with deep blue enamel and gold plated garland scrolls on sides and front. Rare and lovely.
Our Price:
$5,170.00
German Enamel Singing Bird Box Automaton in Burgundy with Garland
This remarkable NEW german bird box is made in the traditional ways with deep BURGUNDY enamel and gold garland scrolls on sides and front. Rare and lovely.
Our Price:
$5,110.00
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