TURN Music Box

Custom Tune Music Box, Making & Inspiration

Music Box Movement

There are 2 types of music box mechanism available for order.

Wind-Up Movement:
1. Main Mechanism: 18-note gold finished (wind-up) movement
2. Brand: Sankyo (Japan)
3. Size (mm): 50.3 L x 43.8 W x 21.6 H
4. Cylinder (custom made): casting material (brass or bronze)
– The difference of the material properties not affect the sound quality.
– Brass has brighter color, it’s very matched with both type of movements.
5. Comb (custom made): in-house high precision tuning
6. Playing Method: wind up the winding key underneath the movement and let it play
7. Playing Time: approximately 12-20 seconds (per turn)

  • Sample video
  • Hand-Crank Movement:
    1. Main Mechanism: 18-note gold finished (hand-crank) movement
    2. Brand: Sankyo (Japan)
    3. Size (mm): 44.5 L x 34.5 W x 22.3 H
    4. Cylinder (custom made): casting material (brass or bronze)
    – The difference of the material properties not affect the sound quality.
    – Bronze has a rose gold color, it can be matched with hand-crank movement.
    5. Comb (custom made): in-house high precision tuning
    6. Playing Method: crank the handle to play music
    7. Playing Time: depends on crank rotation speed (approx. 12-20 seconds per turn)

  • Sample video
  • * Please visit the Installation Guide for details of the mounting screws position.

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