Singing bird Automatn in cage - Brass - Second half 20th century

Singing bird Automatn in cage - Brass - Second half 20th century

Superb and very sought-after item, this brass bird cage with two birdies. This is an old item. After winding up the mechanism, the little birds start to move their beaks and tails independently from each other. They sing (hard to say, probably there is only 1 that sings). Mechanism is complete, spring is still tight and works fine. This bird cage has been beautifully preserved and in very good working condition. Check out the photos, these are a large part of the description. There are 5 cracks in the lower edge, which are all pictured, there are also pictures of the mechanism, so that you can see it all well (if you want you can send me a message and I’ll send you a video recording).
This lot will be packed with care and shipped with a tracking code.

Lot details
Singing bird Automatn in cage
Designer/ Artist
MMM (Mechanische Musikwerke Manufaktur) GmbH
Estimated Period
Second half 20th century
Country of Origin
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
30×17×17 cm
1.18 kg
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