Lovely Vintage Inlaid Musical Jewellery Box

( JB276 )
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This is a beautiful vintage musical jewellery box. It was made in Sorrento, Italy and it dates to the 1970s/80s. Plays 'Isola di Capri'.

Lovely Vintage Inlaid Musical Jewellery Box

This is a beautiful vintage musical jewellery box. It was made in Sorrento, Italy and it dates to the 1970s/80s.

The Exterior

The exterior has a beautiful Mahogany veneer which has a gorgeous glossy, polished and varnished finish. The lid has decorative floral inlay which is made up of several varieties of wood.

The box is complete with its original gold metal piano hinge. This is a quality stop hinge that prevents the lid from falling back.

The box stands raised on its original gold metal bun feet.

The bottom of the box has retained its original song title label.

The Interior

The interior has a single small storage compartment. The musical movement is cased to the right of this, and there is shallow storage space upon its ledge. The compartment and casing have soft brushed felt linings which are a lovely chocolate brown shade. This colour complements the dark exterior of the box.

The Musical Movement

The movement plays a beautiful tune called 'Isola di Capri'. It is in perfect working order and plays the tune at its correct speed. The music stops as it should, when the movement is unwound or when the lid is closed.

Operating The Musical Movement

The movement is operated via the winding key on the bottom of the box. The tune is short and requires just two turns of the key to fully wind it.

Notes On Vintage Musical Movements

As with all musical boxes, care should be taken not to overwind the movement. Over winding will result in the movement malfunctioning. We are not responsible for movements that are over wound or for movements that deteriorate from further age and use once boxes are purchased.

Please check the movement is operating correctly as soon as you receive the box.

Please read our returns policy which includes our policy on musical movements.


This beautiful box is in excellent condition with no damage and very little wear. There are a few very light superficial scratches to the veneer which are barely visible.

The interior linings are still very good with no splits or fraying. They have a few very minor light marks.

The musical movement is in perfect working order as stated above.


Length: 16.2cm
Width:   10.8cm
Height:    6.5cm

Interior Compartment:

7.0 by 6.5cm with a 3.8cm depth.

Ledge Space of Casing:

7.0 by 5.7cm with a 1.3cm depth


The box will posted FREE within the UK by Next Day Special Delivery.

International postage is £25 by Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed. Delivery is fast, within 3-5 working days to Europe and 5-7 working days to the rest of the world.

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