Absolutely beautiful vintage chrome with wooden bottom key wound musical base/stand. Made by Lador Swiss Switzerland.After some research I believe this is a Christmas tree stand. Commonly used for feather Christmas trees. I have tested & the music box works. Im unsure if its suppose to revolve? Some I seen do rotate & some do not.
You turn the key on top several times then you turn the left lever forward & pull up & the music will start playing. Then to stop you simply switch the lever on the right & the music stops playing. The condition is great for its age. The chrome is excellent with only light surface scratches. The wood base is also nice with a few spots of wear (last photo) but not to bad.
Could use a good oiling to internal parts. This is exactly the way I acquired it. Measures 133/4 in diameter across wood base & stands 31/4 tall not including key or post.
Post is 11/2 tall & 3/8 in diameter. There is a good chance we can settle any issues you may have. I strongly believe in "A picture is worth a thousand words" so I strive to take several quality photos of all angles of the actual item you will be receiving. I encourage you to view ALL photographs & use zoom feature for detailed close ups.Please read " Item Condition " for detailed condition information. Our feedback is set to respond to your feedback. The item "Vintage LADOR SWISS Chrome & Wood Musical Christmas Tree Stand Bass Antique" is in sale since Tuesday, June 19, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Holiday & Seasonal\Christmas\ Vintage (Pre-1946)\Tree Stands & Skirts". The seller is "midwest_pickers" and is located in Greentown, Indiana.
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