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Forum topic by Don posted 03-18-2010 05:27 PM 9760 views 1 time favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-18-2010 05:27 PM

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Hey folks….

I’m going to be making a jewelry box for my grand daughter and I was thinking of incorporation one of the Ballerina music box mechanisms in it but I’m having a helluva time trying to locate them.

Does anyone have any info on where I can buy them online?


-- -- Don in Ottawa,

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#1 posted 04-15-2010 11:45 PM

I quickly searched Lee Valley…no luck, googled it and found way too many hits but didn’t quickly see just the mechanisms. I’ve seen them somewhere I just can’t remember where.

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#2 posted 05-09-2010 02:33 PM

You can get parts from here…
I found it looking for a ballerina but didn’t like what they had. If you see any other ballerinas out there let me know! Thanks.

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#3 posted 05-09-2010 03:21 PM

wow thanks for the link msjones, i’ve been looking for these movements for awhile now.

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#4 posted 02-08-2015 03:24 PM

I’ve ordered music box movements from 2 places: and

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#5 posted 02-08-2015 08:01 PM

Go to the project page John Hutchinson posted his ballerina box on. You’ll find he linked to the store that sells the movements if my memory is correct.

Hutchinson's Ballerina Box

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