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Zimbalist Music Boxes, References and Guide

For use as a reference and guide to Thorens music boxes that were designed by Fred Zimbalist. Some of these may be in private collections or have been sold and others are available for sale. Items that are for sale will have an "ADD TO CART" button.

For more information regarding repairs and sales or if you have a Zimbalist to sell, please call us toll free 888 884 2533

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Every one of our Zimbalist pieces are re-dampered, and completely inspected for potential problems. Parts if necessary are restored or replaced with original parts (if possible or finely fabricated). Our work carries a two year warranty and a lifetime service agreement that covers labor.. (Any fabrication due to age-related unavailability is not covered) All are refurbished, being polished and restored as close to its original condition as possible.
Russian born, Fred Zimbalist, 1909-2003, was a musician (instrument as yet, unkown) and also related to Ephrem Zimbalist, Sr., the famed concert violinist. {source = Ancestry.Com}
He founded the Zimbalist Music Box Company and operated out of Cleveland, Ohio
He is known for these highly prized and unique Nickel Silver plated on brass pieces that were hand tooled in India (no two were exactly the same).