The CONDITION: it is cosmetically a little worse for wear, having been in my own room as a child, and grandmother's before that. There are little black marks on the paint, which didn’t rub off with a damp towel. A crafty person should be able to take care of those. There is one small (1/4”) chip in the paint on the very bottom edge, but it doesn’t mar the design. The elfs stand on pegs, and some lean. One elf is, sadly, glued on (an attempt by the girl-me to “fix” him). Again, a crafty person should be able to remove that elmer’s glue gook that surrounds his “feet.” I did my best to capture everything in the pictures, but let me know if you'd like to see more. Snow white’s head also comes off- but you can’... read more
Hard to come by, this snow white and the seven dwarfs music"box" is the definition of cute. While not actually a box, the top winds up and plays music, as it turns (like dancing). Circa 1960-1970s, this is most probably what is referred to as “Irmi Nursery Originals” “Nursery Originals” or “Nursery Plastics.” There are no official stickers or box, and so I can’t guarantee who/where/when it was made, but it looks just like the ones that I’ve seen which do, and it is certainly appears to be, if not a real one, at least a superb and well crafted knock-off. The music box works beautifully and plays a tune I’m not familiar with.