1935 Vintage Working Powder Music Box Red Bakelite Knob Plays Cocktails for Two
Vintage musical powder box plays "Cocktails for Two" (In some secluded rendezvous) when you lift the lid. The box is made of pale blue spun and anodized aluminum with a red bakelite knob on the lid and 3 brass ball feet. There is an unused powder puff inside. It measures 4-5/8" high x 5" in diameter. Surface of lid shows slight darkening and age but it is in good condition. Marked on base: U.S. Patent No. 2,009,804 placing the year of manufacture as 1935.
About the music: "Cocktails for Two" was written in 1934 by Arthur Johnston and Sam Coslow. The song debuted in the movie "Murder at the Vanities" (1934), where it was introduced by singer and actor Carl Brisson. Duke Ellington's version of the song was recorded in 1934 and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2007.
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