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Get Your Music Box at Music Box Attic Today! Many of us remember music boxes from our childhood - a precious keepsake we received as a gift for a special occasion. When lifting the lid of the ornately decorated music box, a beautiful song or lullaby would play. Music boxes actually date back hundreds of years and provided a source of entertainment before modern day technology existed. Today, music boxes represent a beautiful sentiment and meaningful gift.

In fact, music boxes are making a come back in popularaity and are available in many shapes and sizes. From fun Disney characters to holiday themes, religion, sports, and more, you'll find that music boxes run the gamut in both themes and price. Music boxes can range in cost from very affordable gifts for children, to several thousands of dollars for the avid collector.

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5 stars
Music Box Attic

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Cost:

From $49.99 to $94,000

TopConsumerReviews.com Best-In-Class Blue Ribbon Award Music Box Attic opened in 2002 and provides a fantastic collection of music boxes and collectibles. You'll find a huge variety of music boxes, including traditional music boxes, jewelry music boxes, ballerina music boxes, and more.

When browsing their selection of music boxes, you can shop by Price, Recipient, Note Sizes, Occasion, and New Arrivals. So that you know what you're getting, Music Box Attic shows you a picture of the outside of the music box, as well as a picture of the music box when it's opened. They also show you the list price for the music box, their current discounted price, availability, and the music box dimensions (height, width, depth).

One feature we really liked that was unique to Music Box Attic is their Listening Station. When you select a music box, you also get to select the tune that it will play. Music Box Attic has a large number of songs you can choose from. And just so there are no surprises, you can listen to each and every song just as it will be played in your music box. This is a terrific feature - you can easily spend a lot of time just browsing and listening to their collection of music box songs!

We really liked the Music Box Attic check-out process. You can choose a gift wrap, greeting card and even request customized engraving. Ground shipping is very affordable at only $4.99.

While prices are very competitive for similar products found at other music box stores, Music Box Attic also has a number of very high-end music boxes that are hard to find anywhere else. This include music boxes from Italian makers such as Reuge, Orpheus and Sorrento that run in the several thousands of dollars. You can really find some potential family heirlooms at this store.

Music Box Attic has a very customer-friendly return policy. First, if your music box arrives incomplete or damaged in any way, they will immediately process and ship out a replacement music box within 24 hours. If you change your mind after receiving your music box, you can return it for a full refund minus a 15% restocking fee.

If you're looking for a beautiful music box, you'll find it at Music Box Attic. They have a large selection of music boxes, ranging from very affordable to high-end collector items. You can even browse and listen to the songs available for your music box before you buy. For a great music box, and a fun shopping experience, Music Box Attic earns our highest rating.

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4.5 stars
Bradford Exchange

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Cost:

From $39.95 to $99.99

Bradford Exchange has been in the collectibles and gifts business for over 40 years. Shoppers will find a wide variety of dolls, jewelry, coins, musical eggs, musical carousels, as well as a nice selection of music boxes at this website. Bradford Exchange holds an impressive A+ Better Business Bureau rating.

This company provides over 200 quality music boxes in various themes. Navigating the selection is simple as Bradford Exchange provides 43 different categories to choose from. Anywhere from Disney, College Sports, Pets, Wizard of Oz and many more. Brand names such as Thomas Kinkade and Disney are prevalent at this website.

Bradford Exchange has some customer friendly attributes including easy payment options, free return shipping, great product images, detailed descriptions, and customer satisfaction guaranteed for 1 year. You'll find three different shipping choices including standard delivery, express and 2-day service. The cost of standard shipping varies by location and product but typically starts at $7.99. In addition, Bradford Exchange offers personalization options to add that special touch to a music box gift.

When comparing prices of similar music boxes to competitors, Bradford Exchange came in about average. However, at times the end price was actually cheaper given a lower cost on shipping.

When buying a music box from Bradford Exchange, shoppers know they're working with a solid company that offers quality products. Customer friendly policies and a wonderful selection helped them earn a high ranking in our review.

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3 stars
Music Boxes & Musical Gifts

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Cost:

From $39.95 to $4,850

Music Boxes & Musical Gifts, a division of Worldwide Gifts, is a Tennessee based company that started in 2005. They offer a rather extensive line of music boxes, jewelry, figurines, collectibles, repair services and more. What they don't provide is an up-to-date and professional website that offers an enjoyable shopping experience.

The navigation of music boxes, at this online store, is a true challenge. Customers are asked to read and select one of maybe 65 categories to view the related selection. The categories are very refined and the results are hard to read with little detail. While the company says they offer personalization services, we found that is true only on a limited number of items.

On a positive note, their selection of quality music boxes is large. Shoppers will find animal, Christmas, instrument, religious and many other types of music boxes. Music Boxes & Musical Gifts also provides repair services and repair parts. Some of the gift items allow customers to customize by choosing from a list of 19 different songs, as well as, added engraving.

The return policy provides the shopper 30 days to return an item in new condition for a store credit. For customer questions or issues, the company only offers a none toll free phone number and shorter business hours for assistance.

Shipping is expensive at Music Boxes & Musical Gifts. Their ground shipping starts at $16.99 for the Midwest and was overpriced compared to the other companies we reviewed.

Unfortunately, Music Boxes & Musical Gifts provides a diverse selection of music boxes but the website and customer policies rated very low during our analysis. If you're in the market for a music box, we suggest you shop from a higher ranked company.

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Shopping for music boxes can be a challenge in many cities. Gift shops and collectible stores just aren't as prevalent as they used to be, and it can be a challenge to find a nice selection of music boxes in most cities. Many people have found that the internet provides the largest selection of music boxes available.

When shopping for music boxes online, you should consider the following:

  • Website Functionality. Does the music box store store provide an effective, stress-free shopping experience?
  • Selection and Price. Is there a diverse and substantial selection of music boxes available at a price that works within your budget?
  • Return Policy. If you change your mind, will the company allow you to return the music box for a refund?

TopConsumerReviews.com has reviewed and ranked the best Music Box stores in business today. We hope these reviews help you find the right music box for you!

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Swampscott Music Teacher Dies Of Flu Complications

SWAMPSCOTT, MA - A longtime Swampscott music teacher died Wednesday because of complications ... Contributions in her memory may be made to Massachusetts Humane Society, P.O. Box 850177, Braintree, MA 02185-0177 or via www.masshumane.org.

Published:  Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:31:00 GMT



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