Kata Asmany & Peter Off


Orders are delivered
by post at a standard
price of 2000 HUF
throughout Hungary.


All our works are
handmade and we usually
make everything to orders.
Our products are
only available
in limited quantities.


We have no say over prices
fixed by our retailers.
Each of our products are
made individually, so only
slight reduction of prices
can be offered in case of
large order quantities.


Sorry, we are not going to
give our artistic secrets
away:) We use high-quality
materials and our own
unique technologies. Feel
free to contact us if you
have any questions or
problems - we'll be more
than happy to help you!
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Musicbox (musical box) Beethoven: Für Elise

Almost everybody is familiar with Beethoven's lyrical composition from 1810, but few know that its formal title is Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor. Its incredible popularity is mostly due to the fact that even beginners can easily learn to play it.

listen to it

Model: ZD09

Size: ~ 63 mm x 53 mm
Height: ~ 38 mm
Material: Beech wood in natural or mahogany/walnut finish

We build the musical box (a hand-powered instrument, capable of playing a short tune) in a wooden case decorated with motifs cut out with a fretsaw.
Due to the technical characteristics of the instrument, a slight metal noise is heard as it plays (metal comb teeth are plucked by metal pins while rotating the cylinder with the ratchet lever, which inevitably produces some noise). Unlike digital instruments, a mechanical musical box can never offer a clear, noise-free audio experience.