Chapter 3

The left and right part dominating, red skirt lady left, looking each other, blue right, bottom many small crosses ++++++++

Die linke und rechte Seite dominieren das Bild, rote-Schürzen-Dame, links, blaue rechts, unten kleine Kreuze +++++++

Drucker der Musiktafel:

Spielwerke / movements


[1] 12 airs,

[2] Bells in View, 10 airs,

[3] Bells in View, 10 airs,

[4] Harpe Zither,

[5] Bells, Style V, 7th: Home sweet Home,

[IV] Soldiers in the Park,

[VIII] Bells en vue,

[11] Bells en Vue,

No 5166, 61531, 1st: My molhe was a Lady (Stern), 6: Faust (Gounod),

No. 5828 Bells in Vue,

No. 11974 Forte Piccolo,

No. 21228 Harpe- Zither, 12 airs,

No. 23540 Bells in View, 10 airs,

No. 28627 Piccolo Zither, 10 airs,

No. 47406,

No. 58803 Harp Zither,

No. 59059 Harp Zither,

No 56227 Mandoline, 3 cylinders,

No. 59301 Unattributed,

No. 60012 Bells in Sight, 8 airs,

No. 62475 Harpe-Zither,

No. 66801 Drums Bells & Casta[g]nets,

No. 67715 20 airs,

No. 71518 12 airs,

No. 71587 Bells in View, 12 airs,

No. 72491 Drum & Bells, 8 airs,

No. 74869 Columbia

Die weit auseinander liegenden Seriennummern legen den zwingenden Schluss nahe, dass dieses Design der Musiktafeln nur als eines von mehreren anderen war.


[1] No number: 12 airs


[2] No number: Bells in View, 10 airs


[3] No s/n, Style V, Bells in View, 10 airs


17 X 8 inches


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[4] Harpe Zither



Transfer fecoration on the lid


[5] Bells, 7th: Home sweet Home




IV: Soldiers in the Park


Escutcheon of the leverage


Obligatory since 1892 / Verpflichtend ab 1892


42 cm x 14 cm height x 19 cm tall



VIII: 10 Airs, Bells en vue



[11] Bells en Vue


No 5166, 61531, 1st: My molhe was a Lady (Stern), 6: Faust (Gounod), 6 airs


33 notes


Widest 15.8 D 9.3 Tall 5 inches.


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No 5828 Bells in Vue


No 21228: Harpe- Zither, 12 airs


No 11974


Druckervermerk?


Measures: 14.75" (37cm) in width, 5.25" (14cm) height and 7.75" (19.5cm) depth


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No 23540: Bells in View, 10 airs


No 28627: Piccolo Zither , 10 airs


No 47406


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No 58803, Harp Zither


13-in-cyl


No 59059, Harp Zither


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No 56227 Mandoline, 3 cylinders


Interchangeable Mandoline Musical Box, c. 1890 Probably Mermod Frères, no. 56227, with three six-air cylinders, 65 teeth in comb (missing seven tips and extreme bass tooth), nickel-plated movement with crank-wound coaxial spring, tune-indicator, zither attachment and loose tune-sheets, in grained case with cylinder storage drawer, veneered lid with rick-rack molding and recessed panel with inlay of musical trophies, wd. 25 in. (64 cm), cylinders 9 in. (23 cm), unrestored playing condition, with wood-handled crank. - Note: The extreme bass tooth was presumably removed during manufacture or shortly afterwards to make room for the sprung wheel that adjoins the cylinder and controls the tune-indicator.


No 59301: Unattributed, 9 airs (3 per turn)


Fig. 30-12. Circa 1892, for a 9-Air, 3-per-turn musical box serial 59301. IA lady plays the lyre opposite another listening pensively as she plays in a scene of tranquility. (Bellamy: Tuneheets Makers Agents (2022), p. 30/4, Fig. 30-12)


No 60012: Bells in Sight , 8 airs

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No. 62475: Harpe-Zither

©Private ownership


No. 66801: Drums Bells & Casta[g]nets

Large drum music box, Switzerland/France, end of the 19th century. Rectangular body made of wood with walnut veneer. Hinged lid with floral inlay. Feet and rim of the lid ebonized. In the lid a game board with 8 pieces. Interior divided into 3 segments: left lever for winding, right lever for different game modes (change/repeat) and start/stop. Middle segment with hinged lid with glass insert, below it the orchestra consisting of roller, 2 bells and rhythm section. Also a display (1-8) for piece selection. Automat plays, 23 x 48 x 27 cm Große Walzenspieluhr, Schweiz/Frankreich, Ende 19. Jh. Rechteckiger Korpus aus Holz mit Nußbaumfurnier. Auf dem Scharnierdeckel eine Blumenintarsie. Füße und Rand des Deckels ebonisiert. Im Deckel ein Spielplan mit 8 Stücken. Innenleben unterteilt in 3 Segmente: links Hebel zum Aufziehen, rechts Hebel für verschiedene Spielmodi (Change/Repeat) und Start/Stop. Mittelsegment mit Scharnierdeckel mit Glaseinsatz, darunter das Orchester, bestehend aus Walze, 2 Glocken und Rhythmusgruppe. Außerdem eine Anzeige (1-8) für die Stückauswahl. Automat spielt, 23 x 48 x 27 cm


No. 67715: 20 airs


tune sheet


cylinder bearing


Drucker: L. Magnenat & Fils, Lausanne


Zither bar with meander ornate


No. 71518: 12 airs


No. 71587: Bells in View, 12 airs


No. 72491: Drum & Bells, 8 airs