Chapter 5

The left and right part dominating, blue lady left, red right, both looking to the right side, often a PVF-mark bottom center

Die linke und rechte Seite dominieren das Bild, blau gekleidete Dame links, rote rechts, oft mit PVF-Logo unten mittig

Printer of the tune sheet: Bognard Jeune, Paris

Music boxes by PVF

Apparently a reprint was used for Nicole N° 46014


Spieldosen / music boxes


[1] Timbres en vue, 10 airs,
[2] 14 Interchang. cyl., printer of the tune sheet: Bognard,
[3] Sublime Harmony, 6 airs,
[4] After the Ball, 9 airs,
[5] Mikado, 6 airs,
[6] Herbright smile, 6 airs,
[7] Columbia, Sublime Harmonie, 8 airs,
[8] The Costers Serenade, 8 airs,
[9] C. Paillard, 12 airs,
[10] Quatuor, 8 airs,
[11a] Columbia, 10 airs,
[11b] Columbia, 10 airs,
[11c] Columbia, 8th: Faust, 10 airs,
[12] No number,
[13] Wedding march Mendelssohn, 8 airs,
[14] 1st: The British Grenadiers, style 711,
[15] Sublime Harmonie, Style 639,
[16] Balfé, Rule,
[17a] Timbres en vue (1/2),
[17b] Timbres en vue (2/2),
[18] 2nd: Tout à la joie (Philipp Fahrbach),
[19] Fille du M. Angot, 8 airs,
[20] Mandoline Zither, 4th: Martha,
[21] Columbia, 1st: Little Annie Laurie,
[22] Tunesheet illegible,
[23] PVF+ Stempel am Kamm,
[24] ,
[25] ,
[26] ,
[27] 4th: La Paloma (Yradier),
[28] Columbia, 8 Airs,
[69] Mandoline Piccolo, Cyl. No 3 , Style 602,
[70] Cyl. 33 and Cyl. 36,
[71] Cyl. 36 and 46 (Amoebean)

1617 Harpe
2729 St. Croix,
2753 (1st: The sorcerer),
4688 Timbres en vue,
3993 Interchangeable (3 additional cyl.: no. 66, 111, 130),
4792 8 airs,
5381 Mandoline Piccolo, 6 airs,
6623 Ouvertures d' Operas, Zither,
6777 Piccolo, 4th: Mandolinata,
6911,
6977, 8 airs,
7482, Dream of the Post,
7649, 8 airs,
10066, 6 airs,
11837, 6 airs,
11953, 1st: Marche (Prophet),
2092 Mandoline Expressive, 8 airs,
12248: Timbres en vue,
13681 Zither, Pinklady, 6 airs,
13782: Timbres en vue, 8 airs,
13819 Harp Piccolo, printer: Bognard (Paris),
15951 Sublime Harmonie, 8 airs,
17292, 4 airs,
17655 Sublime Harmonie, 8 airs,
18793 Timbres en vue,
34623, Cyl. N°10 und Cyl. N°20 ,Style 702,

45316,

65724,
67006 Paillard, Locke & England, 6 airs,
67805, 7th: Mikado, 12 airs,

72736 Bells in sight., 79727, 10 airs, 79782 Sublime Piccolo Zither, 8 airs,

83573 Drum Bells & Castanets in Sight, 12 airs,
86538,
87937, 1st: Hold the fort,
88439, 1st: In the old Madrid,
91015, 4te: Sweet by and by,
91876 Polytype Zither, Sublime Harmonie,

96998 Columbia

100714,
116012,
125076,
126119,
127959,
128053


[1] No number, Timbres en vue, 10 airs

Measures 70 x 34 x 27 cm, six bells with bird strikers. The bells can be turned off at will if so required. The pinned cylinder measures 41 x 5.5 cm


[2] No number, 14 interchangeable cylinders


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Nr. 4: Nanon, Valse


Music Box: 8 3/4” high x 20 1/4" wide x 11 1/4" deep

Cylinder Boxes: 4 1/4" high x 12 1/2" wide x 9" deep


[3] No number, Sublime Harmony, 6 airs


[4] No number, After the Ball, 9 airs


[5] No number, Mikado, 6 airs


[6] No number, 1st: Her bright smile


[7] No number, Columbia, Sublime Harmonie, 8 airs


[9] No number, C. Paillard, 12 airs


[10] No number, Quatuor, 8 airs


[11a] No number, Columbia Sublime Harmonie, 10 airs, to run 10 minutes


Private ownership


[11b] No number, Columbia, 10 airs


[11c] No number, Columbia, 8th: Faust, 10 airs


[12] No number


[13] No number, 1st: Wedding March (Mendelssohn), 8 airs


[14] No serial number, Cylinder No. 57, Style 711


Style 711


[15] No serial number, Sublime Harmonie,
Style 639


Posthorn dagger mark

Private ownership


[16] Balfé, Rule


Ebay 2023 Mar 26


[17a] Timbres en vue (1/2)


[17b] Timbres en vue (2/2)


1: The Old Cottage Clock



[18] Tout à la joie


4: Tout à la joie



[19] Fille du M. Angot, 8 airs


41.5cm length


[20] Mandoline Zither,
4th: Martha

Grand Format Size Cylinder (44cm x 9cm).
Each tune is running for about 1minute 30 seconds, with simply stunning arrangements. “The way the music builds makes the hairs on the back of my neck bristle.“ (Steve Greatrex)


Ebay 2023 Jän 13


[21] Columbia,
1st: Little Annie Laurie


35x19x12cm


[22] Tunesheet illegible




[23] PVF+ Stempel am Kamm



[24]


Ebay 2022 Nov 11


[25]


Ebay 2023 Juni 15


[26]


[27] 4th: La Paloma (Yradier)


loss of the comb Measurements: 14 x 43 x 20, 5 cm.
Setdart Auction House
Lot 1048, July 20, 2023
Calle Aragon, 346
Barcelona, Spain 08350


[28] Columbia, 8 Airs


31 notes


39.5cm long


[69] Mandoline Piccolo, Cyl. No 3 , Style 602


[70] Cyl. 33 und 36, Style 70

©14 x 47 x 21.5cm


[71] Cyl. 36 and 46 (Amoebean)


Ebay 2023 Jul 4


No 1617: Harpe


No 2729: St. Croix


Private ownership


No 2753: 1st: The Sorcerer


Ebay 2022 Oct 14


No 4688 Timbres en vue


No 4792: 8 airs

©EIGHT-AIR "P.V.F" MUSIC BOX WITH VERY FINE TEETH


No 5381: Mandoline Piccolo, 6 airs


No 6623: Ouvertures d' Operas Zither, 4 airs


No 6777, Piccolo, 4th: Mandolinata, 8 airs


A cylinder musical box by Paillard Vaucher Fils (PVF) of St Croix in Switzerland number 6777. "Piccolo" format playing 8 airs as per original tune sheet. Cylinder 27.5cms length, case 50 x 21 x 15 cms / 20 x 9 x 6 ins. Brazilian Rosewood veneer to lid with boxwood stringing and a floral inlay, faux rosewood carcass. Mechanism and case restored.
Cylinder 27.5 cms
Case 50 x 21 x 15 cms / 20 x 9 x 6 ins.
SellerJill And Stephen Kember Decorative Antiques as536a083 / S+JK63


No 6977: 8 airs


No 7482: Dream of the Post, 6 airs


No 7649: 8 airs


No 10066: Schwenke Auctioneers, 6 airs


No 11837- 115378: Mandoline Expressive, 8 airs

Paillard Swiss Tabletop 'Tambour Timbres et Castagnettes' (Drum Timbre and Castanets) Orchestra Cylinder Music Box. Serial #11837. Circa 1890. Mechanism is housed in large burl wood case with mother-of-pearl and brass inlay that measures 11x32.5x14.5''. Music box uses 10 song cylinder measuring 17'', drum, 6 bells with bee strikers, and a castanet. Fully functional although drum skin needs to be tightened or replaced. Some wear to burlwood veneer on exterior and to base molding. Glass dust cover broken on interior.


No 11953, 1st: Marche (Prophet)

 


No 12092: Mandoline Expressive, 8 airs

Ebay 2022 Apr 25


No 12248: Timbres en vue, 8 airs


No 13681: Zither, Pinklady 73 pink, 6 airs

©Paillard Vaucher Fils, playing six airs on 5in cylinder, ebonized case with Japanese papier-mache hinged top, 31.5cm wide, case 31cm x 17cm x 12 cm


No 13782: Timbres en vue, 8 airs


No 13819: Haro Piccolo, 8 airs

Printer: J. Bognard

©Height: 5.25 in. (13.34 cm)Width: 22.63 in. (57.49 cm)Depth: 9.25 in. (23.5 cm) 1stDibs: LU5431221647062


No 15951: Sublime Harmonie, 8 airs


No 17292, 4 airs


cock ChUllmann


Thomas be musicalinsturmentsmaker


on the pasted picture print is handwritten 'Quatre Airs', however, only 2 melodies are listed and probably present: 'My Queen Waltz' and 'Home Sweet Home', 1 tone comb with 44 reeds, gold coloured iron plate with number 17292, box approx. 11.5x30.5x16.5 cm


No 18793: Timbres en vue

  

 


Measuring 20 inches long, 12 inches wide and 9 1/2 inches tall


Ebay 2022 Oct 22


No 34623, Cyl. N°10 und Cyl. N°20 ,Style 702


18 tunes on three interchangeable 11" cylinders, the inlaid case decorated with a panel of flowers, urn and musical instrument; and associated box for the spare cylinders


No 65724


No 67006: Paillard, Locke & England, 6 airs


No 67805, 7th: Mikado, 12 airs


No 72736, Bells in sight., 12 airs


Width: 25 ½” / 65cm
Height: 11” / 28cm
Depth: 13” / 33cm


No 79727: 10 airs


4: Auld lang syne


No 79782: Sublime Piccolo Zither, Poefers, 8 airs


2021 Nov 2


No 83573: Drum Bells & Castanets on Sight


No 86538


Ebay 2023 Jän 28


87937, 1st: Hold the fort, 10 airs


88439, 1st: In the old Madrid


91015, 4te: Sweet by and by, 10 airs

©54cm wide


91876, Polytype Zither, Sublime Harmonie

Home & Décor Decorative Objects Decorative Boxes Music Boxes Previous Lot 3490 Next MERMOND POLYTYPE ZITHER MUSIC BOX. Item Details Description Rare PVF, Polytype-Zither, 6-tune cylinder music box made by Paillard, Vaucher, Fils “PVF”) of Ste. Croix, Switzerland, bearing serial #91876 (1896-1897). A very scarce technical musical variant, which was essentially meant to provide its owner with 3 different musical formats in a single music box instead of normally requiring three separate music boxes for the same effects. CONDITION: This example plays two tune arrangements for each effect, in “Sublime Harmonie,” “Piccolo Zither” and “Tremolo Zither” musical formats. Fabulous, untouched original condition, no damages or repairs. Includes original winding handle. Condition: (Very Good). Dimensions: 28" x 13" x 8 - 1/4".


96998: Columbia


100714


116012


125076


126119


127959


128053