Music boxes of Bovet Frères & Co

Spielwerk / movement


[1] Unnummeriert

Bovet Frères & Co, Fleurier
Fleurier war bis zum 31. Dezember 2008 eine politische Gemeinde im Distrikt Val-de-Travers des Kantons Neuenburg in der Schweiz. Seit dem 1. Januar 2009 gehört Fleurier zur neuen Gemeinde Val-de-Travers.

Fig. 30-19. (432). Date and maker uncertain. According to Bellamy probably made in Saint Croix by Paillard for the Chinese market. Tunes 1 and 4 are Chinese names (Sinfa, Ling Lang Long), so probably songs about people of those names. Tunes 2 and 3 are difficult to interpret. It is the only known tune sheet that has the word `cartel´ written in the bottom cartouche. Although in common usage in the watch and musical box trade it was not in common public use. (Bellamy: Tuneheets Makers Agents (2022), p. 30/5, Fig. 30/19)