Abbildungen von Drehleiern

Pictures of Manivelles on musicboxes and on manivelles

1.) Please compare the left corner of a music sheet
Siehe Spieldosen / music boxes

2.) Two very similar designs

Nummern: C0118: Sleep Baby Sleep

No number known

No. 1213: Auld Lang Syne

16160: Heime, Good bye Sweet Marie


12B (1): Water Song, Sleep Baby Sleep

12B (2): Laugh! Blown! Laugh!

12B (3): Robin Adair, Rock a bye baby

14B: That any one, Sailing, Waltz me round again

HB/7/22: Mit dem Pfeil

Der Mai ist gekommen / Loreley

Mississippi song

Schlaf, Kindchen, schlaf


B...Waltz, K...,

A 1371-22, Rose of Killarney,

Where are You tonight

( music boxes, presumably all made by Thorens)

Nummer 414
(©Paul Bellamy)

( music box)

C0118: Sleep Baby Sleep


Ebay 2021, 2022

No. 1213: Auld Lang Syne

2022 Sept 1

Manivelle no number known

Manivelle Nr. 16160: Heime, Good bye Sweet Marie




©Archiv Otmar Seemann

Manivelle Nr. 11C

On the Banks of Allan Water

Der Thorens-Anker ist erkennbar

Manivelle Nr. 12B: Water Song, Sleep Baby sleep

Manivelle Nr. 12B: Laugh! Blown! Laugh!

Private ownership

Manivelle Nr. 12B: Robin Adair, Rock a bye, baby

Ebay 2023 Mar 21

Manivelle Nr. 14B: That any one, Sailing, Waltz me round again


On the top she adorns a beautiful capercaillie motif, on the underside children are depicted with a rotary organ player. With its original lithograph graphic still in overall good condition.

Size in inches: H 3.25” x W 4.1” x D 3.2”

©Private ownership

Manivelle Nr. 414: Stephanie Gavotte

©Bellamy: Magical Manivelles, fig. 6B; Manivelle with an organ grinder tune sheet, in a wooden case, circa 1900. (©Bellamy: Tuneheets Makers Agents (2022), p. 30/11, Fig. 30/36C)

Manivelle Nr. HB/7/22: Mit dem Pfeil

Mit dem Pfeil

Collection Otmar Seemann

Manivelle Der Mai ist gekommen / Loreley


Manivelle Mississippi song

Playing well after a fire damage
Private ownership

Manivelle Schlaf, Kindchen, schlaf

Ebay 2022 Jan 22

Manivelle 00H: Sweet bye and bye

2021, Nov 24th, Ebay

Manivelle B ... Waltz, K ...

3.) Another design for a manivelle (playing Ein Schäfernmädchen)

Music box with a mechanism with a Thorens-anchor on the comb

Ein Schäfermädchen

The Rose of Killarney

Ebay 2020 June 2

Where are You tonight