Esposizione internazionale del Sempione, Milano 1906

Weltausstellung in Mailand 1906

Die Ausstellung wurde anlässlich der Eröffnung des Simplontunnels veranstaltet.

The owner of a music box factory Hermann Thorens was chairman of the jury of the musical instrument category, and therefor he did not compete.

Hermann Thorens' report explained the rapid evolution of the sound reproduction instrument market and the way the three most important manufacturers of Sainte-Croix – Paillard, Mermod Frères and Thorens – adapted themselves to the market. (Le Pays horloger).” (Piguet 2004, p. 297-306)