Chapter 14

The left and right part dominating: Light towers on each side

Die linke und rechte Seite dominieren das Bild: Helle Türme auf jeder Seite

Printed by Picard-Lion, Genève

Cuendet, Heller, MMC, Paillard, Reuge (CH72)

Featured as terrace at night in the Cuendet catalogue, but on small photos the towers are much more significant!

Spieldosen / music boxes


Spieldosen / music boxes


[1] Tambour Timbres, 10 airs, [2] 1st: Mikado, [3] Mandoline Tremolo, [4] Forta Piccolo", 20 airs, [5] Timbres en Vue, 10 airs, [6] 8 airs, [7] Trommel & Glockenschlag, 10 airs, [8] Bells in View, 10 airs, [9] Rechange Interchangeable, 8 airs, [10] 8 airs, [11] , [12] Tambour Timbres, J.H. Heller Bern, [13] Interchangeable, 1st: Boccacio, 24 airs, [14] Paillard Cylinder Music Box, 10 airs, [15] Zigeunerbaron, 8 airs, [16] 8 airs, [17] Sublime Harmonie Longue Marche, [18] Zither Harmonique, [19] , [21] The Gondoliers, [22] When other lips, [23] Tambour, Timbres, [24] Bells in sight, [25] Timbres, 10 Airs, [26], [27] Bells in sight, 8 Airs,
[28] Sea-Saw-Valse, 8 Airs,
[29] Adelheid, 8 Airs,
[30] Little Annie Tooney,
[31] 2nd: Oh honey my honey
[32] Timbres, 1st: Oh honey my honey
[33] 31 notes
[34] No s/n, 1st: Miss Helyett (Audran), 6 airs,
[35] 7th:Martha, 8 notes
[36] Bells in sight
[37] 1st: Love of my heart

N° 213: Tambour, Timbres, 10 Airs, N° 2206, 7th: Marching, N° 2622, 2nd: Stephanie, N° 2796, N° 3155, N° 3686: 8 airs, N° 3746, 1st: A travers Bois, N° 3989, 1st: Bonnie Dundee, 3rd: The Mikado, N° 4163, 8 airs, N° 4175, 1st: Boccacio, 5th: Carmen, 6th: Stephanie, 6 airs, N° 4348: Forte Piccolo, N° 4564: Forte Piccolo, N° 4683, 2nd: Rock a bye Baby, N° 4869: Sublime Harmonie, 6 airs, N° 6455, 1st: The Washington Post, N° 6782: 6 airs, N° 7000: 8 airs, N° 9266: 6 airs,

N° 11077, Trommel & Glockenspiel, Forte Piccolo, N° 12412, cyl. N°9, N°16, N°17, N° 12476, 1st: Gasparone, N° 13377: Timbres, 8 airs, N° 14122, 6th: Carmen, N° 14436, 1st: I dont want to play..., N° 15228: Fatal Wedding, Faust up to date , N° 15390, N° 15704, 5th: Robin Hood, N° 16263, 4th: For me! For me, N° 17250, 1st: Queen of my heart, N° 17621: 8 airs, N° 18484, N° 19004: Annie Laurie,

N° 20733: 12 airs, N° 28636: Timbres en Vue, N° 29843: 12 airs, N° 29993: Timbres en Vue,

N° 30076: Timbres en Vue, 3rd: Auld lang Sune, 7th: Martha, N° 30080: Timbres en Vue, 8 airs, N° 31432: 8 airs, N° 31488: Tambour Timbres, Lith. Picard Lion, Geneve, Dutch Auction Company, 8 airs, N° 31580: Timbres en Vue, 8 airs, N° 31807: 8 airs, N° 31935: Timbres en vue, N° 32079: 8 airs, N° 32083: 8 airs, N° 32191, 5th: The Mikado, 6 airs, N° 32814, Timbres en Vue, 5th: Home sweet home, N° 33045, 8th: Sister Mary, N° 33077: Tambour Timbres, 5th: Blue bells of Scotland, N° 33085: Cuendet, 8 airs, N° 33326, 5th: Little Annie Tooney,7th: The Wedding, 8th: Mikado, N° 33407, 2nd: Martha, N° 33409, 8th: The Mikado, 8 airs, N° 33455, 4th: Home sweet home, N° 33789, 1st: Eldorado, 2nd: Stephanie (Gavotte), N° 33808, 3rd: Tarara Boom, 8th: Eldorado, N° 33827, 3rd: Eldorado, 6th: Stephanie, 7th: Sister Mary..., N° 34465: Tambour, Timbres, Fortissimo, Jaccard du Grand, N° 34454, 12th: The Mikado, N° 34593, 2nd: Stephanie-Gavotte, N° 36141: 12 airs, N° 36415: Timbres en Vue, 8 airs, N° 36644: Timbres en Vue, 12 airs, N° 38793: 8 airs, N° 39387, 5th: Ta Ra Ra Boom, N° 39413: 8 airs,

N° 40169: 6 airs, N° 51233: 8 airs, N° 60712: 6 airs,

N° 70289, 2nd: Ta Ra Ra Boom, 3rd: Erminie, 5th: Stephanie


[1] No number:Tambour Timbres ,Made in Switzerland, 10 airs


[2] No number, 1st: Mikado, 8 airs


[3] No number: Mandoline Tremolo, Kaminski Auctions


[4] No number: Smith Auctions, "Forta Piccolo", 20 airs


[5] No number: Timbres en Vue, Lankes Auktionen, 10 airs


[6] No number: Il Ponte Auction Houe, 8 airs


[7] No number: Grommel & Glockenschlag, Cuendet, Auction Team Breker, 10 airs


©Nr. 82/89, vermutlich von Cuendet, 10 populäre Melodien und Teile aus Opern, begleitet von Trommel und 5 Glocken (jeweils abschaltbar), 61 Töne im Stahlkamm, 13 Zähne für die Begleitinstrumente (beide Kämme komplett), vernickelte Mechanik, doppelter Federwerkmotor, Cuendet-Melodienblatt mit aufgeklebter Titel­liste, lasiertes Gehäuse, furnierter Deckel mit Einlegearbeit (Vogelmotiv), Gehäusebreite 63 cm, Walzenbreite 33 cm, gut spielender Zustand. Eine gut arrangierte Walzenspieldose mit lebhaften Begleitinstrumenten.


[8] No number: Type writer iused to sigh, Bells in View, 10 airs


[9] No number: Rechange Interchangeable, Forte, Picolo, Zither, Walzenspieldose, 8 airs


[10] No number: Noniheimlliebe, Lith. Picard Lion, Geneve, Greenridgewoodworks, 8 airs

ebay 2021 December 14


[11] No number: Weissstauff


[12] No number: Tambour Timbres, J.H. Heller Bern, Walzenspieldose mit Trommel + Glocken, 8 airs


[13] No number: French Cuendet Interchangeable, 24 airs

21.5x75x28.5 cm

©interchangeable music box by French maker Cuendet, playing 11" cylinders, eight tunes each with the original tune card. There is a second well constructed case that holds an additional two cylinders giving you three in total. The music box case is constructed of walnut veneers with multi-wood inlay ebonized boxwood trim. Condition shows little signs of wear, some very light surface scratches to the finish, light fading to the lid inlay, but nothing that distracts from the overall appearance of this music box. A great example of an obscure French makers cylinder music box. Condition: (Very Good). Dimensions: Largest: 29 - 1/2" x 11 - 1/4" x 8 - 1/2".


[14] No number: Paillard Cylinder Music Box, 10 airs


[15] No number: Zigeunerbaron, 8 airs


[16] No number:2nd Dorothy, Ahlers & Ogletree, 8 airs


[17] Sublime Harmonie Longue Marche von Mojon, Manger & Co

12 tunes. The parallel twin coaxial motors – four in all – justified a plaque on the bedplate reading:

This Musical Box Is Guaranteed to Play Two and a Half Hours When Once Fully Wound Up

Patented September 1879. This was Aubert´s British Patent number 3711. (Ord-Hume, Music Box, Plate 117)


[18] No number: Zither Harmonique


[19] No number:


[21] No number: The Gondoliers


[22] No number: When other lips, 8 airs


[23] No number: Tambour, Timbres, 10 airs


[24] No number: Bells in sight, 8 airs


[25] No number: Timbres, 10 airs


[26] No number, Cute little Cuendet is playing like a champ! Here it is playing Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay from 1891.


https://www.facebook.com/Darrensmusicalboxes/ videos/500791505577166 Cute little Cuendet is playing like a champ! Here it is playing Ta-ra-ra Boom-de-ay from 1891.


[27] No number: Bells in sight, 8 airs


[28] No s/n, Sea Saw Valse (Growe)



[29] No s/n, Du schöne Adelheid


Bornand Music Box Specialists



Ebay 2023 Feb 26


[30] 1st: Little Annie Rooney



[31] 2nd: Oh honey my honey


Ebay 2023 Jun 22


[32] Timbres, 1st: Oh honey my honey


Ebay 2023 Aug 23


[33] 31 notes


Ebay 2023 Sept 25


[35] 7th:Martha, 8 notes


[36] Bells in sight, 8 notes


[37] 1st: Love of my heart, 8 notes


el change repeat stop play


N° 213: Tambour, Timbres, 10 Airs

©Bottom of the song list reads "Lith Picard-Lion Geneve." Dimensions: 21.5"L x 12"W x 10"H


N° 2206, 7th: Marching, 8 Airs


Picard Lion


N° 2622, 2nd: Stephanie, 6 airs


N° 2796, 6 Airs


N° 3155: Jewellery Art & Antiques, 8 airs


N° 3686: Wayfreight, 8 airs

©Ebay 2021 Dec 22


N° 3746: 1st: A travers Bois


N° 3989: 1st: Bonnie Dundee, 3rd: The Mikado


11.25 cm cylinder - 36cm wide


N° 4163: Junod, Antique Swiss, Thtee Bells in Sight, 8 airs 19th Century


N° 4175, 1st: Boccacio, 5th: Carmen, 6th: Stephanie, 6 airs


li cellist Picard Lion


32 kamm


Ebay 2024 Jän 15


N° 4348: Forte Piccolo, Lith. Picard Lion, 6/a 5/2 airs


N° 4564: Forte Piccolo, 6 airs


Ebay 2023 Aug 18


N° 4683: Hersteller Cuendet, 1892, 2nd: Rock a bye Baby

©Hersteller Cuendet 1892, Schweiz. Es handelt sich hier um eine sehr seltene Spieldose mit einem dicken Zylinder, 7,8 cm Durchmesser. Die gebräuchlichste Durchmesserverwendung waren 5,5 cm. Mit diesem außergewöhnlich dicken Zylinder können 20 Lieder abgespielt werden, je Umdrehung zwei.


N° 4869: Sublime Harmonie, 6 airs


N° 6455, 1st: The Washington Post, 6 airs


N° 6782: 6 airs


N° 7000: 8 airs


serial N° *7000, playing a selection of music hall, traditional English and rousing folk airs, single spring motor and single-section comb, three-quarter length zither attachment, large colour lithographed tunesheet, in grained case with veneered lid bearing simple inlay - 15in. (38cm) wide, the cylinder 4 1/2 in. (11 cm)


N° 9266: So wie du, 6 airs


N° 11077, Trommel & Glockenspiel, Forte Piccolo, 10 airs


33 1/8" wide x 16 7/8" deep x 31 1/2" high
This particular style, commonly referred to as a “station” or “showcase” box, was used to entertain guests in hotel lobbies, train stations and other similar public places, and as such would have been coin-operated. This example, however, does not accept coins. This, combined with its overall quality, complexity and beauty, indicates it was made for a private household of significant means. Today, these ingenious musical masterpieces are highly sought-after by collectors of musical automata.


N° 12412, cyl. N°9, N°16, N°17


Victoria Interchangeable Sublime Harmonie Musical Box, c. 1890 Jules Cuendet. N° 12412, Brevet Suisse N° 3051, with three eight-air cylinders (nos. 9, 16 and 17) playing predominantly dance airs, two combs of 37 teeth each (complete), zither attachment, nickel-plated movement, butterfly-wing governor, tune-indicator and three loose tune-sheets, in veneered case with storage drawer, transfer-decorated front and inlaid lid, wd. 30 in. (76 cm), cylinders 13 in. (33 cm), playing condition, a few dampers in need of adjustment, surface rust on movement and comb, some veneer losses, front plinth in need of re-fixing.


N° 12476


Musical clock base with four-air key-wind movement, N° 12476, cylinder 7¾ in. (20 cm), base altered, four missing teeth, bent pins, one governor fan missing (Auction Team Breker)


Auction Team Breker 2022 Nov 5th, lot 317


N° 13377: Timbres, 8 airs


N° 14122, 6th: Carmen, 12 airs


Ebay 2022 Nov 11


N° 14436, 1st: I dont want to play..., 6 airs


N° 15228, 6 airs

1st: Fatal Wedding (Davis)

3rd: Faust up to date (1888 or later, Lutz)


Ebay 2022 Apr 6


N° 15390: 8 airs

 


N° 16263, 1st: She was one of the early birds, 4th: For me! For me, 8 airs


N° 17250, 1st: Queen of my heart, 8 airs


8½ x 18½ x 11½ in



N° 17621: 8 airs


N° 18484: Indicateur, 10 airs


N° 19004: Annie Laurie


N° 20733: 12 airs


N° 28636: Timbres en Vue, Lith. Picard Lion, Geneve, 8 airs


N° 29843: Auktionshaus Dr. Eder, 12 airs


N° 29993: Timbres en Vue, 8 airs


22 high 42.5cm wide 27cm deep


N° 30076: Timbres en Vue, 3rd: Auld lang Sune, 7th: Martha, 8 airs


N° 30080: Timbres en Vue, 8 airs


N° 31432: Lith. Picard Lion, Geneve, 8 airs

©16" x 7" x 5 3/4"


N° 31488: Tambour Timbres, Lith. Picard Lion, Geneve, Dutch Auction Company, 8 airs


N° 31580: Timbres en Vue, 8 airs


N° 31807: Ahiers & Ogletree, 8 airs


N° 31935: Timbres en vue


Comb with 62 teeth, Start/Stop and Change/Repeat levers; painted wooden case with musical inlay on the lid and faux marquetry on the front, brass handles to sides, the ebonized interior having tune list on the inside lid, above which is a distributor's stamp naming J. H. Ebblewhite of London.
11¾ x 26 x 14 in.


inlay on the lid of the case


Decal on the front of the case



N° 32079: Churchward, Lith. Picard Lion, Geneve, 8 airs


N° 32083: 8 airs


N° 32191, 5th: The Mikado, 6 airs


N° 32814, Timbres en Vue, 5th: Home sweet home, 8 airs


N° 33045, 8th: Sister Mary, 8 airs


N° 33077, Tambour Timbres, 5th: Blue bells of Scotland, 8 airs


with 32 teeth in steel comb (complete), 3 optional bells and optional drum, tune sheet and grained case, width 16 ½ in. (42 cm), cylinder 6 in. (15 cm)


N° 33085: Cuendet, 8 airs


N° 33326, 5th: Little Annie Tooney,7th: The Wedding, 8th: Mikado, 8 airs


el repeat change stop play


Ebay 2023 Dec 26


N° 33407, 2nd: Martha, 12 airs


N° 33409, 8th: The Mikado, 8 airs


N° 33455, 4th: Home sweet home, 12 airs


N° 33789, 1st: Eldorado,
2nd: Stephanie (Gavotte) , 12 airs

©23¼ x 10 ¼ x 6¾


N° 33808: 3rd: Tarara Boom, 8th: Eldorado


N° 33827: 3rd: Eldorado, 6th: Stephanie, 7th: Sister Mary...


Ebay 2023 Mai 15


N° 34454: 12te: The Mikado


N° 34593, 2nd: Stephanie. Gavotte.


N° 36141: 12 airs


N° 36415: Timbres en Vue, Ahlers & Ogletree Inc., 8 airs

©36415, with songs including Leo Dryden's "The Miner's Dream of Home" and Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado", housed in a parquetry inlaid wooden case with marquetry musical inlay to lid, no apparent maker's mark. Provenance: The Private Collection of Ms. Jo Ann Gordon, Madison, Mississippi; by descent. Approx. h. 8.75", w. 18.25", d. 10.5"


N° 36644: Timbres en Vue, 12 airs


N° 38793: Lith. Picard Lion, Geneve, 8 airs

©Length 420mm ~ Width 270mm ~ Height 220mm


N° 39387, 5th: Ta Ra Ra Boom, 8 airs


N° 39413: Sugnid, Lith. Picard Lion, Geneve, 8 airs

©17 inchwide8 tall10deep

©2011 Nov


N° 40169: Picard Lion, Geneve, 6 airs


N° 51233: Drucker, 8 airs


N° 60712: Jaccard Wynchange 2021, Lith. Picard Lion, Geneve, 6 airs


N° 70289, 2nd: Ta Ra Ra Boom, 3rd: Erminie, 5th: Stephanie,12 airs