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Grand Format Cylinder Music Box by Paillard
- This exceptional and rare cylinder music box was crafted by Paillard of St. Croix
- The Grand Format mechanism boasts a large cylinder that plays highly complex melodies
- Four separate airs can be played, each with exquisite tonal quality
- Paillard is renowned for their innovative and high quality boxes such as this one
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The name of Paillard is listed among the giants of Swiss music box manufacturer. Known for its mechanical innovations,. . .
The name of Paillard is listed among the giants of Swiss music box manufacturer. Known for its mechanical innovations, the company was instrumental in the development of advanced musical boxes in the 19th century, was one of the largest family businesses to be involved in the making of music boxes, and was a dominant supplier in Europe. Founded in 1814 by Moises Paillard, the company began by making musical box movements and was soon involved in all aspects of production. The firm was particularly renowned for having introduced and patented the successful Sublime Harmonie in 1874 and has perfected the interchangeable cylinder system.
Marked "P.V.F. Ste Croix (Suisse)"
7 1/4" high x 18 3/8" wide x 8 7/8" deep
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