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THORENS ( founded 1883 in St.Croix ), Switzerland              (1930)
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Width = 6_1/2" ; 17 cm   Depth =  3_3/4" ; 10 cm   Height = 3" ; 7 cm 

The mechanics are sealed under a glas lid.  If necessary, it can be
slided out by pulling off the right wall ...

4 Records are on this Cylinder ...
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    o  Faust March
    o  Tales of Hoffmann
    o  Martha the Last Rose
    o  La Traviata

The records are stored PARALLEL ON THE CYLINDER.  After each play the
cylinder moves a fraction  HORIZONTAL  -  Triggert by a hook, turning
a "Step-Switch" - The "SYNCHRONIZATION" is important for RESTORATION!

Boxes with 4 different songs ( also with 1 or 3 ) were on the market.

               Have a look at another THORENS MusicBox ...
impressum:
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© C.HAMANN     http://public.beuth-hochschule.de/~hamann     08/08/08