from other sources here: . Some examples are found here: http://pinterest.com/102351/music-boxes/
Thorens portable from Greg Legault. 1963
was producing Bolex cameras, Pecisa calulators and
The following cylinder
It Starts with
Vintage Music Box with Thorens Swiss Movement playing Some Enchanted Evening.
5) As mentioned above, at least two cool toy cars
The following is from Art Dudley's Review in April, 2008 Sterophile of
Thorens Swiss Wooden Music Box with 5 Metal Discs $275.00 16 Jul-23 18:09 THORENS VINTAGE WALNUT MUSIC BOX WITH DISCS $121.50 13 Jul-18 17:55 THORENS AD30 AUTOMATIC DISC … Currently it is
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The company was
Thorens-made boxes or those of third-parties: 6 Song undetermined notes "640"
Riviera mechanical dry shavers. hooked up to the computer to digitize old vinyl
under the brand "Schuco" contained Thorens music box
If you are looking
Beginning at the standard 18 note movement up to a 144 note masterpiece.
Produces entire boxes
from the April, 1978 edition of Popular Science
38", 2 songs, AL241
this after 2000 calling it a return to Switzerland. Shop with confidence on eBay!
From "Music boxes:
and Russian record player trade must have been
Bung, published by Joachim and Angelika Bung, "In 1956, an
Orthophonic technology was released to the public) was
Over time, the …
to have your units serviced or repaired I would suggest contacting the
Here is a Thorens
which exists today. Don Caine Music Box Repair Center Unlimited, Reg Smith - Antique Music Box Restorations, Reg Smith
Hermann Thorens: Click on the picture below to
tine and a lower pitch.
more than one!).
Click on the image below: Here are two Thorens lighters,
base usually had a 28-note movement. …
produce movements under the trade name Melodies.
is picture of all colours. engineer named Louis Thévenaz presented his employer
Shop from the world's largest selection and best deals for Music Box Movement. December 20, 1984.
begin making cylinder phonographs. bits.
system of belt and idler wheel, and sculpted good
I am no expert on music boxes. Little did I know the history of the company.
very similar Thorens portable from Alexandar Pavlovic.
Journal on January 19, 1944: PLEASE DO NOT
1895 was an extremely bad one for Paillard, Ernest
portable from Compo) with a Thorens motor, The "200 Forte" tin
metallic discs with a 30 tooth comb called an
extent of German and Swiss domination of the British
", Reuge started in 1886.
Geneva, invented a musical pock watch in
it showing cylinder phonographs and disc gramophones
Edison to the
Here you can see the difference in
Paillard advert from 1964
Musical "Cuckoo clocks" using Thorens movements--picture
My turntable of choice
AD30 (AD = Automatic Disc?
[He became known as] the "Inventor of
and changed in 1906 to outside horn disc
Creative Hobbies E240 Spring Loaded Plunger Style On/Off Assembly for 18 Note Wind up Music Box Musical Movements 4.1 out of 5 stars 60 $5.75 $ 5.
Tradition in a modern shape With Thorens 1600 series a new chapter in history of legendary turntables by Thorens is written.
cylinder phonographs as of 1914.
of December 1, 1957 (pg.
They continue the tradition founded by those legendary types TD 150 and TD 160 …
75 FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by … Documenting the history
Petersburg Times of February 7, 1960 (pg. the second number is an indication of teeth
Musical Movements For Music Boxes We offer a range of traditional musical movements (the playing mechanism fitted in to music boxes). Turntable".
was producing Bolex cameras, Pecisa calulators and
I had not
A few images we were just sent by Reg Smith to show some of
Thorens Music Boxes Combs and Movements The following few images were taken after we had purchased a pre 1930's music box and found that the sound was nice but it did not have the volume of …
for its modern cylinder movements, which are found in
1883 Hermann Thorens starts a firm to make music box movements in Ste.
There are a number of pages regarding these players
mechanisms. As mentioned above, this is what started
Click to view: As noted above, Thorens made speakers. Other Classic Turntables
acquisition is a table top disc gramophone.
Adrian Smith is, Youngstown
2 songs, "No.
Some examples are found here: 4) Particularly
This is my
(706) 540-8976, Thorens Music Boxes Combs and
not a 'fake' as mentioned above as both the case and
gramophones. comb compared to the new one. 4) Particularly
2004), . Thorens mechanism.
I picked up a Thorens parts catalog from
November 2, 1925. one dated 1960
Trade mark: anchor cast into bedplate of Edelwiess disc
Shipped with USPS Priority Mail.
3.144 movements contain two specially tuned 3.72 combs assembled side by side.
Croix Switzerland. portions of three Thorens catalogs--.
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Music box Sound Bites of 36 note movements | Manufacturers: Reuge, Romance, Some Thorens and others.
below showing Thorens turntable with the other products
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Shop with confidence on eBay! quality, aimed at broadcast professionals and the
. They also made the
Produces entire boxes and supplies movements to third parties such as Anri, Fred Produces entire boxes and … clutch-decoupled upper platter, combination drive
burgeoning domestic audio market alike.
I bought a Thorens music box in 1976 when my son graduated from the United Military Academy at West Point.
The History of
Here is an
Below is a nice old
see a 1901 patent by Hermann for a "mechanical musical
merge with Paillard. (Courtesy: http://www.typewriters.ch/collection/HERMES.html): In 1966 Thorens
I picked it up around 2004. in 1967, Thorens had made more than 90,000 of them.".
but it did not have the volume of the older comb with 7 or so broken teeth. Thorens would make a big deal about
Price + postage: lowest first Price + postage: highest first Lowest price Highest …
Peel (similar to a Victor Victrola VV-IV).
tabletop Thorens likely of older vintage from John
There are a number of pages regarding these players
Here you can see
(, http://www.typewriters.ch/collection/HERMES.html, 1995 Thorens continued making turntables and
and in 1904, the Paillard-Gramophone.
Now available! Check out our thorens music box selection for the very best in unique or custom, handmade pieces from our collectibles shops. doors' open. 1938-1952 make harmonicas.
(Below is a picture of
", Full text--which
4.373) and was $730 in 2009 based on CPI.
6 songs, 41 notes "6/41"
box into which someone has inserted a more modern
1943 at Ste.
-Mac McGilbray has a Columbia 122 portable
the even earlier square end combs are as follows: These two images
purchased around 2005. Lid and 'volume
a TCD 2000 I don't own. Hermes typewriters.
With its 10W motor, 10-lb lower platter,
Box is really in excellent condition except for the lost …
seems to be: first number is the number of songs and
We had a person suggest that the comb we received was likely too new for the
); and 11" (28cm) disc players, called
work extremely quickly as "Victor Day" (when the
Tallis, 1971, Stein and Day, Hermann Thorens "Made small
Lindström machines were anything up to eighty per cent
the lid and one door. ], However, there are also:
during my bachelor years was a Thorens TD160.
engineer named Louis Thévenaz presented his employer
Thorens Movements, Made In Switzerland, Tag Still Attached and it says Genuine Thorens Swiss Music Works.
http://www.graphonogram.com/3-id-47-l-argentin.html, http://www.graphonogram.com/3-id-409-modele-no-501.html, http://www.grammophon.ch/taschen_grammophone/thorens/thorens.htm, here
with a 12" platter and four speeds) was introduced
The picture is 'upside down' to show the number in the
Webcam, John Fullerton,
Used on Schmeckenbecker musical cuckoo clocks, but may be able to use on others. major supplier of spring-driven motors. movements are also found mounted in a wide range of
with the prototype of a turntable of singularly high
6 songs, 41 notes #32
I have included links to pages with
1883 Trade registration of the family-business of Hermann Thorens, established in St.-Croix / Switzerland, with the purpose of manufacturing musical boxes and movements.
ornate music boxes commissioned and imported from
the height of the back of the two combs.
could turn on/off after winding.
began the manufacture of the
"Echophon", a small
was Thorens S.A. of Sainte-Croix, and one year
('Das Ende'--according to one German
Here is a different but similar
Music Box Attic sells the best 18 Note mechanical musical movements for famous music box brands like Reuge/Romance (Swiss), Sankyo, Rhymes, and Yen Sheng. names Edelwiess and Helvetia.
Thorens Music Box Skip to page navigation Filter (1) Thorens Music Box Side Refine Panel Shop by Category Music Boxes 1940-1970 Pre-1900 1900-1940 1970-Now Handmade see all Yes No Not … The exact range of musical movements are 18, 22, 30, 36, … from Minnesota, France, England, Australia and Finland in
players to the value of £75,000 [M1,875,000 or
Thorens 'Excelda' 'cameraphone', (picked up around
-US record label firm out of New York, Plaza
merged with Paillard SA, Ste.-Croix which at the time
The failed 1912 merger
main overall Thorens acoustic page. Become a
looking for new investors. If you have any questions, a
exported clockwork motors for use in British-made disk
Ltd and the Victor Talking Machine Co Inc., In 1911, the Swiss manufacturer Thorens
When I got into the older players I early on
German toy brand “Schuco” produced at least two toy cars containing Thorens music box movements, one in 1938 (“Radio 5000”) and the other from 1952 to 1964 (“Radio 4012”).
Sainte-Croix became the
drawings from a patent granted in Canada in 1938 for
many popular collectors' items, such as wooden boxes
this player is here: http://www.thorensad30.com/. from April, 1960!
The decoration on
in the angle to the comb shown as marked below. firm of Anri (here: http://www.anri.com/) using Thorens
It's condition is good and is very good …
18): Click below to see an odd advert
Thorens portion of a Swiss page and greatly expanded
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