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Unknown Music Box Maker and Tunes Identified
By Jack M. Conway

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Hi Group,  Thanks very much for your time!  I have already received
10 replies.

Tune 1 has been identified as "Il Bacio" by Luigi Arditi. 

Tune 2 has been identified as "Ecco, ridente in cielo"
from The Barber of Seville" by G. Rossini 

Tune 3 has been identified as "Tyrolienne from William Tell" by Rossini. 

Tune 4 is still unknown.

Tune 5 has been identified as "Le ranz des vaches" (the "cow-song",
a popular Swiss tune) 

Tune 6 is still unknown.

As to dating, one says 1880 to 1890, another says 1883, which fits, and
a third says late 19th century, which also fits.

As to make, I have been given Paillard from three people.  They came up
with this due to various construction features and the serial number.
Another said PVF/Paillard.

Robbie, Jody, and MMD are terrific!


Jack M. Conway
Los Angeles, California, USA

(Message sent Fri 7 Apr 2017, 03:36:16 GMT, from time zone GMT-0700.)

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