Vintage Maelzel Paquet Wooden Cased Metronome 1815 - 1846

VintageMaelzel Paquet Wooden Cased Metronome 1815 - 1846


For Auction – A lovely French Metronome by Paquet

The metronome is housed in an elongated pyramid solid lacquered wood case, the case has a brass plaque which says 1815 – 1846 MAELZEL PAQUET surrounded with MAELZEL PAQUET METRONOME FABRICANT FRANCE, sitting on 3 small bell shaped bun feet the case has a hook latched door which reveals the metronome, inside there is a fixed paper list with names in Latin and numbers relating to the speed and tempo of music.

The push and release metal pendulum has an adjustable weight bar above the case and a static weight below. Marked underneath 813,999

The side winder isnt connecting and 1 wheel is loose however its a very basic movement and im sure easily fixed.

In good aesthetic condition with a bright polished case, there are some scratches and light scuffs to the casing particularly around the winder and door catch.

503g unpacked – 9 Inches by 4.25 inches


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