Late 19th Century Maelzel Metronome
Late 19th Century Maelzel Metronome
Late 19th Century Maelzel Metronome

Late 19th Century Maelzel Metronome

Regular price$500.00
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c. 1890s; originally designed by Johann Nepomuk Maelzel (1772-1838) (likely mfd. by Seth Thomas Clock Co. - Thomaston, CT)

Antique wooden metronome.

This piece was designed by Austrian inventor, engineer, and showman Johann Maelzel. His first design for the metronome was released in 1816 in Paris, which itself was based on a device built by Dietrich Nikolaus Winkel. One of the first people to make use of Maelzel metronome was Beethoven, who had a tumultuous relationship with Johann that was eventually reconciled shortly after this piece was put to market.

Exhibits minor scuffs and scratches. Missing turnkey.

4" W x 4" D x 9" H

Please refer to photos regarding condition.
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MM - C-5622 - 040524

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