Around a century ago, automatic musical instruments were all the rage. They were played in public places, as well as at home, before being replaced by gramophones and the radio. Here are some of the loveliest examples from Matter's collection near Lake Thun. (Pictures and text: Isobel Leybold Johnson, swissinfo.ch)
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