The firm of Paillard & Co was founded at St Croix, Switzerland in 1814. In 1849 a grandson of the founder, Marius-Justin Paillard, established himself in business in New York as a musical box importer. He returned to Switzerland in 1865, in poor health, having previously taken his nephew, A.E. Paillard into partnership.
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