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For Sale

Porter Baroque Music Box with matching storage cabinet. It plays 15½in disc. The box has 2 musical combs w/76 teeth (152 playing teeth). It has a 5 octave range and will play 20 min on a single wind. The wind up motor is a clock works type made of cast iron and brass gears machines at Porter Music Box Co. Included is an assortment of 15 discs. $15,000 or best offer (owner will cover 1/2 of packing shipping costs). Contact Stan Willis, at pstan.willis@gmail.com or (707) 975-2727

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Automated pipe organ that includes the bass chest of a Seeburg photoplayer, three additional ranks of pipes, blowers, a console and automated by a roll-up piano player with many rolls of music. I am offering this instrument free to any collector. The organ is in Athens, Tennessee. George Kurz, at george.kurz@comcast.net or 615-714-6120


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REGINA MUSIC BOX, plays 15-1/2 in disks, mahogany case with decorative inlay. Includes 59 disks. Great sound and condition. Pickup in Caldwell, NJ, only. $3,999. Contact GREG COWELL, at cowellgreg@gmail.com

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WESTERN ELECTRIC MODEL X features a piano with mandolin attachment accompanied by a 22 note xylophone with automatic expression. The volume of piano can be manually controlled with an exterior “Crescendo” knob and can be set to play anywhere from very quiet to very loud. It was restored by D.C. Ramey Piano Company in 2012 and was recently serviced by us to ready for sale. A special feature was added to the xylophone during restoration, a switching device that allows the xylophone to operate with a reiterating action (as original) or single stroke action. The device is removable and did not alter the original parts. $18,000. For photos and video, https://dcramey.com/WEX.html. Contact DAVID RAMEY at dcramey@dcramey.com or 708-602-3961.

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MILLS VIOLANO - Very choice condition, professionally well maintained, one of the best sounding violins and nicest you'll ever find. Rare walnut cabinet. Roll library. Priced for quick sale. $17,500. LARGE CONCERT FAIR ORGAN - ornate facade, nine carved figures, plays the best 89 keyless GAVIOLI music. REDUCED $89,950. Contact HERB BRABANDT, at johebra3@twc.com or (502) 425-4263

Wanted

Regina Style 36 autochanger music box. Contact Keith Amundson, at geela@comcast.net or (218) 742-7111

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MARVELS OF MECHANICAL MUSIC is a fascinating and beautifully-made film which explains the origins of mechanical musical instruments, how they are collected and preserved today and their historic importance. MBSI members and collections are featured. DVD costs $20 USD. Free shipping in the continental United States. Additional Postage Charges apply for other locations. CLICK HERE TO BUY

Services

REPRODUCTION POLYPHON discs; Catalogs available for 19 5/8-inch, 22 1/8-inch, and 24 1/2-inch. DAVID CORKRUM 5826 Roberts Ave, Oakland, CA 94605-1156, 510-569-3110, Web: www.polyphonmusic.com