FIRST OF all, I was very sorry to learn of the recent passing of Tony Ciuffini, who was a truly remarkable man. My condolences to his wife Lucille. I have never met Tony in person, but had a number of very pleasant conversations with him over the years, and he did fantastic work for me, particularly on a 1840s musical diorama that still graces the front page of his web site. May he rest in peace.
The last item I sent to him for repair was a Reuge Music Box , # 0001 Limited Edition, 60 Notes 12 Tunes, With Clock In Front. The clock was supposed to trigger the music box on the hour. He was able to get the clock working, but when I learned of his untimely death, I was told that Reuge no longer makes whatever part is necessary to make the clock trigger the music. Hence, I am reaching out to the music box community in the hope that Tony was wrong and someone can find or make the interface between the clock and the music box work. It would be a fitting tribute to Tony. Thank you.
Dave Contact: David Waugh, (240) 405-7114, firstname.lastname@example.org 2417 Mill Race RoadFrederick, MD 21701 United States