Mechanical Music Digest  Archives
You Are Not Logged In Login/Get New Account
Please Log In. Accounts are free!
Logged In users are granted additional features including a more current version of the Archives and a simplified process for submitting articles.
Home Archives Calendar Gallery Store Links Info

Announcement: End-of-Year Fundraising Drive In Progress

Our End-Of-Year Fundraising drive is in progress. If you haven't contributed to the operation of the MMD in the last 12 months, this would be a great time to contribute. There's a PayPal link at the bottom of each page on the website.

If you aren't sure when you last contributed, please send me a note using the contact form at the bottom of this page and I'll look you up in my records.

Thank you for your generous support!
Jody

P.S. While your support is needed and appreciated, you do not need to contribute to be a subscriber. If you have subscribed and aren't receiving your Digest, please use the contact form at the bottom of the page and let me know. Thanks!

MMD > Archives > January 2001 > 2001.01.30 > 02Prev  Next


Pipes Stolen from Bursens Arburo Organ
By Eric Shoemaker

Dear Group, please help:  A person or persons unknown have relieved
my 1920's Bursens Arburo of its rank of jazz flute pipes.  :(

These pipes are the most valuable rank in the instrument.  They look
like any other stopped flue pipe with this notable exception:  there is
a small lead pipe behind the toe that inflates a leather pouch on the
back of each pipe.  This pouch lifts a metal spring that has a leather
seal to cover a hole drilled in back of each pipe thereby achieving an
odd "warbling bird" effect.  There are twenty some pipes in the rank,
the largest at a little over a foot tall.

Any information will be treated as confidential;  I do not care how or
who "liberated" my "warbling birds," I just want them back, no questions
asked.  If anyone has any leads for me please email <i2npianos@aol.com>
or call me at 253 582 8961.

Thanks much
Eric J. Shoemaker
Tacoma, WA


(Message sent Wed 31 Jan 2001, 00:24:54 GMT, from time zone GMT-0500.)

Key Words in Subject:  Arburo, Bursens, Organ, Pipes, Stolen

Home    Archives    Calendar    Gallery    Store    Links    Info   


Enter text below to search the MMD Website with Google
Loading



CONTACT FORM: Click HERE to write to the editor, or to post a message about Mechanical Musical Instruments to the MMD

Unless otherwise noted, all opinions are those of the individual authors and may not represent those of the editors. Compilation copyright 1995-2017 by Jody Kravitz.

Please read our Republication Policy before copying information from or creating links to this web site.

Click HERE to contact the webmaster regarding problems with the website.

Please support publication of the MMD by donating online

Pay via PayPal

No PayPal account required

                                                       
Translate This Page

. .