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Seek Retractable Tempo Lever
By David Dewey

Hi all,  I have been asked by a nearby museum to help them with their
player piano.  While it was rebuilt about 20 years ago, it is missing
one somewhat important part.

I don't have my original notes on the maker of this piano player
mechanism, but I think the description will be clear enough.  It is the
unit that the tempo lever nests flush with the key slip front.  You tip
one side of the long "oval" lever, and it extends up to be the tempo
control lever.

Does anyone have this piece, or can reproduce the piece?  If not, I can
make it, as the base is there, just the "cover" piece is gone -- but
finding a replacement would be quicker!

Thanks.
David Dewey


(Message sent Mon 27 Feb 2012, 06:37:13 GMT, from time zone GMT-0800.)

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