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Polyphon Horror Story
Polyphon Horror Story
by Michael Woolf (MMD 000902)


woolf_Polyphon.jpg (53 kb)MMD has run piano horror stories; thought you might like a Polyphon horror story:

"An innocent 19-5/8 inch Polyphon Model 104, brought right up-to-date -- 1960s style.  Covered in horizontal wood-grain laminate with a tasteful gilt edged knob.  An interesting recessed base, cleverly designed as a kickboard, and with useful ball castors.  Most of the dust-catching Victorian gingerbread has been stripped and of course the old-fashioned clockwork motor has been discreetly hidden from view by a solid wooden cover."

The Polyphon recently became the property of a friend here; fortunately it didn't cost him any real money.  I was so horrified when I saw the photo that I thought other enthusiasts might like it.  This animal surfaced recently in New Zealand.

Michael Woolf
Date: Sat, 2 Sep 2000 11:09:15 +1200


03 September 2000
 
 

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