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Mechanical Music Sources List
By Dan Wilson

Jody -

If your list is meant to be international, and I notice Mastertouch is in it, don't forget the sources I mentioned in (I think) 96.05.29:-

Steve Cox        Makes very good 88n and Duo-Art recuts
Laguna Rolls marketed under "Play Time" (two words !)
Laguna label. He will copy rolls in very good
Lagoon Road condition only: you have to buy six
PAGHAM unless you can persuade him to buy some.
West Sussex PO21 4TH ph/fax +44 1243 262041

Also has medium stock of 2nd-hand rolls.

Frances Broadway ("Roll Bid Enterprise" - postal auction)
39 Sydner Road (NB Sydner not Sydney)
Stoke Newington
LONDON
N16 7UF ph +44 171 254 6145
fax +44 171 249 0130 (dedicated line)
Also the sales outlet for Southport Music Rolls (new, "hotel piano" music, also good Duo-Art recuts)

There are also the Player-Piano Group "Post Bid" auctions which are run about four times a year - but you have to be a member ! See Societies - Great Britain.

Other resources mentioned in the Player-Piano Group's own list which you don't have are:-

<16 museums including mech. music of some kind>

ROLLS

Michael Boyd
Universal Music Co
18 Cinque Ports Street
Rye
East Sussex TN31 7AD ph +44 1797 223688

Universal 88n rolls (accurate copies of UK 1909-1955 Universal/ Metrostyle/Themodist etc plus some new titles); Duo-Arts from UK master rolls; Perforetur (new classical, in Themodist style).

ROLLS, DENMARK

Claes Friberg
PO Box 1014
DK-2960
Rungsted Kyst
Denmark

"Red" Welte recuts

SOCIETIES - GREAT BRITAIN

Player-Piano Group
Membership Secretary:-
Malcolm Billingsley
80 Montalt Road
WOODFORD GREEN
Essex IG8 9SS ph +44 181 505 1850

North-West Player-Piano Association:-
Everson Whittle
47 Raikes Road
Preston PR1 5EQ


Player-Piano Association of South Wales & The West:-
J A Frampton
161 Longmead Avenue
Horfield
Bristol BS7 8QG

Friends of the Pianola Institute:-
Mike Davies (or myself)
9 Jillian Close
Chestnut Avenue
Hampton
Middlesex

Musical Box Society of Great Britain:-
Alan Wyatt
PO Box 299
Waterbeach
Cambridge CB4 4PJ

SOCIETIES - NETHERLANDS

Nederlandse Pianola Vereniging (NPV)
M R Graus
Korte Dijk
2871 CB Schoonhoven

SOCIETIES - GERMANY

Gesellschaft fuer Selbstspielende Musikinstrumente e.V
Dr Jurgen Hocker
Heiligenstock 46
51465 Bergish Gladbach

SOCIETIES - AUSTRALIA

Australian Collectors of Mechanical Musical Instruments
Ian Savins
19 Waipori Street
St. Ives 2075

Nice to have on record, at least.

Dan Wilson

[ Editor's Note:
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[ I think the list should be International in scope
[ Thanks for these additions/corrections.
[
[ Jody

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