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List of Unrestored Players Available
By D. L. Bullock

I have actually had several requests for my list of unrestored players.
I have a partial list I am sending.  I am planning to get around to
completing it someday.  Several of these in the list may have been sold,
but not to worry.  There are several times this many available that I do
not have on the list.  These are mostly 88-note upright players.  They
have not been screwed up by some hack, they are untouched.  Of course
the reproducers are not $295, but most of the others are.  I seem to
have several of several brands.  I have about 15 Manualo players
including Modello (two tier stack), Ellington, Monarch, Hamilton,
Howard, at least two of each (all these 3 tier).  The best way is to
come to St. Louis (TWA hub) and we will go through all of them.
There are 3 Gulbransens (glued Stacks).  If there is any part missing,
we WILL have spares in the collection to replace what is missing.  The
65 note instruments are not for sale.  I would like to find a home for
the Knabe grand (soon to be gutted) in town that I do not own.  It will
be $5,000.00  If I had a real offer I might get the price down some from
that.  There are five or six more I got in recently that I have not even
looked at.  These are Lesters, Francis Bacon and others.

Yes I am a business, but I am not planning to make a killing off of
unrestored players.  I have invested more in saving them from the dump
than I could ever get for them.

 The short list follows:

# #    Item    /Ser #  /type   /Wood   /Type   Case    / condition    /Player System

18 Adams Chas C.            16453  Player  Walnut loose veneer Plain   good/ needs keytops     Pratt Reed
24 Bush & Gerts             59060  Player  Mahogany Plain       Good ?
29 Cadillac                 13926  Player  Mahogany plain       good              Cecelian
32 Euphona Cable           200233  Player  Mahogany Plain       good              Carola Innr
36 Gulbransen              217787  Player  Mahogany Plain       good              Gulbransen
38 Gulbransen              149157  Player  Mahogany Plain       good              Gulbransen
40 Hallet & Davis           90429  Player  Mahogany Plain       good              Simplex
40 Lindeman                136398  Player  Mahogany Semi-Art    need keys         Pratt Read
42 Hamilton                117576  Player  Mahogany Plain       good              Manualo
44 Howard                   87909  Player  Mahogany Plain       good              Manualo
45 Huntington               51248  Player  Walnut   Plain       good              Standard
46 Irving/Werner           121565  Player  Mahogany Plain       chip keys         Werner
51 Lindeman,Henry S.G.      28142  Player  Mahogany Semi-Art    good              Themodist AEolian
53 Milton                   69603  Player  Mahogany Plain       good 3 chip keys  Standard
54 Modello                  94581  Player  Mahogany Plain       good 8 chip keys  Manualo
55 Monarch                  70220  Player  Mahogany Semi-Art    good              Manualo
59 Play-o-tone              82203  Player  Mahogany Semi-Art    good              AEolian
68 Washburn                 78414  Player  Mahogany Plain       missing bellows   Autopiano
69 Waters & Co.,Horace      84339  Player  Mahogany Plain       good              Pratt Read
72 Wheelock Piano          135246  Player  Mahogany Plain       good              AEolian Themodist
74 Wilcox & White angelus   26414  Player  Mahogany Plain       good              Angelus
77 Wurlitzer Strad          89767  Player  Mahogany Plain       good              Smith Nixon

My plan is to put together an online catalog but I have very
limited time as I am short of staff at the moment.  By the way do
any GOOD! technicians  need a job and want to move to a town that
has PLENTY of pianos of all kinds??  We have a two + year waiting
list of restoration projects

D. L. Bullock   Piano World  St. Louis

 [ Editor's note:
 [
 [ I did a little clean-up on the list, above.  It will benefit from
 [ being viewed in a mono-space font.  I fear that I may have left
 [ something out in reformatting the table.  D.L. -- Please let
 [ me know.
 [
 [ Jody


(Message sent Fri 9 May 1997, 05:08:22 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)

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