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Identifying Pianola or Orchestrion Music Rolls
By Jacques Thijs

Years ago I bought a box with around 40 old rolls, in good condition.
I always supposed that these are pianola rolls, since I did not know of
the existence of orchestrion rolls.  I thought orchestrions always used
cardboard books.  Since I want to sell these rolls it is important to
know for which instrument they are intended.  How can I see if they are
for a pianola or for an orchestrion?

Jacques Thijs

 [ Visit  http://mmd.foxtail.com/Tech/identifying.html  for help.
 [ Richard Vance contributed much data about rolls for American pianos
 [ and organs.  We still need much more information about orchestrion
 [ rolls and European music rolls.  -- Robbie


(Message sent Thu 10 Feb 2000, 11:31:40 GMT, from time zone GMT+0100.)

Key Words in Subject:  Identifying, Music, or, Orchestrion, Pianola, Rolls

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