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FS: Barrel Organs at Auction in Florida
By Matthew Caulfield

From: Jeffrey Burchard <>
  Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2003 10:34 AM
  Subject: Barrel Organs at Auction

  Barrel Organs at Auction - Catalogs below
  Sunday, January 19, 2003
  Estate, Antiques, Decorative & Fine Art Auction
  Catalog To Date

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129 North Tonawanda carousel organ: 36 notes, 9 tunes, 2 ranks of
pipes. 42"h, 39"w., 22" deep. In good playing order.

129A Frati barrel organ: Cherubic inlay case, 41 note, changeable
single cylinder plays 8 tunes. 27"h, 25"w., 15.5" deep. Modern version
of the old classic. In good playing order.

129B J. Kamenik barrel organ: From Czechoslovakia, 25 notes, plays 1
large cylinder. 17 1/2"h, 17 1/2"w., 8" deep. In good working order.

129D Aeolean Orchestrelle player organ, ca. 1905: Recently refinished
burled walnut case, motorized, 58 note, plays rolls. In good working

129E Organ grinder's barrel organ: 6 tunes on one cylinder, leather
strap on highly grained case, 11 1/2" x 16".

129F German pipe organ

129G Clariona reed organ: 14 notes, 8" roll. Walnut case 13"h, open
roll assembly. Reed pipe device attaches over the roll once it is put
in place.

129H McTammany 14 note roller organ: Table organ with 8" continuous
roll strip, decorated walnut case.

129I Ariston disc organette: 24 note, plays 13" disc, reed, black case
15"x15"x9", Weak bellows.

129K The Gem Roller Organ: G.W. Bates & Co. gold decorated black case
with name boldly across the top. Cob exposed with valves on one side,
bellows on the other, hand crank, 20 notes.

129L Musical Casket No. 2: 14 note, reed, 7 3/4" roll. Case is 10"h, 12

129P German Piano Melodica: Complete with music card books and hand
crank. Walnut case, floor standing string instrument. 37" x 44".

129Q French Organina Thibouville: Cardbook operated cranked organette,
25 notes in black case.

For more information, contact

Burchard Galleries Inc.
International Estate Antiques & Fine Art Auctioneers
2528 30th Avenue North
St. Petersburg, Florida 33713
tel.: 727-821-1167 or 1-800-520-2787

(Message sent Tue 14 Jan 2003, 16:11:28 GMT, from time zone GMT-0500.)

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