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FS: Polyphon Mikado, Music Boxes & Barrel Organs
By Brian Chesters

For sale in UK:

1. Small barrel organ playing 10 tunes, in working order and very
nice condition, one note is ciphering.  Size 19x15x9 inches.  Has
a tune sheet.  Price is UKP 1500.

2. Larger barrel organ possibly by Flight & Son and about 1832.
It measures 50x21x14 inches and has two ranks of pipes, one wood and
the other metal, and two stops.  There is a tune sheet with details of
four eight-tune barrels, of which two are with the instrument.  This
instrument is unrestored and, although it's trying to play, sounds
awful.  Price is UKP 2200.

3. Regina short bedplate 15-inch in oak case, sounds _awesome!_
With 20 near-perfect Regina discs.  On a stand which is non-original.
Price is UKP 3950.

4. Polyphon 24-inch Mikado model.  All original and the movement is
being overhauled by an expert even as we speak.  20 perfect discs.
Price is UKP 11,000.

5.  Huge interchangeable cylinder box with six cylinders playing
6 tunes each, in a wonderful walnut case with the tune sheet.
Playing bells, drum and castanet.  Spare cylinders in a drawer.
Price is UKP 5000.

Contact  Brian Chesters <>

(Message sent Thu 8 Apr 2004, 15:06:44 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)

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