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Rebuilding Squire & Longson Cremona Player Piano
By Tony Brooks

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Hi,  I am about to attempt my first restoration, a "Squire & Longson,
Cremona Player Piano" upright, ca. mid-1920's.

Can anyone help with the acquisition of a tubing diagram or (Heaven
be praised) a service manual?

Ever hopeful,
Tony Brooks
West Sussex, UK

 [ At http://www.uk-piano.org.uk/history/history_1.html 
 [ "1883: Around this time Clarence Lyon founded a piano making firm
 [ known as Cremona Ltd. ...  They also made Squire & Longson pianos.
 [ ... In 1929 the Cremona factory was burned to the ground."
 [ -- Robbie


(Message sent Fri 11 Nov 2005, 21:44:33 GMT, from time zone GMT.)

Key Words in Subject:  Cremona, Longson, Piano, Player, Rebuilding, Squire

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