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Drawings of Musical Box Movement
By Jim Heyworth

Hello Paul,  Regarding your request for drawings of a cylinder musical
box movement, one of the better sources that I know of is "The Cylinder
Musical-Box Handbook" by Graham Webb, Faber & Faber, London, 1968.

In this book Graham provides a lot of information regarding the
restoration of cylinder boxes.  Some of what he says is now considered
controversial so be somewhat careful about using it as a bible.
Generally, though, it is excellent and the drawings and explanations
good.

There are also a number of books by Arthur W.J.G. Ord-Hume which are
also very good.  A lot of material is now out of print but a search of
your local library or the internet might come up with good results.

Be careful, and good luck!

Jim Heyworth,
Sechelt, B.C., Canada


(Message sent Sat 28 Oct 2006, 04:03:42 GMT, from time zone GMT-0700.)

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