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FS: Mechanical Musical Instruments in England
By Kevin McElhone

I have a number of instruments for sale for either myself or on behalf
of members of M.B.G.S.B. here in _England_ some of whom are not Internet
connected.  If you would like further details do please contact me.

Manopan 39-note book playing organette, one of the largest types
  ever made.

A rare Sonatina/Amabile organette playing metal discs,
  with 'dimple' projections, 24-note, needing full restoration.

Polyphon 11" early 54,000 series model, _no_ rust to mechanism but
  does need a tooth replacing.

Polyphon 8" lever wind disc musical box with 10 discs.

Small cylinder box, 4 tunes including "Linger Longer Loo" &
  "If it wasn't for the Houses in Between"

Cylinder musical box, 9+ inch cylinder, 8 tunes, no tune sheet
  but includes "God Save the Queen (Victoria)"

New 20-note card strip playing musical box (Sankyo type)

Mignon 22-note paper roll organette, working well,
  loud enough for outdoor use.

Keytop piano playing machine, 88-note, restored, also has _new_
  suction unit (or you can use the original noisy one).

Pianola pushup, 65- _and_ 58-note, with switches and a chuck adapter
  so you can play organ rolls as well as piano rolls.

Large 13-inch Mandoline Piccolo cylinder musical box, 8 tunes,
re-pinned, c. 1897 unusual tunes.

Stella 17-inch disc musical box plus 30 discs, comb needs a few teeth.

Harmonia _rare_ 16-inch disc musical box, projectionless discs,
  fully restored, playing very well.

Church barrel organ, 4 stops, was restored by Freddie Hill.

Barrel pipe street organ, fully restored, playing mostly Spanish tunes.

Faventia barrel piano on cart.

Symphonion 19-1/8" upright penny-in-the-slot disc musical box.

Polyphon 19-5/8" with disc storage circular [original] box.

Black Forest barrel organ, spirally pinned barrels, 4 ranks of pipes.

Red Welte upright grand piano with lots of rolls.

Large Symphonion upright disc box, 25-inch

65-note Pianola pushup, not restored.

88-note upright player piano, Monington & Wesson, rebuilt by Reg Richings.

Wellerhaus keyless barrel organ, 50 note, 9/10 original tunes,
  quite loud, hand turned.

Phoneon 61-note roll playing organ.

Aeolian Orchestrelles for sale, all are working well:
  Model "Colonial"
  Model "V" -
  Model XY - 116 note.


Kevin McElhone, Northants, UK

(Message sent Tue 26 Jun 2007, 08:54:38 GMT, from time zone GMT+0100.)

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