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Unknown Music Box Maker and Tunes
By Jack M. Conway

Hi group,  In 1979 I bought a cylinder music box from Hathaway and
Bowers, listed in their catalog as "a box for the restorer!"  It has
no tune card.  It has six tunes on a 13-inch cylinder and 123 teeth
on the comb.  It had no damage to the comb (see photo at link below).
I was lucky to find skilled people to restore the mechanism and case
(see photo).

I realize that the identification chances are very slim.  I have never
found any markings that would help identify the maker.  All that I have
found is "4166" stamped on the left hand cylinder support bracket and
written in large handwriting on the bottom of the case the word "Sele".

I have gotten such great help from MMD on other music boxes I thought
I would try again.  Below are links to sound files for the six unknown
tunes I hope to have identified.

Is there a generic tune card that would be suitable for this box?

Any help you can give me will be much appreciated.

Jack M. Conway
Los Angeles, California, USA

 [ http://www.mmdigest.com/Attachments/17/04/03/170403_154720_As_Purchased1.jpg 
 [ http://www.mmdigest.com/Attachments/17/04/03/170403_154720_Restored1.jpg 
 [ http://www.mmdigest.com/Attachments/17/04/03/170403_154720_tune1.mp3 
 [ http://www.mmdigest.com/Attachments/17/04/03/170403_154720_tune2.mp3 

 [ http://www.mmdigest.com/Attachments/17/04/03/170403_154731_tune3.mp3 
 [ http://www.mmdigest.com/Attachments/17/04/03/170403_154731_tune4.mp3 
 [ http://www.mmdigest.com/Attachments/17/04/03/170403_154731_tune5.mp3 
 [ http://www.mmdigest.com/Attachments/17/04/03/170403_154731_tune6.mp3 


(Message sent Thu 23 Mar 2017, 23:49:38 GMT, from time zone GMT-0700.)

Key Words in Subject:  Box, Maker, Music, Tunes, Unknown

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