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"Home Music Box" Roller Organ Cabinet Parts
By Doug Bullock

[ Ref. Kevin Mayes in 181019 MMDigest ]

The Gem Roller Organ in your first picture is not the model with the
door and the name shield as pictured in the second picture.

If the first picture is yours then it is complete and had nothing more.
This model organ was sold under many names.  One of the companies sold
the same organ adding the glass door and the name shield but these are
quite rare.

I have restored several of these units and I have had to make missing
parts.  I made the missing shield and most of the door by copying the
missing or shattered parts so they are not a huge job to replace.

If yours is actually the one with the door and shield, then I can make
you the parts you need.  I also have special shellac dyed to match the
original brown used on these instruments.

The guy who used to have the stencils to replace the gold decorations
and labels no longer has a source to make the stencils so you will have
to do that yourself.

Good luck on your project!

Doug L. Bullock
Alton, Illinois 

(Message sent Sat 20 Oct 2018, 17:07:55 GMT, from time zone GMT-0500.)

Key Words in Subject:  Box, Cabinet, Home, Music, Organ, Parts, Roller

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