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Links to Resources for Mechanical Music
An organized list of resources related to Mechanical music, including firms who offer services and supplies for all types of mechanical musical instruments.

Compiled by / Send updates to: Jody Kravitz
Compilation Copyright (C) 1999-2017 by Jody S. Kravitz
Last updated: January 01 2016 10:28:35.

Piano Music Rolls - Sales/Perforators
Music Boxes, Disks, and Cylinders
No Longer In Business
Roll Mail Auctions
Organ Rolls / Strips / Cardboard
Restoration Supplies
Piano Discs
MIDI Supplies
Instrument Manufacturers
Museums / Libraries / Universities
Discussion Groups
Player and Reproducing Piano
Dealers and Restoration
Crank / Barrel-Organs
Appraisal and Shipping Services

No Longer In Business

VendorThe Music Roll Shop
OwnerElizabeth Rettig
AddrP.O. Box 510 131-1/2 Gaw Street Rawson OH 45881 USA
Phone(419) 963-3075
DescRegular auctions of 88 note, reproducing, organ, Aeolian Pipe Organ and `unusual' rolls.
International Shipping?YES
PaymentCash, Checks

VendorBluesTone Music Rolls
OwnerRob DeLand
Addr485 Gatewood Lane, Grayslake IL 60030 USA
Phone(847) 548-8615 Evenings and weekends only
DescNew hand-played 'Front Porch' ragtime and jazz rolls from leading pianists. "A" Rolls. Recut jazz/blues/ragtime plus reproducing rolls and nickelodeon A rolls. New Catalog annually, with large back-Catalog.

VendorCooling-Miller Player Pianos
OwnerHerb Miller
Addr275 Monbulk Road, Silvan, Victoria Austrialia
Phone+61 3 9737 9937 (10am to 5pm, Tuesday to Saturday)
Fax+61 3 9737 9405
DescRestorations, "World Piano Roll Club". Email -is temporarily in flux.
International Shipping?YES
PaymentCheck, Money-Order.

VendorCalifornia Player Roll Co.
OwnerRichard Ingram
AddrHesperia CA 92345-7559 USA
DescNew, Used, QRS Dealer rolls. QRS Catalog at or lists sent via e-mail

VendorDavid Caldwell's Piano Rolls (deceased 2007)
Addr400 Lincoln Lake Ave NE, Lowell, MI 49331 USA
DescAmpico, Duo-Art, Welte and 88-Note rolls for sale.

VendorHand-Cranked Street Organs by Flora & Company
DescOffered new small organs based on the design of John Smith of England,
DescBrian Flora is deceased and organs are no longer in production

VendorCarl Semon
Addr73 Cullen Hills Drive, Hiwasse AR 72739 USA
DescDeceased - Offered different styles of rolls and strips for organettes, including the Autophone strips.

VendorEchoes - Ed Sprankle (Deceased 6/2003)
AddrOakland CA USA
Desc88 and 65 note used piano roll auctions. Maybe one per year, at best.

VendorClaes Friberg (deceased)
AddrP.O. Box 1014, DK-2960, Rungsted Kyst Denmark
DescRed Welte roll recuts.

OwnerBill Jelen
Addr1750 Karg Drive, Akron OH 44313 USA.
Desc88 Note arrangements by Bill Jelen, Rock, rags, marches.

VendorP.K. Watts
Addr14 Rock Hill Chipping Norton, Oxon OX7 5BA U.K.
Phone+44 (0)1608 642950

VendorLaguna Rolls (Steve Cox: deceased 2003)
AddrLagoon Road, Pagham, Sussex, U.K.
DescManufacturer of new hand-played popular titles on the "Playtime" label. Recut Duo-Art rolls. Also agent for QRS and PlayRite rolls. Carries secondhand stock, list available.
StatusStephen Cox died in 2003. Kevin McElhone has purchased, and, is selling the remaining new stock.

VendorMastertouch (Out of Business: c. 11/2005)
AddrPO Box 206, Petersham, NSW 2049 Australia
Phone+61 (0)2 9569-5128
Fax+61 (0)2 9550-0201
ContactGreg Crease
DescWe offer a range of over 1500 88 note rolls from the turn of the last century to the latest hits. Since 1919.
International Shipping?YES
PaymentMasterCard, Bankcard (Australia only) or Visa Card (no Diners or Amex).

VendorMike Kitner (deceased)
AddrCarlisle PA 17013 USA
Desc"One-off" or more punch by *hand*, copies of a wide range of rolls of various manufacturers and styles.
Since(Doesn't Remember)
International Shipping?YES
PaymentCash, Check or Money-Order

VendorMike Schwimmer
Addr325 E. Blodgett, Lake Bluff IL. 60044-2112 USA
Phone(708) 295-1901
DescNow owned by Leedy Brothers - above.

VendorNew England Music Rolls
Addrc/o Karl Ellison, Salem Massachusetts 01970-1784 USA
NoteEnding Business Aug 31, 2003 to pursue other interests. Remaining stock has been sold.
DescPunch-for-punch replicas QRS, Jewel, Supertone, Atlas, Ampico, Welte, Vocalstyle ... and 88-note Monrovia "Jelly Roll Morton" rolls transcribed by Mike Meddings, U.K.

VendorWilliam J. Luca
Addr14 Rainbow Terrace, Salem MA 01970
Phone(978) 745-2456
DescSold 150-style band organ rolls in the 1990's. It wasn't a business really, just a way to enhance a collection of rolls by having private collections copied and selling off the extras. Once I went through all the collections I could find and PlayRite's master inventory, it ended.
International Shipping?Y

VendorPatriot Piano Roll Co.
Addr29 Terfidia Lane, Milpitas CA 95035 USA
Phone(408) 263-3382
DescReproducing rolls
NoteMay 2000 Note: Did not respond to list data inquiry. Business status unknown.

VendorUpright & Grand
OwnerEric Bernhoft
AddrP.O. Box 421101, San Francisco CA 94142 USA
DescNew ragtime arrangements by Bernhoft, also Duo-Art reproducing rolls played by San Francisco pianist Peter Mintun
NoteMay 2000 Note: Did not respond to list data inquiry. Business status unknown.

VendorVeretti Mechanical Organ Music
OwnerW. A. Everitt (deceased 2003)
Addr7 Beecroft Way, Dunstable Beds LU6 1ED UK
Phone+44 (0)1582 664882
DescBook music for all standard keyed and keyless scales up to 89-key.

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