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Wurlitzer spool frames
Wurlitzer Orchestrion Mechanics
Photos of spool frames, etc., from various nickelodeons.
Text & photos by Don Teach & Robbie Rhodes

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Fig. 3-1.  Wurlitzer "long roll frame" for 10-tune A.P.P. rolls.

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Fig. 3-2. Wurlitzer automatic roll changer (for 5-tune A.P.P. rolls).  The Wurlitzer logo is visible on the
piano plate at upper left.  At the upper right can be seen a portion of "The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co., Chicago".

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Fig. 3-3.  Wurlitzer gear box which drives the pump.  At the upper right is the suction reservoir.


7 January 2003, 8 January 2003

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