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7th April
MBSGB Exclusive one day event at St Albans Organ Museum

13th April
Spring Weekend 2018 in Lincolnshire, including visits to the Burtey Fen collection, the Bubble Car museum and an extensive local collection of Mechanical Music.

16th June
Teme Valley Winders Summer meeting (Worcestershire).  

For more information -

In THE MUSIC BOX latest issue

  • Austrian style musical box movements
  • Re-used cylinder movements
  • Early Polyphon Duplex design
  • Sacred Music on cylinder boxes - part 3
  • Mechanical Music Ephemera
  • Wish upon a Star (wheel)


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Read about the amazing and unique Orchestrion at Kinloch Castle in these two articles from the Spring 2018 edition of The Music Box
Queen Victoria's Orchestrion
The Imhof and Mukle Orchestrion at Kinloch Castle

February 2018 - URGENT - STOLEN MUSICAL BOX from Cambridgeshire, UK
Nicole Freres, 8 air, Lever wound, Serial No.37919, Gamme 1718.
REGISTER number on base?  R-nnn.  If you see it or know of its whereabouts, contact in the first instance.

Tune Sheet Book Fourth Supplement

The Musical Box Society of Great Britain has just published a Fourth Supplement to H A V Bulleid’s The Tune Sheet Book. This 80 page booklet in full colour brings the data on cylinder musical box tune sheets compiled by Anthony Bulleid and Tim Reed up to date with an additional 114 different examples, by kind permission of sister Society the Musical Box Society International in whose journal, Mechanical Music, most have previously been published.

Available free on request to all existing owners of the original book. The original book and all four supplements may be bought for £10 plus P&P (Original published price £18. See Publications page for more details.)

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