Useful links

 

Other mechanical music organisations:
In the UK

British Horological Institute
British Organ Grinders Association
Fair Organ Preservation Society
Mechanical Organ Owners Society
Northwest Player Piano Association
(Friends of )The Pianola Institute
Player Piano Group

Overseas:

Association de Amis des Instruments de Musique Mecanique
Australian Collectors of Mechanical Musical Instruments
Automatic Musical Instrument Collectors Association
Associazione Musicale Meccanica Italiana
Carousel Organ Association of America
Flasinetar (Czech Republic)
Gesellschaft fur Selbstspielende Musikinstrumente
Kring van Draaiorgelvrienden (KVD)
Mecha Musica
Mechanical Music Society of Australia
Musical Box Society International
Schweizer Freunde Mechanischer Musik

Museums and Collections
In UK:

Amersham Fair Organ Museum
Cuckooland Museum, Cheshire
The Grand Entertainment Company, Devon (by appointment only)
The Musical Museum, Brentford (incorporating the Frank Holland collection)
Mechanical Music Museum and Bygones, Cotton
Museum of Mechanical Musical Instruments, Northleach, Glos.
St Albans Organ Museum
Scarborough Fair Collection
Thursford Collection

Overseas:
Finland:

Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo
France:

Abbaye Collonges (Paul Bocuse Collection)
La Ferme des Orgues
Maison de la Musique Mecanique de Mirecourt
Musee de la Musique Mecanique, Les Gets
Musee des Arts Forains, Paris

Germany:

Auto-Und Technik-Museum, Sindsheim
Deutsches Musikautomaten-Museum
Deutsches Uhrenmuseum, Furtwangen
Siegfrieds Mechanisches Musikkabinett

Italy:

AMMI Collection, Cesena

Netherlands:

Gaviolizaal
Museum Speelklok
Pianola Museum, Amsterdam
KDV/Kunkels Collection, Haarlem
Kijk en Luister (watch and listen) museum, Bennekom

Belgium:

Musical Instruments Museum, Brussels (home of Winkel's Componium)

Switzerland:

Musee de CIMA
Fredy’s Mechanischer Musiksalon
Musee Baud
Musee d’Art et Histoire
Musee de l’ Horlogerie de Chateau des Monts
Musee International d’ Horlogerie , Chaux de Fonds
Museum fur Uhren Und Mechanische Musikinstrumente
Musikautomaten Museum

Other:

Mechanical Music Digest

 

 

Auction Houses

 

Auction Team Breker

Mechanical Music & Automata
The Specialists in Technical Antiques
PO Box 50 11 19, 50971 Koeln/Germany
Tel: + 49 / 2236 / 38 43 40
Fax: + 49 / 2236 / 38 43 430
auction@breker.com
www.breker.com
Business Hours Tuesday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Bonhams

Knightsbridge
London
+44 (0) 207 393 3872
www.bonhams.com

C&T Specialist Auctioneers and Valuers

Regular UK dedicated Mechanical Music & Scientific Auctions
throughout the year
Laurence Fisher - +44 (0) 7704 779 603
mailto:laurence.fisher@candtauctions.co.uk
www.candtauctions.co.uk
Always taking consignments

Stroud Auction Rooms

Unit J
Bath Road Trading Estate
Stroud
GL5 3QF
Tel: 01453 873800
www.stroudauctions.co.uk

Restorers/Suppliers

NOTICE

The appearance of any name listed on this web site does not in any way imply endorsement, approval or recommendation of that person or company and their services by the editor of this web site or by the Musical Box Society of Great Britain. Visitors must satisfy themselves as to the ability of the person or company to serve or supply them.

N J Dean & Co.

Barrel, Street and Reed Organs

www.barrelorgan.co.uk

info@njdean.co.uk

Music Box World

www.deanorgans.co.uk

Dean Organ Builders

The Music Box Shop
Tel: 01275 834474
www.deangroup.co.uk
info@deangroup.co.uk

Eternal Tools

Eternal Tools specialise in precision "hard to find" tooling. Visit their site for further information.
www.eternaltools.com

Hens Tooth Discs

New tune discs for musical boxes for many types including: Regina, Polyphon, Stella, Mira & Thorens. Also custom discs, New music transfers from one manufacturer size to another. New copies of old discs.
www.henstoothdiscs.com
henstooth@myfairpoint.net

Johan Goyvaerts

Antique Musical Boxes, Buying and Selling
Vogelzangstraat 100
3520 Zonhoven
Belgium
Tel: +32 11 825828
Mobile: +32 477 214426
www.johangoyvaerts.be
info@johangoyvaerts.be

John Cowderoy Antiques Ltd

Musical Box Sales & Restoration
42 South Street
Eastbourne
BN21 4XB
Tel: 01323 720058
www.cowderoyantiques.com

Harold Draper

Organette and roller organ repairs and restoration.
harold@organetterepair.com
www.organetterepair.com

Kevin McElhone

Supplier of books, recordings, music rolls, discs, barrels, organettes and other instruments.
www.mechanical-music.co.uk

Lester Jones/Renaissance Discs

Antique cylinder and disc musical boxes for sale.
New discs for all musical boxes. Tune lists available. New double disc musical boxes.

18 Penny Lane
Emsworth
PO10 8HE
Tel: +44(0)1243 372646
lesterjones@btconnect.com

Max Plummer

Musical Box restoration
Tel: 01179 701631

Nancy Fratti Music Boxes

PO BOX 400
Canastota
New York
13032-0400 USA
Buy/Sell Cylinder and Disc Musical Boxes - Restoration Supplies - Discs

www.nancyfrattimusicboxes.com

Ormiston Wire

www.ormiston-wire.co.uk
Suppliers of piano wire suitable for repinning

Reg SmithAntique Music Box Restorations

Dahlonega, Georgia, 30533-8269, USA.
tel. (706) 540 - 8976
email: musicboxrestoration@gmail.com
http://sites.google.com/site/musicboxrestoration/home

Rob Barker

Professional Organ Builder
Tel: 01406 330162
www.robbarkerorgans.co.uk
robbarkerorgans@hotmail.co.uk

Stephen T. P. Kember Ltd

Specialist in Antique Cylinder and Disc Musical Boxes

Shop Address; 2 Rameslie House, 61 Cinque Port Street, Rye, TN31 7AN, UK

Shop; 01797 225989 (please leave a message if no reply), Mobile; 07850 358067.

www.antiquemusicalboxrepair.info

Vincent Freeman Antiques

Specialists in 19th Century Music Boxes
1 Camden Passage
London
N1 8EA
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7226 6178
www.vincentfreemanantiques.com
info@vincentfreemanantiques.com

Bill Wineburgh's On-line Musical Box Museum

Take a tour through Bill Wineburgh's on-line "virtual' museum of cylinder & disc musical boxes, musical clocks, and reading room.
www.antiquemusicbox.us/museum.htm

Bill Wineburgh's Music Boxes, Etc.
Selling cylinder & disc musical boxes, musical box discs, orphan cylinders, out-of-print books about mechanical music, CD's & reproducing piano rolls.
www.antiquemusicbox.us

William A. Wineburgh
USA
Tel: 973-927-0484

Steve Dibble/ Pianolacare

Player piano repairs, and general furniture restoration, including musical box cases.
Tel 01327 857800 & 07801 859162 (mobile)
stevedibble@gofast.co.uk