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


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
St Albans Organ Museum
Scarborough Fair Collection
Thursford Collection


Mekaanisen Musiikin Museo

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


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


AMMI Collection, Cesena


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


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


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


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
Business Hours Tuesday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Special Auction Services (SAS)

81 Greenham Business Park,
RG19 6HW
Telephone: +44 (0) 1635 580 595




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The Music Box Restorer - Mr James Preddy
Winchcombe, Gloucestershire
Tel:   01242 603449
Mob: 07930 090753                                                                                        
More information:-
On The WEB

John Cowderoy Antiques Ltd 
Musical Box Sales and Restoration
42 South Street
BN21 4XB
Tel: 01323 720058

Laurence Fisher Mechanical Music and Automata Consultancy
Established specialist based in London (England) serving all areas of the world.
Specialising in singing bird boxes, cages and golden age automata.
Antique mechanical music, automata and singing bird restoration.
Valuation, probate and research services.
Tel: 07704 779 603

Max Plummer
Musical Box restoration (Bristol)
Tel: 0117 9701631

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

Lester Jones/Renaissance Discs
18 Penny Lane
PO10 8HE
Tel: +44(0)1243 372646

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


Reg Smith Antique Music Box Restorations
Dahlonega, Georgia, 30533-8269, USA.
tel. (706) 540 - 8976

Steve Dibble/ Pianolacare
Player piano repairs, and general furniture restoration, including musical box cases.
Tel 01327 857800 & 07801 859162 (mobile)

Harold Draper
Organette and roller organ repairs and restoration.


Silvertone Music Boxes
Maximising the return on your investments.
Contact us for free and impartial advice
Contact: Steve 07774 418607
               Mark 07905 554830

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
PO10 8HE
Tel: +44(0)1243 372646

Johan Goyvaerts
Antique Musical Boxes, Buying and Selling
Vogelzangstraat 100
3520 Zonhoven
Tel: +32 11 825828
Mobile: +32 477 214426

Kevin McElhone
Supplier of books, recordings, music rolls, discs, barrels, organettes and other instruments.

Vincent Freeman Antiques
Specialists in 19th Century Music Boxes
1 Camden Passage
London N1 8EA
Tel: +44(0) 20 7226 6178

Rob Barker
Professional Organ Builder
Tel: 01406 330162

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.

N J Dean & Co.
Reed Organs, organ music arranging, organ books

Music Box World - Musical Boxes

Dean Organ Builders
Fair and street organ building and restoration
Organ book music

Musical boxes - The Music Box Shop
The Music Box Shop
 Tel: 01275 834474

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


Ormiston Wire
Suppliers of piano wire suitable for repining 


Bill Wineburgh's On-line Musical Box Museum
William A. Wineburg USA

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

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.
Churchward Antiques
Specialist Dealers of Antique Music Boxes
Specialising in sales of 19th century musical boxes, musical snuff boxes and singing bird automata.