2014 sales, just like the weather are HEATING UP! Mechanical Music Sales are excellent (prices continue to reflect previous adjustments to current market conditions). Don't wait too long, inventory is fixed, demand will drive up prices in the future. Opportunities still exist at reasonable prices for discriminating buyers.
We are pleased to announce that we recently arranged a private sale of an entire collection of rare musical instruments and other collectibles. Included were several nice orchestrions, an extremely nice Wurlitzer 150 Military Band Organ, and many items such as rare gambling and arcade machines to numerous to mention. Just proves again, You can try the rest, then come back to the best! No matter if you are a seller or buyer, we can help, just give us a call at 800-691-6042. We look forward to serving your mechanical music needs.
It was a long winter but finally we are back from the north pole! Update: On original and recut available rolls. We have over 100 Hupfeld Phonolizst Violana original rolls, and over 500 Mills Violano original rolls priced very reasonably at $50 or less plus shipping. Unfortunitely time has not allowed us to catalog the vast majority (over 3,000) other rare rolls. Please give us a call at 800-691-6042 or 715-697-9242 if you are looking for special music rolls for one of your instruments---we may well have them at the warehouse and can dig them out for you!
If you are thinking about selling some musical items or your entire collection please give us a call at 800-691-6042. We have cash buyers standing by for quality mechanical music instruments. We would love to talk with you, and as always, we NEVER CHARGE for help with collector questions. Our advise is always available just give us a call!
We hope to see you June 26-29th at the 2014 Waldkirch Music Festival located in Waldkirch, Germany (this event is held every three years). We will make our annual swing thru various parts of Europe, renew acquaintances and making new ones to find the latest mechanical music items for your review. Watch for our blog after the trip on this site. We hope to see you in Waldkirch.
We are pleased to announce we are in beta testing G4 (generation four) state of the art digital hardware and software systems which operate with wireless interfaces for Android and Windows tablets or smartphones. We also continue to beta test Apple products.
Only a few of these large concert Welte's were ever manufactured, and this Concert Style II appears to be the only remaining example known to still exist! It has undergone a total professional restoration and case refinish and needs nothing. Just plug and play. Complete with hundreds of wonderful Welte rolls, seven ranks of pipes and percussion effects. This is a joy to hear as well as look at. Give us a call and we will provide all the details, 800-691-6042.
Among the most desireable Wurlitzer Band Organs, the Model 157 is large and impressive with a wonderful facade, lots of carvings, optional lights on the facade (from the factory, not addons) and a double tracker system. Call us at 800-691-6042 for lots more information.
This Weber Brabo Orchestrion includes an expression piano with mandolin, violin pipes, and xylophone, equipped with elaborate and very effective expression mechanism and the ability to play both violin and xylophone solos. This instrument has been professionally and completely restored by one of the finest mechanical music restorers alive today. No detail was overlooked, right down to the original Weber instruction sheets inside the case and all componets are totally original. This instrument is priced for sale at or below current market conditions, so you can have the best and also pay only a fraction of what it cost to properly restore this instrument in the first place. Call us at 800-691-6042.
Here is an OUTSTANDING example of the extremely rare Mills Bowfront Violano. This instrument is ready for any collection, or as a single instrument it can be the star attraction! It has our famous digital player system and also plays from original paper Mills rolls. It is common knowledge that these instruments have brought well over $200K recently. Our example is equally fine and in flawless working condition, at much less money. This plug and play example can be delivered anywhere in the world, ready to delight all that are privileged to see and hear it. This is the first Bowfront we have had for sale in over a year, who knows when (if ever) another might come along. Click here for more photos and details.
SELLING? ONE MUSIC MACHINE OR THE ENTIRE COLLECTION--- CALL US TO GET TOP RESULTS! Find out what others already know--- CALL 800-691-6042 and we will help you reach your objective!!!
Call 800-691-6042 for all the details about our new Mechanical Music Digital Player that will allow complete musical control of any antique musical instrument.
The Mills Violano Virtuoso is an amazing mechanical music machine manufactured by Mills Novelty Company from 1907 to 1930. If you are new to the Violano, you can find history, facts and pictures related to the Violano manufacture, direct from our archives.
Visit our FOR SALE sections to see our offerings of mechanical music machines for sale which are updated with new items as they become available. Our clients ask for an alternative source where they can buy and sell instruments without hidden fees, tricks, and games----this service has been an overwelming success!
We are active sellers and buyers for American Orchestrions and Nickelodeons, Mills Violanos of all types, DeCap and Mortier Dance Organs, Piano Wall Boxes, original Literature and catalogs, Fairground organs of all types, original Seeburg G & H rolls, and art glass panels from original nickelodeons, and more. Give us a call today, we NEVER charge for advise or information about mechanical music.
Collecting automatic music, a clear choice. Automatic music has PROVEN to be a sound business investment over the years in good times and bad. A solid investment that historically has had reasonable appreciation year after year. Perhaps you are happy with the current return from your bank CD? Enjoy mechanical music and good returns both. Its your choice....
Our "advanced collector" registery has now been updated. We will send news letters to all subscribers as new items become available. There is no cost, your email address will NEVER be shared with anyone, and it only takes a few minutes to register!
Our affiliated restoration service, Haughawout Music Company is recognized as THE AUTHORITY concerning all aspects of the Mills Violano restoration. If you are looking to buy or sell a violano, give us a chance---the call is free--800-691-6042, call today you won't be disappointed.