Finally its warm in the north woods, STOCK UP now on your Mechanical Music summer projects !
Many instruments have found new homes in the past several months. The large Helmsley mansion Aeolian pipe organ is being installed in a theater in Oregon. Two violano's, a single and a double found new homes, and another double went to a Midwest collector. The Haughawout shop currently has MANY Mills Violano's that has been sent for complete refurbishment. IF YOU ARE thinking about selling your Violano, now is a great time to give us a call, 800-691-6042----we have buyers waiting!
We have ready buyers for entire estates of mechanical music collections, antique automobiles, and quality antique lighting fixtures. If you are thinking of selling a collection, you need to call us for a private placement offer and immediate payment. Top prices paid and quantity is not a problem!
The 67th Annual Musical Box Society International convention is coming to Minneapolis, MN on Wednesday August 31th, thru Saturday September 3, 2016. If you want to register or have questions, we suggest you contact Bill Nunn at 612-408-2848. These meetings usually sell out, so make your reservations soon to avoid disappointment
It is looking like a busy summer, and newly offered musical items continue to appear on the market. Our experience has been that Mechanical Music still has strong buyers for quality investment grade instruments. Violin playing machines (Hupfeld and Mills) continue to be strong sellers. Disk and cylinder music boxes, not so much.
This is perhaps the most awesome Gaudin Dance Organ (of Waldkirch, Germany and Paris, France) in existence in the world! Totally restored by the firm of J. Verbeeck of Belgium. This 110 key instrument has an enormous scale, dozens of ranks of pipes, and unequaled musical capability. It is totally restored, playing, and ready to be moved into any private or public collection in the world!
The façade is approximately 26 feet by 16 feet tall! It comes with a large quantity of musical arrangements, fully computerized Midi and book music operation, and much more. The four "strong" men on the front are life size! If you have a commercial business, theme restaurant, or other similar location this mechanical music instrument is guaranteed to draw crowds for its entertainment value alone.
The present owner has downsized his collection and it needs to be moved. There will never be another, and it is priced attractively. We will make all the moving arrangements and help with coordination to its new home. Call us today for all the details 800-691-6042, P.O.R.
Shown here are a few of the most desirable mechanical music instruments available anywhere! To the left is a wonderful Wurlitzer Style 30A PianOrchestra (one of two known), that has not been offered for sale in over 40 years!
If you are interested in investment grade instruments of extreme rarity, we offer an original Weber Maesto, Wurlitzer Style 32A Concert PianOrchestra, and Hupfeld Super Pan Orchestrion. Any one of these pieces would be the "star" of any automatic music collection. Call us for details and pricing, 800-691-6042.
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.
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.
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. Our affiliated restoration service, Haughawout Music Company is recognized as THE AUTHORITY concerning all aspects of the Mills Violano restoration.