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Former Detroit Boblo Island
Music Machine May Draw Up to
2.5M at Auction!
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Click to see
the beautiful digital catalog!
(no longer available)

Preparations are underway for what is shaping up to be the largest auction in the history of Mechanical Music at the Milhous Museum in Boca Raton, Florida.

Visit RM Auctions-Milhous Collection (no longer available) to see the on-line list of lots complete with descriptions, videos and sound bites of the mechanical music machines.  To see the beautiful digital catalog, click the image to the right.

The preview day is set for Thursday Feb. 23th with the auction in full swing on Friday & Saturday, Feb. 24th and Feb. 25th, 2012.

Full food services will be available on premises, along with air conditioned seating for at least 1,500 people, big screen TV viewing from various parts of the complex, and MUCH more!

MilhousSaleTent 220Carpet 250RM Auction's setup team arrives to erect the huge tent that will house the auction.

The floor will be carpeted and air-conditioning provided by huge circulation units just outside the tent.
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One of the pre-auction tasks is to be sure the 1962 Lesovsky Indianapolis Roadster will start.  This car qualified for the Indie 500 in 1962 and 1963, finishing 17th overall in 1962.

If you haven't registered yet, contact RM AUCTIONS Client Services at 519-352-4575 or visit the website  Admission is by bidder registration only, so avoid delays during the auction by registering in advance!  Also, phone and internet bidding are available for those that can't attend in person.  To register for on-site bidding in advance, click here.   To bid from the comfort of your home with internet bidding register here.

We are continuing to update the on line catalog information about the number of rolls that come with each item, and other information.

Response from around the world has been amazing, and is a must attend event if possible---you won't be sorry. Auction action will also be "live" on the internet, visit or Sotheby sites for details. 

On behalf of Bob and Paul Mihous, we want to thank everyone for their support and help, see you at the auction....     bob brown