Mechanical Music Links



Marty and Elise Roenigk, Mechantiques. Major dealer of music boxes and mechanical musical instruments.
Tim Fabrizio. Co-author of The Talking Machine, An Illustrated Compendium.
Antique Phonograph Supply Company. Source of mainsprings, parts and supplies.
Glen Sage. West coast record dealer.
Musical Box Society International. Non-profit organization with over 2000 members devoted to all mechanical musical instruments.
Edisonshop.com. Rob Lomas' website.
Canadian Antique Phonograph Society.
Rene Rondeau. Virtual phonograph and jukebox museum.
Nipperhead.  A phonograph gallery, cylinder and disc recordings, repair instructions, resource listings, Nipper and more. Features an online collection of phonograph manuals.
Bill Wineburgh. Virtual musical box museum.
AMICA. Automatic Musical Instruments Collectors Association. Collectors group for all automatic instruments, with an emphasis on pneumatic instruments.
Records Unlimited. Thousands of records for sale, mostly vinyl, but some 78s.
Donley's Wild West Town. Site of the huge phonograph and music box show held every June in Union, Illinois.
Robin and Joan Rolfs. Wisconsin collectors' homesite.
78tours   Record collectors' site, mainly in French but enough English to navigate.
Draaiorgels Barrel organ rebuilding and renting. Site is in Dutch.
Vincent Freeman antiques We specialize in 19th century music boxes and mechanical music.
Talkingmachine.org and Waxcylinder.com   Sites of the Thai Phonograph and Gramophone Society.
Edisonman Don Gfell's website. Sights and Sounds of Edison, a shop in Edison's birthplace, Milan, Ohio. Also manufactures wooden horns.
Little Wonder records and Bubble Books Merle Sprinzen's encyclopedic site for everything you want to know about the history of these records and books, and sales, too.
Go2Audio Directory The Internet's biggest directory of audio - and music- related web sites!
Melvyn Wright Mechanical Music Arranger. Music rolls, music books, microchips and MIDI music for all types of mechanical organs.
Capacitors for Vintage Tube Radios - JustRadios Specializes in high voltage film and electrolytics capacitors for tube radios. Also has Capacitor Tips
The Kiddie Rekord King The Internet's only Website totally devoted to vintage (78 rpm) children's records. The most complete source of information about the history of this genre. Includes a music library and virtual museum.
VRPS VRPS is in our 31st year as a club. We are dedicated to the preservation of antique wireless apparatus and phonographs. We are 400 + strong across the country and a few foreign members also. We are one of the largest clubs in the Southwest and host an annual convention (November 18-20, 2005) which includes a large auction, also a spring auction (March), 2 day long swapmeets, radio repair sessions and publish the quarterly newsletter, SoundWaves. We also host a monthly meeting locally in Irving, Texas. Our website has information for joining and you can review our current newsletter or access free member ads.
Hooghys.org A website dedicated to the history and instruments of the Belgian organ builder Louis Hooghuys.
Jaeger and Brommer Street Organs More than 200 years of tradtion in building streetorgans and churchorgans in Waldkirch - Black Forest Area. New streetorgans with 20, 26, 31, 45 .... notes and restoration in our Master Workshop of "Jaeger & Brommer" - Waldkirch.
Roger Wilmut's Web Site Music-hall Performers and Classic Operatic Vocals to download: Reproduction of 78rpm records - technical details
Blues World 78 record auctions and lots of information pertaining to blues, jazz and record collecting.
HensTooth Discs New tune discs for Musical Boxes, including Regina/Polyphon, Stella, Criterion, Reuge and Thorens. Specializing in custom discs, new music, transfers from one manufacturer/size to another.
The Cylinder Archive
Maesto For more than 25 years specialized in restoration of mechanical musical instruments, orchestrions and band organs. Source of new music rolls for more than 24 different systems.
De Weergever Dutch society of collectors of 78-rpm records and vintage talking machines.
Mechanical Music Press Fascinating orchestrions and other instruments that play wonderful music automatically, made long before the age of electronics---their music and history in pictures and recordings. Mail-order source for Art Reblitz' important book The Golden Age of Automatic Musical Instruments.
Memory Lane This site is the presence on the Internet of Memory Lane Magazine dedicated to music of the 20s, 30s, 40s, and 50s, particularly the English dance bands, swing bands and their stars and vocalists.
DeBence Music World More than 100 antique mechanical musical instruments and related memorabilia to see & HEAR! Music boxes, calliope, band organs, reed organs, phonographs, and much, much, more. Museum open April 1 - Oct 31. Tues-Sat 11am-4pm; Sun 12:30-4pm. Admission $8 for adults; $7 for Sr. Citz. (60+) and $3 for children (3-14). Special group rates available. Call 814-432-8350 for further info.
Keith Harding's World of Mechanical Music Quality musical boxes bought, sold and restored by our internationally renowned team of craftsmen. PIoneers in quality restoration since 1961. Leading restorers of clocks and musical boxes for forty five years. Famous collection presented as a live entertainment seven days a week. World of Mechanical Music, Northleach, Gloucestershire GL54 3ET. England. Tel; (0044) 1451 860181
Phonographs.org Phonographs.org is your home for phonograph parts and repair services. A message board is available to find help for phonograph-related questions.
N. J. Dean & Co. Music Boxes & Jewellery Boxes UK supplier of Music Boxes, Musical Jewellery Boxes, Music & Jewellery Gifts
Noel Burndahl Practicing appraiser specializing in automated musical instruments
Tom Rutkowski Manufacturer of high-quality reproduction phonograph grills.
Regina Music Box Center Over forty years experience in music box sales and restorations.
Organette repair Restoration and repair of American and European hand-cranked reed organettes and roller organs.
Pump organ restorationThe most often visited pump organ website in the United States.
Old Time Victrola Music Message Board A message board for collectors of vintage phonographs, automated music, vintage sound recordings from the acoustic and early electric eras.
Virginia Musical Museum A collection of antique nickelodeons, music boxes, phonographs, pianos, organs, and other rare musical instruments. Over twenty-five famous Virginia music artists make up the largest collection of the museum.

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