4 edition of How to Repair Musical Boxes found in the catalog.
How to Repair Musical Boxes
C. H. Jacot
by Arlington Book Company
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
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Features new and antique music boxes and player pianos; restoration of antique musical boxes and spring-wound phonographs. You might also want to look in the local yellow pages of the phone book for repair and restoration places in your area. Another sources of information is your local library. The Smithsonian Institution, Museum. How to Repair Musical Boxes by C. H. Jacot (Paperback - December ) The Musical Box: A Guide for Collectors: Including a Guide to Values by Arthur W.J G. Ord-Hume Book Description: Musical boxes have been made by master artisans since the s, playing classical music, hymns, operatic arias and popular tunes by means of discs or cylinders.
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Although I purchased this book only for the information it might contain on repairing disc musical boxes, I found it interesting enough to read the whole book. The author gave a well written history starting from the invention of the cylinder musical box to the introduction of the disc musical box to the end of the era/5(8).
Musical Box Repair and Restoration We receive a lot of requests for advice on repair or restoration projects. Much irreparable damage can be caused to a musical box or other mechanical instrument by well-meaning but inexperienced amateurs, even with an engineering background, often rendering the piece unplayable and valueless.
How to Repair Musical Boxes: Practical Instructions to Watchmakers with Complete Illustrated Catalogue of Material C. Jacot Bernard Music Box Company, Incorporated, - Music box. Many of the loveliest musical boxes ever crafted are illustrated in full color in this book, with hundreds more black and white photographs showing their mechanical workings.
Eighty detailed diagrams explaining their functions help collectors use, maintain and repair the boxes in their collections/5(18).
Most professionals who repair How to Repair Musical Boxes book boxes will tell you that repairing a music box is a difficult task. If it is an heirloom or an expensive antique, do not attempt to repair it unless you have considerable mechanical skills and are familiar with how the mechanisms work.
However, most professionals will recommend the. Buy Collecting Musical Boxes and How to Repair Them 1st ed by Ord-Hume, Arthur W. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. Music boxes are a popular storage accessory for jewelry and come in many sizes and shapes.
When a switch is triggered, a song is played by the musical mechanism hidden inside the box. Over time, the musical mechanism can break down, eliminating a key feature of the music box. A jewelry or watch repair shop can fix the. Music Box Specifics Available Tunes (Cylinder) Movements Mechanisms Available Discs and Disc Mechanisms Repair & Replacement Parts Repair & Restoration FAQ Custom music boxes Music Boxes with 30 Notes Music Boxes with 36 Notes Music Boxes with 50 Notes Music Boxes with 72 Notes Music Boxes with Notes Close-Outs.
Here it is: Never pay anyone to repair your music box. Reason is the soul of the law, as the legal profession says. And here is the reason for the rule. The cost of repairs will always exceed the value of your antique music box. Maybe you find a box that seems to be a.
The Music Boxes and Musical Toys I acquire from various sources are mostly in a used state and may be dirty – some deeply dirty from years of being exposed to smoke, grime, etc. Cleaning. My first choice is to clean them with a soft cloth in warm, but not hot, water with dishwasher detergent.
But be careful. Music Box Replacement Parts for Sale. Finding the right music box replacement part for sale in our music box repair department and the correct repair procedure will ensure a renewal of your enjoyment as its beautiful sounds and mechanical behaviors are restored.
RESTORING MUSICAL BOXES & MUSICAL CLOCKS by Arthur W. Ord-Hume Describes how to repair all types of cylinder and disk musical boxes, singing birds, also bell, organ and dulcimer musical clock mechanisms and their cases.
There are details on how to repin cylinders, repair disc, re-cover bellows and make new organ pipes. Of course the best way to "repair" these types of mechanisms is to pay a skilled craftsman to do the work for you, but if your mechanically minded here are a few things you could try to free up a.
Here is a short video about how to repair an over wound music box. This music box had an on/off plunger that got stuck. Be sure to visit me at MusicBoxMaker.
Condition: Very Good. Ord-Hume, Arthur W.J.G. Collecting Musical Boxes and How To Repair Them. NY: Crown, pp. Indexed. Illustrated. 8vo. Red cloth. Book condition: Very good with gently rubbed extremities.
Dust Jacket Condition: Very good with bumped and rubbed edges. Seller Inventory # UORDCOL00AF. All of The Photos on This Site are Examples of Our Antique Music Box Repair & Restoration Work.
Please Scroll Down We at the Meekins Music Box Company are a team of very experienced master music box technicians, we have repaired and restored antique music boxes since We restore disc and cylinder music boxes for the first-time buyer to the.
One common cuckoo clock problem is when the music does not stop playing after the cuckoo call, which means there is a problem with Swiss-made music box (the Swiss music box is the only component among all the German cuckoo clock parts made outside of the Black Forest).
In many cases, the brass lever that grips each hole on the side walls of the. Collecting Musical Boxes and How To Repair Them. An excellent book on reapiring music boxes, both cylinder and discs.
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Porter Music Box Company started its humble beginning with the repairing of antique Music Boxes and has continued to do so for the past 40 years.
Please send us photos of your antiques that you may want restored and we will be happy to review your treasures and discuss your needs. Sincerely, Dwight G. Porter. A cylinder music box works by having tips on a comb pluck out notes as they contact teeth on a rotating cylinder.
One recent cylinder music box Wiggins worked on was missing 20 tips on its comb. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ord-Hume, Arthur W.J.G. Collecting musical boxes and how to repair them.
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