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Restorers and Manufacturers of Automatic Musical Instruments

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"Put Nickel in Slot" etched brass plate

This is a new high quality reproduction plate.  The original was found on a Seeburg C coin piano.  Could be used on various automatic musical instruments or other vintage vending machines.  Features two color design and measures 5 1/2" tall by 2 1/4" wide.  Reads "Put nickel in slot push slow."  

$30.00

$30.00

"Electric Violin Co" etched brass plate

The Electric Violin Company of Minneapolis was started in 1921 by Ed Wurdeman.  The Wurdeman family has been involved in automatic music for over eight decades, from the height of the automatic music industry to today.  Second generation family member Ozzie was a factory trained service technician for the Mills Violano-Virtuoso.  He helped the family maintain a route operating 300 Violano-Virtuosos and 300 Western Electric Coin Pianos.  This tag was reproduced with the permission of third generation family member Tom Wurdeman.  Measures 1" tall by 3 1/2" wide.

WurliTzer dealer tag

This is a new high quality reproduction etched brass plate for a Wurlitzer Musical Instrument Dealer. Original was found on a Model B Orchestrion. Plate measures 2 " tall by 5 1/2" wide.

$30.00

Seeburg Piano Company etched brass plate

This is a new high quality reproduction of the early style nameplate for Seeburg Automatic Pianos.  Etched brass with dimensions of 1" tall by 3 1/2" wide.

$25.00

Western Electric etched brass plate set

This is a complete set of four high quality reproduction etched brass plates for Western Electric Models X and B Coin Pianos.  


Available as a complete set or just the name tag (no control tags).

Thin synthetic pneumatic cloth also known as "polylon" now available in black. Very thin, very flexible, very durable, .004" thick and 58" in width. We use this for covering small to medium sized bellows.  Use PVC-E glue with this material, gluing the coated side down.


$12.00 per running yard.

Heavy synthetic pneumatic “motor” cloth a thicker version of our pneumatic cloth. Heavier base cloth but still very flexible, very durable, .007" thick and 60" in width. We use this for pedal pneumatics, air motors, and other medium to large bellows. Use PVC-E glue with this material, gluing the coated side down.


$18.00 per running yard.

PVC-E Glue  water based glue for cloth, felt, leather, and plastic.  Dries clear and flexible. Recommended adhesive for use with our synthetic pneumatic cloth. Sold in 2 and 4 ounce squeeze bottles with twist caps.


$4.00 for 2oz bottle.

$6.00 for 4 oz bottle.

Multi-purpose Grease premium quality, heavy duty, multi-purpose grease.  Used to lubricate metal moving parts.  Recommended lube for gears of roll frames as well as grease cups on motors, crankshaft standards, and such.  NLGI #2 consistency (soft butter). Sold in small 1/2 oz resealable plastic jars with lids.


$2.75 per 0.5 oz jar.

Beef Tallow/Graphite Lubricant rendered beef kidney fat with powdered graphite, traditionally used to lubricate wooden-to-metal moving parts in automatic musical instruments and other machines.  Graphite stays behind as tallow gets used for added lubrication. Not intended for human consumption. Sold in small 1/2 oz resealable plastic jars with lids.


$2.75 per 0.5 oz jar.

Beef Tallow Lubricant rendered beef kidney fat, traditionally used to lubricate wooden-to-metal moving parts in automatic musical instruments and other machines. Not intended for human consumption. Sold in small 1/2 oz resealable plastic jars with lids.


$2.25 per 0.5 oz jar.

Hide Glue (251 gram strength) high grade traditional granulated animal hide glue. Extra high clarity, high tack, quick gel protein based glue. Minimal odor. Sold in resealable plastic jars with lined lids.


$13.50 per 1lb jar.

$18.50 per 1.5 lbs jar.

1/4” vacuum tubing 1/4" ID (undersized) by 1/16" wall thickness synthetic black rubber tubing for use in automatic musical instruments. The same product that was sold for many years by Player Piano Company, Inc (size #8)


$0.65 per foot.

1/2” vacuum tubing 1/2" ID (undersized) by 3/32" wall thickness synthetic black rubber tubing for use in automatic musical instruments. The same product that was sold for many years by Player Piano Company, Inc (size #14).


$2.00 per foot.

1” twill hose vacuum tubing 1" ID (undersized) by 5/32" wall thickness cotton twill covered synthetic black rubber hose for use in automatic musical instruments, sold by the foot.


$15.00 per foot.