By Bob Caletti The restoration journey detailed in this article started when I saw an ad on the bulletin board at the MBSI convention a couple of years ago in Minnesota. Marty Persky was advertising a machine for sale listing it as a 27½-inch Symphonion “Project.” He had a picture of what a restored version […]
When disassembling a music box take pictures of every part that is removed, before and after removal. You may think you will remember all of the details when it is time to reassemble but chances are you won’t and your pictures will be an invaluable reference tool. Initial Observations Always inspect the inside of the […]
This article details how you might create crests for both a standard and optional clock style 15½” Regina Changer. An original crest with clock was borrowed and an original crest was supplied by myself for copying. First, you need wood. Poplar wood like that used in the original crests was purchased to make the new […]
Listen to an 18½-inch Mira Grand, mahogany, fully restored and refinished play beautiful melodies.