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The kind folks listed below have offered to give their advice for free but they are not necessarily actively involved in providing services to the general public. This is not to say that the other technicians listed at my site are unwilling to give free advice. On the contrary, most, if not all, are more than happy to help people solve minor adjustment and repair problems.
Mr. Bob Furst has volunteered his time to help those looking for information about any piano/player piano company. He is also the author of The Blue Book on Pianos. Visit his website for more information. Click here to send him a letter.
NetRanger4 is back and ready to supply you with Historical and other information about Player Pianos. Drop him a line at: NetRanger4@aol.com
The Smithsonian Institution's Collections of
Musical Instruments is housed in our division; we answer all public
inquiry directed to the Smithsonian regarding musical instruments. As a
federal agency, however, we are not permitted to appraise or
authenticate instruments. We offer historical information and advise as
to the locations of dealers and/or repairers.
National Museum of American History
Divisional of Cultural History Room 4100
Washington, DC 20560-0616
NOTE: Be certain to include your contact information, i.e., mailing address, email address and phone number/s.
The above information was supplied by:
Craig Brougher has a wealth of knowledge about pneumatic devices, reproducing player mechanisms and orchestrions, just to mention a few. If your question is of a technical nature, Craig has the answer.
If there is anyone that needs information as to the serial number and approximate dates of manufacture, I can supply the information if you will contact me directly, off the 'net'.
We're primarily piano rebuilders, but we also rebuild reed organs and repair players. If you visit our page, it'll give you some of the 50+ year history and a bit of an idea of what we do. We're hungry, not greedy. We've been giving free advice , with pleasure, over the web and in the shop for years. If we can add to your list, feel free to do so. By the way, we have already received referrals from you for advice over the past 6 months or so.
If we can help, use us. That's what it's all about.
E-mail Sam Marquez at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit his website at: http://www.pianopartsetc.com
John A. Tuttle "Self-Playing Pianos"
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ph. 732-840-8787 (10AM to 6PM, Mon-Fri)
369 Talbot St. W.
N5H 1K5, Canada
Myself - a mechanical music nuttttt! Member of MMD, CAPS, MBSI and AMICA. While not in the restoration business, I have years of experience and enjoy helping any novice that is trying to rebuild their first instrument and needs occasional assistance.
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