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Orchestrion, Café

39

M

54

Draft

2024-04-24

Orchestrion, Café

Weber

Brabo

c.1920

Waldkirch, German

Café, bar or hotel

Electricity 240v

Electricity 240v

This orchestrion contains a piano with a mandolin rail, above which is a row of “violin” pipes and a xylophone. As a café instrument it can be operated from a coin box. Each roll has 4 tunes on it and customers would have to listen to the tunes in that order. Each tune would require another coin.

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Musical Museum

This instrument was acquired from a museum in Switzerland in exchange for a spare Mills Violano Virtuoso.

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