Purchase Alum-a-Lub at either a local hardware store or through the Alumalub website. We repair all aspects of any type of antique disc and cylinder music box such as fabricating any music box gear. The joy on the customers faces when they heard it for the first time, made all the work very worthwhile. Knee is inlaid with brass, pewter, and mother of pearl. Music Box Movement Repair replacement. 514 Poplar Street had it shipped home, and then gave it to us for total restoration. What a project we under took here! The arrows point to the missing tips. Also the endless screw was repointed and polished. #2 Gear or "main gear" (at the left end of the cylinder) engages the gear in the bottom of the spring cage and the governor gear. For a free estimate on music box restoration, please call 800-635-1938 and ask for Ron, Dwight or Ben. We installed the motor and bedplate in the cabinet. 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. Above is our selection of music box parts, music box keys, and musical box accessories, ballerina dolls for music boxes, music box hinges and music box locks. This music box came from a New England collector and was in good shape. Boxes available are cylinder boxes with full orchestra of bells and drums, of six and eight bells. I will admit it took many tries to get this done. The dampers we borrowed to copy (top) and our new manufactured ones(below). Here we see how the second of these boxes started in our shop.. As we normally do, we started with restoring the bedplate. If your music box isn’t winding up, or if the music plays slowly or not at all, there are a few things you can try before contacting a professional repairman. So we can not confirm that this item is from the “Eagles Nest” but it does make a great story. This is when the fun begins of adjusting all the parts to work  together correctly. The tuning scale was analyzed. Not sure what model this fits, but I'd be more than happy to send detailed pictures and dimensions. Repair an over-wound music box by applying a lubricant, and carefully freeing the governor. You will note a considerable difference. With all this cleaning of the combs and leads we had to restore the tuning and since this is Dwight’s specialty he had no problem with that and they sound beautiful again. We appreciate the opportunity to work our craftsmanship on such a fine instrument. They have five different governors, and one of them might fit your music box. NAWCC Member. Way easier. All of The Photos on This Site Are Examples of Our Antique Music Box Repair & Restoration Work. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. A governor is the part with the fan or fly that spins to keep the speed of the song even. Part # AFA28/36H is for a 28/36 note movement, but my catalogue is 9 years old, and I don't know if they still carry it. Learn More . We restore disc and cylinder music boxes for the first-time buyer to the most discriminating collector. The disc drive pinion on this box further showed that this box had been used a lot and needed to be replaced. We had to surgically replace this tooth, so the lift would work right again. The restoration process included cleaning, polish and lacquer all the parts. Describes various features of a number of music box so the viewer becomes familiar with them. Carefully wind the music box key in the opposite direction. Sep 2, 2007 25 0 1 Country Flag: #1 clockpart, Nov 29, 2011. On the old one, if the fan is loose it will play the song as super fast speed. Odyssey Online 18 Note Comb - - Replacement Comb for Music Box Movement - - Now You Can Fix That Music Box - - with Mounting Screws - - 18 Steel Tines - Fits Sankyo and Many Other Quality Brands. It has massive weight that measure 12 ½ long x 5 ½ wide x 3 ½ thick and weighs about 75 pounds. The Meekins Music Box Company’s very experienced team of master music box technicians have repaired and restored antique music boxes since 1968. Heating the cylinder and re-cementing it. I have already called Black Forrest, and they only have the three different models and they won't work. Sometimes the combs, cylinders and other parts made to play a specific tune, especially for older music boxes, can be difficult or impossible to replace. Regina Music Box Site with Free Help, Pictures, History, & Regina Music Box Directions Al Meekins The Meekins Antique Regina Music Box. We had to rebuild the bellows from scratch and for anyone who is thinking about do it themselves it is major undertaking and even though we have done many  thru the years it takes many hours to do a correct job. Here is wonderful example of the quality music boxes we get to work on. Thread starter guitarcher; Start date Aug 30, 2013 Forums. The first thing we found were some very bad dampers (see pictures) and as nobody has these we had to make our own and with some help from our friends in Texas, we came up with a solution and made a whole new set that was from the same model but a bit different then what was in this unit. Aug 30, 2013 #1 I picked up a hunter cuckoo clock at an antique store that needed some (mostly cosmetic) work. Clock Repair, Restoration, & Design. I have spoken with the family and they are all excited to hear there father treasure once again, she was almost in tears over phone and it will be fun to see them again when we delivery it. The one motor plays both instruments by moving a pinion gear from one unit to the other, and since it is all mounted on wood it is quite tricky to get them in perfect sync. 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. Late last summer we started the tremendous job of restoring a 24” Komet upright for a customer. We have been working on very unique Symphonion with a clock. When you do this it also changes how the combs are set up on the bedplate so more man hours! Her father carried the stand from Germany to America in his back pack and it certain shows as it is all dented up. I assure her we can as we had just finished one a month or so a go. Loading... clockpart Registered User. It came to us with no start stop mechanism and with some help from friends we did get a picture of another one that is located in Texas! At some point,  this box had been worked on and someone had modified the coin-op. This is a cuckoo clock music-box governor with a 13 tooth pinon that fits up to 36, 22, or 18 tooth units. With some help from our friends who sent us a rusty damper rail, we were able to design and engineer accurate upper and lower assemblies. Obtain the correct lubricant. Always inspect the inside of the music box case for any parts that might have fallen off or for broken pieces that might be missing. The musical combs had their tuning recorded. The governor on this music box (the governor controls the speed/tempo of the motor) was not original when we got it and we had to make many of the parts (done from pictures of it in its original state). From Cuckoo Clock Case Decorations such as Cuckoo birds and dancing figurines to the intricate inner workings of the Cuckoo clock movement, we have it all! For reference that is a 6 inch scale being held up. Copyright ©2020 National Association of Watch and Clock Collectors Inc (A 501c3 non-profit corporation). Real bird-feathers, fully synchronized automatons, a delightful song – a true dream … You will never get tired of watching and listening to these automatons. The cylinder was checked for proper alignment. JavaScript is disabled. If … It has a drum, set of tuned bells. dirty governor just removed from bedplate. Can you use a mill and rotors table to "turn" a main wheel? The music unit was then assembled. The drills in a pin vice sounds like a good idea. A new escape gear was manufactured and installed. Cabinet design has brass, pewter, and mother of pearl inlay. Get it as soon as Wed, Jan 6. The first music boxes were called cylinder music boxes. Governor Gear: Repair or Replace? If your box is of great sentimental value, or is of such inestimable value that it is worth restoring, then you should strongly consider their services. $9.25 $ 9. This is just to show the size of the motor. It is a work of art in it self! This will reverse the damage of a spring that has been wound too tightly. Usually we end up replacing the ribbons due to rust or to lengthen the wrap around the pulleys with most ribbon lift changers. After fixing the motor and going through the bedplate, all parts were cleaned, lacquered and painted. Music Box Movement Components (Glossary) Spring Housing (or "Spring Cage") Winding Shaft comes out the bottom of the spring housing. More info. This box also had somehow broken a tooth off the lift gear. You must log in or register to reply here. Is that possible? Then we re-tuned both combs to scale. I suppose it has been done before. Mistakes were corrected and all comb teeth were re-tuned to the correct scale. (Thanks Allen) and with those two pictures we were able to recreate it with all new parts that we were able to make in our tool shop. beautiful motion shot of the motor assembly. guitarcher New Member. What makes this one unique is how it is powered. Antique Music Box Repair Melbourne. PLEASE NOTE: YOU MAY HAVE TO DO SOME MODIFICATIONS TO THE MOUNTING HOLES ON THIS ASSEMBLY TO FIT YOUR MUSIC BOX … It took one week per leg to do the work. Clock Repair. New cabinet made and designed by a company in Italy especially for the Plerodienique movement. It came from the Mid West and was in pretty tough shape and the owner really wants it done correctly as it appears someone had done work on it at one time and did not stay with the original. This included replacing the worn dampers, removing the ruts in the combs that were worn in by the starwheels, and re-tuning the combs, so that this box would sing songs beautifully again. Internally, it … Several broken tips were replaced. Parts for music box makers and hobbyist. This was a wonderful music box to listen to when completed. They were originally very limited in song selection. The motor also had issues that required us to make new Geneva stop parts to replace the broken and missing parts. The owner of this music box, purchased it at auction in Paris. She then goes on to say that her father had taken it during World War II when they invaded  Adolf Hitler retreat “The Eagles Nest”. Ron started cleaning it before I could get a good picture of just how dirty it was but we were able to get some good shots so you can see all the work we had to do. completed unit in its refinished cabinet. Music Box . Never use an oil, as that may clog up the mechanism over time. Here is the results of our hard work. The real amazing part was that they were both 27 inch Regina’s. I can't find an exact replacement governor, or I would order a new one. One of our first discoveries happened when we removed the bedplate from the cabinet. As you can see in the pictures there is only one motor and two separate musical units. Your options are endless with our massive inventory of Cuckoo clock parts. Whether your musical box is in need of a full overhaul restoration, a full service or to simply make it sing again we have a variety of options to suit most budgets and the skills to make/repair or replace any component necessary. Is that possible? With the bedplate repainted and reset up with the newly polished and tuned combs; we moved on to the motors. Fits music box movements with 28 and 36 note combs. oxidized tuning leads, had been improperly soldered and had rusted the underside of the musical comb, combs after rust removal, leads properly installed, comb tuned and new dampers installed, after picture of governor has been re-bushed and plated, first play after set up of combs and cylinders. There are only a handful of people who do music box repair for a living. Most visitors online was 1660 , on 12 Dec 2020, German Cuckoo Clock movement replace or repair. The governor on this music box (the governor controls the speed/tempo of the motor) was not original when we got it and we had to make many of the parts (done from pictures of it in its original state). They were then cleaned. If You Would like to Purchase or Sell A Regina or Any Type of Music Box Please Call Al Meekins 856 858 6421 or to E-mail Click … I have done two. Tooth count indicates the number of teeth on the comb. At the end of 2017, we saw two automatics in our shop. This rare music box took several months to complete and many thousands of dollars to complete. Here is a video of it playing prior to restoration. Any other suggestions? Then new wire dampers were installed. NEW music box governor / fan assembly for a cuckoo clock music box movement. Thanks for your input. The musical combs were rusted badly the leads were really oxidized and the combs were worn just as bad, so we had to sand the rust and remove oxidized leads out and hone the tips of each tooth and then restore the tuning from scratch. 33542. As you can see we have done a complete restoration of the beautiful instrument. Since we have worked on several of these we have some jigs to help us with this process and it is all working perfectly now. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. It is a wonderful gift that we have to give the world and we are forever grateful to all of customer who entrust us with their family treasures and for inviting us in to there lives, we are very blessed. Music boxes can be difficult to repair. Learn More. The end result is a music box that plays with a rich mellow sound just as it did over 100 years ago. The governor was checked for wear and any worn bushings were replaced. The governor on this music box (the governor controls the speed/tempo of the motor) was not original when we got it and we had to make many of the parts (done from pictures of it in its original state). Discussion in 'Clock Repair' started by clockpart, Nov 29, 2011. Snook & Company stock a wide selection of antique cylinder music boxes, table and upright floor standing disc music boxes. They were then adjusted for volume and synchronization. We rebuilt the bellows and all the whistles, which is really an undertaking in itself. Singing Birds . The end result was amazing. This is a very rare Bornand Mermod orchestra music box. There are a lot parts on this music box as you can see from the pictures and it was certainly an adventure working on this unit and the final out come was terrific. As you can see there is a lot of work that goes into such a beautiful and complicated box. A man with a clock always knows the time. Someone along the way had decided that the damper rails needed to be replaced with a combination of epoxy, wood and random heights of dampers from several different makes of boxes. Music Box Replacement Parts for Sale. It can’t leak any air once your done or it just won’t have the power to play the music. It was a coin-op and like so many coin-ops it did not have all the parts and so we had to figure out what was missing and manufacture those parts in our tool shop. Three of the missing tips were on one comb as shown below. Well now she had my imagination and I said that on our next trip out to the Mid-West we would stop by and pick it up. For Cuckoo clock collectors, this page will be your sanctuary! The combs had a lot of damage to the leads and they needed a lot of cleaning to bring them back to a reasonable looking shape. Musical Box Repair and Restoration We receive a lot of requests for advice on repair or restoration projects. Music Box Parts & Musical Jewellery Box Parts . restored unit with completely rebuilt organ bellows. Many of the parts we hand made and we learned more as went on on how this unit worked. We also found that the starwheels were worn and had to be replaced. So this is how the story goes, I get a call one day from a lady who has a Christmas tree stand that needs repair and wonders if we can help. The first real form of music box was a French mantle clock that played five songs from famous composers. To ‘oil’ music mechanisms I use Alum-a-Lub exclusively, an aerosol that is a lubricant, cleaner and protection all in one. We only sell and buy boxes that have had little or no major work during their lifetime. This insures a longer life of the ribbons. It takes all lot of power to operate the music box so having the correct speed on the governor was critical. In general, cleaning is good, but to have a music box still fully colored is much better. Here at The Music Box Restorer we are able to bring your treasured items back to life using tried and trusted techniques and knowledge spanning several decades. Cuckoo Clock Music-Box Governor. 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 1968. The mainspring was removed checked for cracks, cleaned, reinstalled and re-lubricated. Phone: 717-684-8261. See pictures below of before and after. Orchestra box manufactured Bornand-Mermod, Organ, Bell and Drum Music Box Restoration, Christmas Tree Stand From Adolf Hitler’s Eagles Nest. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon . The next part was to clean the motors and regrease the springs. Wear was removed from all tips of the teeth. The zither was recovered also and reinstalled. We restore music boxes for the first-time buyer to the most discriminating collector. The retuned and re-dampered combs were reinstalled. This just another example of what projects we can tackle here at Porter Music Box Company. Yes, you have to bend one side out enough to get the arbors out. Another great job done and a Very Happy Customer! Open the pivot holes with drills in a pin vise one size up at a time working from the outside. I'm thinking I'll have to repair the one I have if possible. This is just part of what we did to make this 27 inch Regina operate correctly and sound beautifully again. This task requires a special cleaner and lubricant, such as Alum-a-Lub. The Winding Key screws onto the winding shaft. Thanks Malkin, I thought it would work but wondered to hear from someone that had done it before. Music box governor repair. It was designed by a man named Johann Maelzel around the same time that Favre created the music comb. A man with two clocks is never sure. We also replaced the pressure rollers as the old ones had signs of wear. Contact the Webmaster for perceived copyright infringement (DMCA Registration Number 1010287). Provide Friction Governor Assembly (Speed control part), Matching 30 note musical movement, 50 note musical movement, 78 note musical movement and cuckoo clock musical movement. Only 12 left in stock - order soon. Regina music box governor assembly. Looks like I can rebush it but have to bend the plates apart to get the wheel and arbor assembly out and back in. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Amazing sound with all instruments synchronized to play together, One cannot measure the satisfaction that comes from doing precise work with. 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. It is quite rare and it has whistles along with a Triangle and drum to accompany the musical combs. We buy, sell, and repair antique phonographs and music boxes. So we meet this lady and she show us this banged upped  Christmas tree stand that she said that was  her fathers that he took from Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest and she had other items that were most certainly from Hitler’s home (somewhere). It was a coin-op but did not have all the parts so we had to use pictures from the Bower’s book of Music boxes (our music box bible). We also added fingers to guild the lift fingers to a consistent spot on the tune rack. Amazing1800's music box, Lets Look At The Mechanics! Since 1865, Reuge manufactures traditional music boxes in the Swiss mountains – a carefully composed mechanical music movement housed in an elegant wooden box with or without wood-inlay. The curves and angles were very difficult. This is the dampers that were on the komet when it showed up. With most Organ & Bell boxes these two often over powers the musical combs, but not his one the combs embellish the organ & bells perfectly. Blackforest Imports might be able to help you with a replacement. Lubrication. The spring barrel that powers the disc drive gear stop slots were not spaced right on the barrel, so we had to shave one to make the disc stop in the right spot. We were lucky to have an old coin-op that we could put in. Proper restoration insures the best results and dependability. How stuff works: How Wind Up Music Box Works I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor (http://www.youtube.com/editor) Regina Music Box Site with Free Help, Pictures, History, & Regina Music Box Directions Al Meekins The Meekins Antique Regina Music Box. The cabinet was also completely restored by our cabinetmaker in Italy. Next we built a new sound board from sitka spruce. I have this 38 tooth music box with cast iron base and the governor is worn out. Take a peek at Timesavers too. Hand engraved tune card made from brass and silver plated. Another example of restoration by Porter Music Box Company. With all the parts out of the box, cleaned, polished and repainted; it was time to reassemble. This was a box that hadn’t played right in sometime. Since the outside is unworn it will act like a bushing and guide the drill if you don't take a big bite or force the drill. The craftsmanship of our cabinetmaker is unmatched. The pivots are tunneled into the brass and it won't always start. To zoom in on a picture, click on picture. Mechanical music for sale. The cup that holds tree is not with the stand and we are not sure if it ever was. They are all very good at what they do, and after they are done with your box it will truly sing more beautifully than Caruso. Looking for info on great-grandfather's pocket watch. Also check the sound board for any cracks, feet on the bottom of the music box that might be missing or loose, or any loose moldings or case joints that need attention. This site uses cookies. Brass Music Movement Governor For 22, 28, And 37-Tooth Music Movements Description: Replace worn or damaged governor & still keep the same tune in your customer's clock. It connects to the winding arbor by a metal ribbon and when fully wound it will play for about 15 to 20 minutes. Columbia, PA 17512 view of the spring barrels and winding mech. Previous Thread Next Thread. This music box i was asked to fix, it was a simple screw that needed adjustment. 3.6 out of 5 stars 11. This is the motor and cabinet before cleaning. Please listen to before and after the video. Contact/ email. Zephyrhills Florida. The NAWCC is dedicated to providing association services, promoting interest in and encouraging the collecting of clocks and watches including disseminating knowledge of the same. This allows the mechanism to turn. A 3/8" (10mm) Key Extender is available if needed. Try winding the key as normal. We are sure you will find your music box parts here. All of which were made here in Vermont. Recently we restored a beautiful Swiss organocleide cylinder music box. This enables the discs  to always pick up in the same place each time. I suppose it has been done before. We also built soundboards for this cabinet, as everything was ether broken of missing. $350: Lynn Bilton Box 435 Randolph,OH 44265 330 325-7866. 25. Aug 30, 2013 2 0 0 Los Angeles, California Country Flag Region Flag. The clock turns the music box on every second hour and can be turned off at night. To zoom in on pictures, click on pictures. In the late 1880s, the limitations of cylinder music boxes were surpassed by … Pick-up and delivery possible in many parts of the midwest, south, and northeast. We had to calculate the proper gearing as it was playing way to fast with what it had and this was another one of those items where years of restoration work pays off as you can make an educated guess of what it needed to be. Horological Education. Plates apart to get this done here is wonderful example of what projects we can not confirm that this also. 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