This is a You Tube Link which may help those who are wanting to know more about how to operrate their pianola and also to gain a basic understanding of how it works..
"INSTRUCTION MANUAL" ALSO AVAILABEL IN the "WEB STORE". Also see "LIST OF RESTORERS" Tab for Contacts for Repairs.
Nutcote is the beautiful harbourside home of May Gibbs (1877-1969), Australia?'s foremost children's Author, illustrator and best known today for THE Complete Adventures of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie. Located in Sydney's Neutral Bay . Among her collection is a working Pianola which was always a part of her enjoyment.
John Tuttle is an expert in his field. He is located in the U.S., and has a huge range of parts required for repairs and restorations, - along with his expert advice if needed. Experienced, honest and reliable, can highly recommend him as a source for Pianola parts.
Kylie - from Just Pianolas contacted me with their information which could be very useful for those living in this area.Click on the link to view their web site. They will also service other areas by arrangement.
Ed Gaida skillfully presents the story ; starting in 1930 on Chicago??¢??s North Side and ending in 1941 at the start of WWII, for a biography of Jimmy Johnson and the companies he created for the production of coin opperated amusment machines. This book is the next best thing to a time machine
A must to visit is this fascinating Museum and also enjoy a snack in the CAFE. Also featured as part of the Museum is a working Pianola so you can enjoy some music when you visit.
Charley and Jane are friendly and welcoming and you will enjoy the amazing collection .
Albert Fox is well known and respected for his work with Pianolas and is the founder of Darnum Musical Village in Victoria, where he has a wonderful display of many types of Pianolas, Pianos and more.
Great place of interest to visit! See the web site for more information.