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PostPosted: Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:27 am 
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Here's a partial listing of merchants, suppliers and repair shops many of us know and use:

MACHINES & PARTS



Antique Radio Grille Cloth, “Welcome to your number one source of reproduction grille cloth for antique radios from 1920 thru 1940.”



APSCO, Antique Phonograph Supply Company. “We provide a comprehensive line of Quality Products for total Restoration and Complete enjoyment of Mechanical Talking Machines. Complete Rebuilding Service of spring motors and sound boxes of all styles and manufacturers. Heavy Duty Record Sleeves 45 RPM sleeves, 10" & 12" Sold by the piece or wholesale cartons. Satisfaction Guaranteed! All parts, rebuilding and complete machines are guaranteed to be free from defects in workmanship and materials. Steel Needles Loud and Soft Tone”



The Detroit Phonograph Company, "Antique phonograph sales and repair in the Metro-Detroit area.”



Great Lakes Antique Phonograph, “Great Lakes Antique Phonograph has one of the largest inventories of original and reproduction phonograph parts, and specializes in repairing antique spring-driven disc and cylinder phonographs. With over twenty years of experience, there's not much we CAN'T fix! Prompt and courteous service is guaranteed.”



Gregg Cline, "Specializing in Custom Decals for Restoration of Antique Phonographs and Music Boxes. Restoration Services include Faux Wood Graining Phonograph Horns, Paper Mache Horn repair, Bedplate and Back Bracket Restoration, and Decal Installation."



KAB Electro Acoustics, “Preserving the Sounds of a Lifetime. KAB Carries a wide assortment of phono cartridges record player needles and turntable belts too. Over the years, the leading supplier of replacement needles...”



Montana Phonograph Company



Musical Treasures of Miami, “Antique phonographs, music boxes and clocks”



Phonophan, “Phonophan is the Web site of noted recorded sound historian and much-published author Tim Fabrizio, dedicated to preserving, understanding and purveying antique phonographs, talking machines, gramophones, Victrolas, graphophones, and related items such as Edison, Victor, Columbia, Zonophone, Berliner, Brunswick, RCA, Talkophone, collectible records, cylinders and 78s, needle tins, Edison memorabilia, "His Master's Voice" Nipper the dog, and morning glory horns.”



Rose & Gracey's Antique Phonographs “Specializing in restoring antique spring-driven Victor, Edison and Columbia phonographs and talking machines since 1986, including authentic pre-1929 talking machine accessories, memorabilia and more.”



Shellac Shack, “Welcome to Shellac Shack! Home of Great Finishes. Here you will find the best value for high quality shellac flakes. Satisfaction Guaranteed! Our focus is on the shellac needs of woodworkers, furniture restorers, and musical instrument makers. Currently, Shellac Shack carries 6 grades of shellac flakes. Five of these are dewaxed varieties: preferred by woodworkers because of the clarity of the finish and their durability and hardness over the waxy varieties. We also carry the Kusmi Amber buttonlac. If you have a special need, give us a call.”



Sights and Sounds of Edison, “We make custom wood horns for all machines that are reproductions of horns originally sold with them. We have also developed several new attractive designs using inlay work and laser engraving. We have a number of wood species and many stains allowing us to build a custom horn to match your machine.”



Ronald Sitko, ”Cylinder & disc phonographs bought, sold, repaired & parts”

56 Church Hill Road.
Waterford NY 12188
Telephone (518) 371-8549



Sundial Wire, “Sundial Wire has been providing beautiful, high quality, cloth covered wire since 1991. Our loyal customers include lighting designers, antique appliance restorers and collectors, architects, museums, restaurant designers, home decorators, even Hollywood set decorators! In fact, we have been the motion picture industry’s number one supplier of authentic cloth covered electrical wire since our inception.”



Victrola Repair Service, “We are one of the leading Antique Phonograph Repair Shops in the nation. We service, repair and sell phonographs. We also have a large inventory of original and reproduction parts/accessories. We have been in business since 1988 and are here to help you with anything you may need. If you have any questions please feel free to give us a call. Thanks for visiting us for ALL of your phonograph needs! Please check our site often as we do offer specials and are always adding new machines for sale to our site.”



Volvoic The Phonoguy, “Repairs done properly by a respected technical expert in the phonograph restoration arts. ‘I repair what others can not.’”



West-Tech Services, “Here at WEST-TECH we provide our valued customers and service centers with the ‘hard-to-find’ phonograph parts and service such as idler wheels, needles, cartridges, record changer restoration and rebuilding cartridges. We also service record cutter units as well as wire recorders. Horseshoe magnet cartridge repair



Wyatt’s Musical Americana, “We buy, sell and trade phonograph parts and accessories. We service all brands of crank phonographs, cylinder and disc, from reproducers to main springs. We are one of the largest suppliers of original and reproduction parts.”






More more more to follow! If you wish to add a link to this list please PM me and I'll get it up here as soon as I can. A big thank you to everyone who has contributed to this list so far!


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