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 Post subject: FOR SALE: Busy Bee with horn and record - $425
PostPosted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 3:25 pm 
Victor I
Joined: Thu Apr 02, 2015 12:00 pm
Posts: 181
Location: SF Bay Area California
Fellow Forum Members:

Today, I am offering a very nice O'Neill and James Busy Bee open works machine (like the Columbia Q) with an original 10" painted cone horn and an exceptionally clean cylinder record with matching box/label. The photos will speak to the quality of this machine, but here's some important observations:

    Nice bedplate paint and the pinstriping
    Original nickel plating with some plating loss on the mandrel
    Runs fine, could use some minor cleaning and lubing
    Original fancy key
    Original Columbia D2B reproducer
    Original 10" cone horn with original paint and pinstriping, very nice
    Busy Bee Cylinder Record No. 127, Hornpipe Polka (Piccolo Solo) with matching box. Excellent condition. Box has matching record label attached

All in all, this is a real nice Busy Bee. Here's a great opportunity to add a quality machine to your collection.

I have taken lots of photos. PM me if you want to see more photos.

Asking $425 plus the cost of packaging and shipping via Fed Ex. One box for machine/horn/record. Expect shipping cost to be $30-50 cross country.

Personal check preferred payment on this one.

Please contact me via PM as to the machine's availability because, in addition to the Forum, it is for sale elsewhere.


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