Berry Wood Coin Operated Nickelodeon Player Piano

Extremely rare coin-operated Berry Wood Nickelodeon Player Piano With Stunning Art Glass Front

$28,000 after total restoration
(not including applicable sales tax & shipping charges)
DEPOSITS: The restoration of this instrument has not been completed. A 30% deposit is required on instruments pending restoration. This deposit holds the instrument and keeps it from being offered to another clients, and it also makes that piano’s restoration a priority. Once we complete the restoration, we invite the client to visit our shop to see and hear the piano. If the client is unable to visit our shop, we will send professional photos and videos of the piano for review. The client then has the option of paying the balance and purchasing the piano, transferring their balance to another piano in our shop, or getting a full refund for their deposit. The client is never at risk.
For Sale
Pay a 30% deposit per item
SPECIFICATIONS
YEAR: 1908
FINISH: Quarter Sawn Oak
STATUS: Pending Restoration
DESCRIPTION

This lovely Berry-Wood piano was originally built as a coin-operated nickelodeon piano in the first decade of the 20th Century. When the nickel dropped in the slot, the stain glass panels would light up and the piano would play forth lively tunes of the era. Originally designated as the “Style F” by it’s maker, this piano originally had a set of either flute-toned or violin-toned organ pipes that would play along in harmony with the piano melody. This handsome instrument is a nice example of an early transitional piece from the Victorian to the Craftsman design. It will be restored to perfection, and can be rebuilt either as an original coin-operated Nickelodeon piano, or computerized player mechanisms can be added An original matching bench is included.

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