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WURLITZER CALIOLA RESTORATION (Part 19)
ROLL FRAME RESTORATION


by Dr. Bill Black

In this case, the roll frame is in very good condition basically only requiring some cosmetic work. PHOTO A shows the frame removed from the Caliola and placed on the work bench.


In PHOTO B, the frame has been disassembled and the various parts on the bench.



The parts have been cleaned up, removing the dirt and lubricants accumulated over the years. The sides of the frame, have been sprayed with Detail Grey, a product sold by EASTWOOD which produces a nice finish. PHOTO C.



PHOTO D shows the completed roll frame. Some of the parts are sprayed with the Detail Grey and some left in the natural metal finish if they look presentable.



Dr. Bill Black is one of the nation's most knowledgeble Wurlitzer band organ experts. He has made recordings of many band organs and other mechanical music machines which are available for purchase in our Gift Shop .

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