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Original Manufacturer of this brand-name--Wurlitzer Co.

Established--1856 by Franz Rudolf Wurlitzer, in New York, NY

Other brand-names used by this manufacturer--Apollo, Julius Bauer & Co., Melville Clark, De Kalb, Farney, Kingston, Kurtzmann, Merriam, Schaff Bros., Spinette Strad, Underwood.

Other manufacturers of this brand-name--
Source: Pierce Piano Atlas, 12th Edition (2008, Larry Ashley Publisher, Albuquerque, NM).

Note: To obtain the age of your piano and details about the manufacturer, click: Pierce Piano Atlas--"the world's most authoritative publication on piano manufacturers, past and present." To learn how a piano works and how to go about buying one, we encourage you to purchase The Piano Book.
4'8" Wurlitzer Grand #33630
Mahogany (previously ebonized), Built in 1918. Restored by Ray's Piano Service, Spring 2004.
IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED:
Recondition—Complete cleaning, install new bass pins, install new hammers, tighten action screws, replace defective parts.
Regulate—
all adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new, tune to A-440.
Refinish
--Repair veneer as needed, strip and sand cabinet & bench.  Apply stain and lacquer. Install new rubber buttons and fallboard decal. Lubricate pedal mechanisms.
37" Wurlitzer Spinet #325654
Mahogany cabinet, with new matching bench. Built in 1945, Reconditioned and Refinished by Ray’s Piano Service, 2004
IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED:
Recondition action—Complete cleaning, tighten all screws, replace defective parts.
Complete Regulation—
all adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new, tune to A-440
Refinish—
Repair cabinet veneer, install new decorative cloth, strip all parts, apply sealer and lacquer, reassemble.
401/2" Wurlitzer Studio #796133
Beautiful light walnut. Built in 1962. Reconditioned & Regulated by Ray’s Piano Service 2005.
IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED:
Recondition action—Complete cleaning, tighten all screws, replace defective parts.
Complete Regulation—
all adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new, tune to A-440
39" Wurlitzer Spinet #418563
Built in 1950 by Wurlitzer Co. Reconditioned and regulated by Ray's Piano Service in 2004. Pins tightened and pedal board repaired in 2011.
IMPROVEMENTS COMPLETED:
Soundboard, Bridges, Strings, Pins, Pinblock
Clean interior. Remove action. Repin bass section with larger-size tuning pins.
Action Reconditioning, Regulation, Tuning
Recondition action (Tighten all action screws. Replace defective parts). Complete regulation, using new underkey punchings. Tune.
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Decal & keys

Decal & keys

Pedals

Pedals

Pedal board removed

Pedal board removed

Keys cleaned

Keys cleaned

Reassemblew pedal board

Reassemblew pedal board

Treble pins tightened with AC glue

Treble pins tightened with AC glue

Bass repinned with larger pins

Bass repinned with larger pins

Cabinet as is

Cabinet as is

Our shop is located in Becker, Minnesota. For contact information, go to the "Home Page"
36" Wurlitzer (Melville Clark) Spinet, 1971
Traditional Walnut Cabinet. Built about 1971. Reconditioned and regulated in September, 2013 for the owner in Monticello, MN.
IMPROVEMENTS:
Recondition Action—Tighten all action screws. Align hammers to strings. Reshape hammers.
Complete Cleaning--Clean strings, pressure bar, keybed, keypins, pedal mechanisms.
Complete Regulation—
All adjustments to ensure that piano plays like new, tune to A-440.