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 Post subject: Show Us Your Jukebox Wallboxes & Remote Equipment
PostPosted: Jan Mon 09, 2017 7:50 pm 
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From the late 1920's until the last days of record playing jukeboxes, remote control and remote speakers played an important part in stimulating the playing of jukebox music, and hence increasing the income of music operators. This topic is intended for you to display your wallboxes, speakers or other equipment that were used with jukeboxes through the years.

I'll start it off with a couple of wall boxes. First one is a 1947Wurlitzer Model 3031 , the second one is a 1950-1956 Seeburg Model 3W1.


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 Post subject: Re: Show Us Your Jukebox Wallboxes & Remote Equipment
PostPosted: Jan Tue 10, 2017 1:14 am 
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Unfortunately, I have none to show...but I look forward to viewing future posts.
Thanks for starting this.

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 Post subject: Re: Show Us Your Jukebox Wallboxes & Remote Equipment
PostPosted: Jan Tue 10, 2017 2:11 am 
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I think the late 20's Capehart Orchestrope had a remote box one could use with the machine. I would like to find out if the commercial Amperion model that came out later had a remote box as well.

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 Post subject: Re: Show Us Your Jukebox Wallboxes & Remote Equipment
PostPosted: Jan Tue 10, 2017 2:23 am 
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Jon, you are right. I've seen several variations on the Capehart wall boxes. One of them shown here.


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 Post subject: Re: Show Us Your Jukebox Wallboxes & Remote Equipment
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Do you think they made one for the Amperion Commercial model 1930-1934?

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 Post subject: Re: Show Us Your Jukebox Wallboxes & Remote Equipment
PostPosted: Jan Tue 10, 2017 7:08 pm 
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That is a hard question to answer. I'm not sure what the Commercial Model is. However, if it is a non-selective machine, the wall box above will activate it. That wall box was in production until about 1933.

These early cast iron wall boxes had only a switch inside, which was momentarily closed by the drop of the coin. That would send a pulse over wire to the jukebox, and add one credit for each nickel dropped. There were other makers of wall boxes which all had the same arrangement, ie a simple switch. Among those were Keeney, Mills, Seeburg, Wurlitzer (their coin piano wall box was sometimes used on pre-1934 jukeboxes), and others. Any of those would activate any non-selective jukebox brand, and even some of the earlier selective brands such as Gabel, Mills, Rockola, Seeburg and Wurlitzer.


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 Post subject: Re: Show Us Your Jukebox Wallboxes & Remote Equipment
PostPosted: Jan Thu 12, 2017 10:18 am 
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Kind of wish I had not made lighted telephone directories out of so many Seeburg wallboxes so many years ago!

Reproduction Seeburg Speaker (Hey, it was only $10 bucks!)
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Reproduction Wurlitzer Speaker (Only $25 Bucks!)
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Seeburg Teardrop Speaker
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Wurlitzer Speaker (found At The Fun Fair - $325)
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Some Wallboxes
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Wurlitzer Wallbox
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Seeburg Teardrop Speakers
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Seeburg Wallbox (somewhere in there)
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Original Wurlitzer Poster & Wood Frame
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 Post subject: Re: Show Us Your Jukebox Wallboxes & Remote Equipment
PostPosted: Jan Fri 13, 2017 12:30 am 
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Holey Moley! That's some very cool stuff!!


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 Post subject: Re: Show Us Your Jukebox Wallboxes & Remote Equipment
PostPosted: Jan Tue 17, 2017 6:53 pm 
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1942 Kleer-Tone speaker Model 130 and 1946 Seeburg W1-L56 Wireless Wallbox in burled walnut finish..


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 Post subject: Re: Show Us Your Jukebox Wallboxes & Remote Equipment
PostPosted: Jan Thu 19, 2017 4:15 pm 
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Here's my coinbox for the early Capehart Orchestrope:
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 Post subject: Re: Show Us Your Jukebox Wallboxes & Remote Equipment
PostPosted: Jan Fri 20, 2017 7:11 pm 
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Here is a 1941 Wurlitzer Model 125 wallbox with Catalin case. This came from the late Danton Burroughs collection (grandson to Edgar Rice Burroughs) in Tarzana.


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 Post subject: Re: Show Us Your Jukebox Wallboxes & Remote Equipment
PostPosted: Jan Sat 21, 2017 11:06 am 
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That is a wonderful wallbox! Great to have history. I've never seen one like that in person. It is a real survivor!


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