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#655849 - 02/07/02 08:05 AM DeBence Antique Music Museum
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Visit our new friends at DeBence Antique Music Located in Franklin, PA ... see and hear over 100 old-time automatic musical instruments (great pictures!).

www.debencemusicworld.com

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Nickelodeons and
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#655850 - 02/15/02 07:36 AM Re: DeBence Antique Music Museum
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Frank,

I have heard about this place, but haven't been there.

Now I HAVE to go! Sounds way cool.
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#655851 - 02/15/02 09:23 PM Re: DeBence Antique Music Museum
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If you go we expect a full report \:\)

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#655852 - 12/02/08 04:22 PM Re: DeBence Antique Music Museum
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Registered: 12/02/08
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Loc: Venus Pa
You must go. They open April 1st. 11AM-4PM. I live about 20mins away. It is great, the one the only Wurlitzer Caliola, Berry Wood A.O.W., and more. It is like a pigrimage for Mechanical Music lovers!!!

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#655853 - 12/04/08 12:35 PM Re: DeBence Antique Music Museum
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Kent,
When Jake and Liz DeBence had the original collection the the OLD Barn, I worked on some of the instruments and it is an amazing collection that Jake built up! I especially loved the old Berry Wood orchestrion! If any one loves automated instruments, a trip[ to Franklin is a must! I believe that this collection is that largest in the USA.!
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#1171994 - 03/31/09 11:20 AM Re: DeBence Antique Music Museum [Re: Jim Berna]
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DeBence Re~Opens 2omoro!!!!!!!!!!
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#1171996 - 03/31/09 11:22 AM Re: DeBence Antique Music Museum [Re: Jim Berna]
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Well the largest public collection
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