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I just was given a masonand hamblin organ that has been in the family. It is a baby organ . On the left hand side it says phila 187_ either a 3 a y or an 8. It is hard to read the date. It does not make music but the two pujps may not be connected. Where can I find information on it. i am also interested in restoration.

Expert's Assistant: I love the notion of my brother's old guitar having a history and belonging to someone famous. Maybe you have something valuable or historical. Let's find out. Is there anything else the Musical Instrument Appraiser should be aware of?

Sorry, you through me off about youf brother's guitar. . The frame is in pretty good shape- mahogany in color with a gold pattern. The wooden bar in the front behind the legs look as if it has been broken because there in tape on it. There is a small gouge on one side butnot obvious. am sure the leather part that creates the air flow is not in good shape. It felt a bit hard. I am not necessarily interested in an appraisal as I will keep it. I would just like to know more about and very excited to have it.

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