NuTone L39 Musical Door Chime

NuTone L39 Musical Door Chime The NuTone L39 Madison is a four or eight note musical chime that plays the Westminster sequence on three tone bars. This Madison is styled like a fanciful traditional wardrobe with ornamental bails on decorative … Continue reading

Mystery Musical Door Chime

Mystery Musical Door Chime with Unique Mechanism. At first glance, this vintage doorbell is rather unremarkable. However, when you look at the mechanism, there is a sequencer unit underneath a metal dust cover. Underneath that housing is a unique sequencer … Continue reading

Telechime Aristocrat

Telechime Aristocrat Model 446 The Telechime Aristocrat is an elaborate musical door chime manufactured by General Kontrolor of Dayton, Ohio. This chime plays a series of unique melodies each time a caller pushes the doorbell. Up to eight different four-note … Continue reading

Music Box Westminster Chime

A Wind-up Westminster Door Chime This is a wind-up door chime that plays a Westminster Melody on a music box mechanism when the doorbell button is pushed. The music box mechanism was manufactured by Gueissaz-Jaccaro in Switzerland. The Hop-A-Tune Westminster … Continue reading

Music Box Westminster Chime

A Wind-up Westminster Door Chime This is a wind-up door chime that plays a Westminster Melody on a music box mechanism when the doorbell button is pushed. The music box mechanism was manufactured by Gueissaz-Jaccaro in Switzerland. The Hop-A-Tune Westminster … Continue reading

Cam-Driven Westminster Door Chime 1936

Cam-Driven Westminster Door Chime 1936 This chime features the same unique cam-driven strike scheme patented by Edwin G. Anderson of San Diego, California in 1934. This chime is presumed to be a derivative of the earlier chime since many features … Continue reading

Mello-Chime Model F (original) 1936

Mello-Chime Model F De Luxe 1936 This is a second example of the Mello-Chime Model F De Luxe chime in the museum.  This one is in excellent condition with it’s original finish and decals. More often than not, vintage long … Continue reading