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Entries Tagged as 'Jukeboxes'

Seeburg Select-O-Matic KD-200 Jukebox

May 18th, 2011 · 11 Comments

Pictured here is a 1957 Seeburg Select-O-Matic KD-200 Jukebox. It features the classic design style of the automotive industry that was so influential in the 1950s. The speaker grill has prominent chromed design elements to resemble the taillights and fins of a late 50’s automobile. This juke is a classic representation of the jukebox design [...]

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AMi Continental 2 Jukebox

November 17th, 2010 · 9 Comments

This jukebox features the classic atomic design of the 1960s. The uniqueness of its design has resulted in the Continental 2’s appearance in several Hollywood movies. Built in 1962, the distinctive styling of the AMi Continental 2 reflects the esthetic of the modern space age. The Plexiglas dome over the turntable and the semi-circle of [...]

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Seeburg 100 Wall-O-Matic

October 18th, 2010 · 10 Comments

The Seeburg 100 Wall-O-Matic set shown here includes a remote song selector and two speakers. These components would have been connected to a central jukebox located elsewhere in the building. These worked with any jukebox in the Select-O-Matic series. The selector was designed to mount on a wall or it could also be placed on [...]

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Seeburg Q100 Jukebox

August 30th, 2010 · 15 Comments

The 1950s were the Silver Age of jukeboxes and the Seeburg boxes manufactured during this time were considered the best engineered and made by many jukebox fans and collectors. First released in November 1959, the Seeburg Q100 is a Select-O-Matic jukebox that can hold 50 45’s for a total of 100 selections. It also plays [...]

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The Wurlitzer Jukebox Company

July 22nd, 2009 · 16 Comments

The Wurlitzer family had a reputation for purchasing and making very fine instruments dating back to the 17th century in Saxony (a German-speaking region that became part of Germany in 1945). In 1853, 22-year-old Franz Rudolph Wurlitzer emigrated to the U.S. to make his own way, rather than joining the family business as was traditionally [...]

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The J.P. Seeburg Company

April 24th, 2009 · 24 Comments

A Swedish immigrant named Justus P. Seeburg founded the J.P. Seeburg Piano Company in 1902. The company began as a manufacturer of coin-operated electric pianos. These pianos were equipped with a music roll that indicated the notes to be played. The rolls could be changed depending on what music was popular at the time. In [...]

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