|Welcome to our before and after page for Phonograph restoration.
Here we post pictures of our work with full restoration of Phonographs
and Phonograph assemblies.
Pictured are table model phonographs, however we also restore floor
Check back often to see the updates as they are available.
Before and after pictures of a beautiful Columbia BY Disc
Graphophone phonograph restored with new nickel plating,
refinished dark mahogany case, new felt on turntable,
We got the old Columbia Phonograph back
about a week ago and I am still in shock
over how good it looks and how well it
plays....... I could not believe what I saw
when I opened the boxes from your shop.
There was the old phonograph all shiny and
looking as good as, if not better than, the
day it was new.
Rebuilt tonearm and reproducer for aVictrola with new nickel plating, paint, and reproducer parts.
Fully restored Columbia Graphophone cylinder
phonograph with repainted and striped horn, rebuilt
motor, refinished case
559 SW Belmont Ave
Lawton, OK 73501
Shenandoah Antique Restoration
Restorers of Antique Phonographs
Before and after pictures of Columbia Graphophone parts that were Re-Plated with Nickel for a Full restoration.
Call us for information about our Re-Plating Services
After Re- Plating
A beautifully restored Columbia BL Graphophone by
Shenandoah Restoration restored from the ground up,
new nickel plating, restored finish, rebuilt motor and
Victor model R - - before and after. Horn
straightened & re-painted, Case finish restored,
Motor and soundbox rebuilt.
Edison Standard cylinder phonograph - Completely restored with 2-4 minute rebuilt
motor, new mandrel, and both C and H reproducers.
Rebuilt motor and Bedplate
Edison Standard ---- 2-4 minute
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A Columbia Graphophone Type I restored for the American Womans League chapter house
restoration in Calvert , Texas circa 1910
These phonographs were used by the women at the Womans League house to play the records that
were shipped from chapter to chapter in the case below. We also restored the case as shown.
After Restoration Graphophone
"The Calvert Woman's Club, sponsor of the Katy Hamman-Stricker Women's Heritage
Center in Calvert, Texas, is so pleased with the Columbia Graphophone and traveling
back the ambiance of the period with your restoration. When the music fills the building,
it will be like being back in 1909. The ladies of that period and we of the new period thank
you so very much for attention to every detail including the instructions. You have put
the finishing touches on our restoration of the only restored American Woman's League
building in existence. "
Katy Hamman-Stricker Women's Heritage Center
Columbia Model AT Graphophone
motor and upper works completely restored
and rebuilt. New paint and decals.
Before being restored
Columbia AT Graphophone
The Pathe - - Model 12 Project
A Complete Restoration
This phonograph was in pieces when shipped to us
with badly warped cabinet panels and rotted wood in
places. The quarter sawn oak case was re-
constructed and finished along with the mechanical
components being re-built.
Before weeks of restoration work to put the Pathe Model 12 back into playable condition
|Columbia BII Graphophone with Oak "Music Master" horn
The solid oak horn was
restored by Sights and
Sounds of Edison, Milan,
3 Spring Motor and
reproducer were rebuilt, all
nickel replated, and Oak
case was refinished by
Before pics of the above Columbia BII Graphophone
Below is another Columbia BY Disc Graphophone restored by Shenandoah
Before Motor rebuild, new
nickel plating, mahogany case
refinished, new decals,
polished horn, new turntable
felt, rebuilt reproducer
Before restoration pictures of an Edison Home phonograph with
Cygnet 10 panel horn. The lid had damage, the horn elbow was missing
and the phonograph was in generally aged condition.
After restoration with refinished case, new motor
Edison made this phonograph for only 2 months, Nov. 1907 - Jan. 1908. The Ideal name was
changed to Idealia after that. The copper oxidized upper works and mahogany case make it very
After restoration with new copper oxidized finish, case refinish, motor and upper rebuild, new 11
panel cygnet horn and crane.
At Shenandoah Restoration we have the capability to completely re-veneer the lids of
Edison cylinder phonographs . Don't discard the lid because of loose veneer, we can repair
and restore it.
Damaged veneer on the lid is removed and new veneer is
installed and the lid glued back together.
Completely new veneer and finishing
work on Edison lid
Phonograph restoration projects we have completed for
our customers at Shenandoah Restoration
Columbia Disc Graphophone before and after pictures. This Graphophone had been eaten by termites and had to
have all moldings along the bottom re-made, along with a complete restoration in all other areas.
After restoration of all areas,.... motor, tonearm, table, back bracket, horn
re-painted and gold striping.
Replacement oak moldings installed and