Scale Summary

Music Roll Scales

The following tables cover all known scales that were used on American-made band organs and roll systems.
This includes all scales, even those that were not 8 to the inch spacing. Some, such as those by Luigi Bacigalupo,
are no longer in existence.

Summary of American Band Organ Roll Scales (Courtesy Of Fred Dahlinger)
Table Notes:
-All rolls spooled except double asterisk** are endless.
-Endless origin denoted by single asterisk *
-AH = Allan Herschell Co.,
-TRT = TRT Manufacturing Co.
-B. A. B. activity dates are from period advertisements and Treasures, 469-470.
-TRT production from Ralph Tussing production ledger, courtesy Matthew Caulfield and Julie Porter
-GB65EOA = Gebrüder Bruder 65-keyless Elite Orchestra “Apollo”


Manufacturer: Welte
Origin
Holes
Origin
ID
Start
Production
End
Production
Continuation [Comments]
75 75 1887 c1919 c1911 for organ
100 100 c1910 1929
120 120 1887 c1919 c1911 for organ


Manufacturer: de Kleist
Origin
Holes
Origin
ID
Start
Production
End
Production
Continuation [Comments]
38 120 1906 1908 Wurlitzer 1909-1913
41 105 1906 1908 Wurlitzer 1909-?
44 110 1906 1908 Wurlitzer 1909-?
45 125 1906 1908 Wurlitzer 1909-1945 See TRT
46 130 1906 1908 Wurlitzer 1909-?
48 100 1907? 1908 Wurlitzer 1909-?
49 135 1907? 1908 Wurlitzer 1909-?
49 140 1906 1908 Wurlitzer 1909-1911
54 150 1906 1908 Wurlitzer 1909-1945 See AH
& TRT
100 155
“Monster”
1904 1919 Wurlitzer 1901-c1912
122 160
“Mammoth”
1907 1909 Wurlitzer 1909-?


Manufacturer: NTMIW
Origin
Holes
Origin
ID
Start
Production
End
Production
Continuation [Comments]
49 44* c1908 ?
49 46* c1908 c1929
52** 52* c1908 c1921 5 Bass
53 48* c1908 c1929 3 Bass
53 53* c1913 c1920
87 82* c1908 c1929


Manufacturer: Bacigalupo
Origin
Holes
Origin
ID
Start
Production
End
Production
Continuation [Comments]
48 c1911 c1917
52 c1911 c1917
59 c1911 c1917
65 c1911 c1917
76 c1911 c1917
96 c1911 c1917


Manufacturer: Wurlitzer
Origin
Holes
Origin
ID
Start
Production
End
Production
Continuation [Comments]
75/GB65EOA 165 1914 1945 See AH & TRT
112 180 1922 c1935
75 Caliola 1928 c1940’s See TRT
75 APP 1908 1934 1930 End for 65 note;
1928 End for Caliola
52 Pianino 1904 c1933 1931 End Style 50 Kiddie Organ
75 Parker Wurlitzer 165 c1919 ? Bacigalupo Arrangements


Manufacturer: Artizan Factories
Origin
Holes
Origin
ID
Start
Production
End
Production
Continuation [Comments]
49/NTMIW 46*,(X),(A) c1923 c1930 Wurlitzer (A) 1930’s
53/NTMIW 48*(B) c1925 1930 Wurlitzer (B) 1930’s
52/NTMIW52** 52* c1925 1930 Wurlitzer 1930’s
61/NTMIW52 57* (C) c1923 1930 Wurlitzer (C) 1930’s
61/NTMIW52 61* (D) c1923 1930 Wurlitzer (D) 1930’s
87/NTMIW 82* (E) c1925 c1930’s Wurlitzer (E) 1930’s
75 Wurlitzer APP c1928 1930 Wurlitzer Rolls For Air-Calio


Manufacturer: B.A.B.
Origin
Holes
Origin
ID
Start
Production
End
Production
Continuation [Comments]
49/NTMIW 46* c1928 c1957
52/NTMIW** 52* c1928/30 1936
53/NTMIW 48* c1928/1930 1957
61/Artizan 57* c1928 1930
61/Artizan 61* c1928/1930 1936
65 65 c1928/1932 1945
67/GB65EOA 66 1928 1957
87/NTMIW 82 c1928/1930 1936
87/Gavioli 87 c1928/1932 1951


Manufacturer: Allan Herschel
Origin
Holes
Origin
ID
Start
Production
End
Production
Continuation [Comments]
54 Wurlitzer 150 1946 1946
75 Wurlitzer 165 1946 1946


Manufacturer: T.R.T. Manufacturing Co.
Origin
Holes
Origin
ID
Start
Production
End
Production
Continuation [Comments]
45 Wurlitzer 125 1947 c1964
54 Wurlitzer 150 1947 c1966
75 Wurlitzer 165 1947 c1967
75 Wurlitzer Caliola 1948 1958
75 Wurlitzer APP 1947 1958

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