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Todd Augsburger's
Roller Organ Gallery

Several different models of Roller Organs were manufactured.

The Roller Organ early open case,
pedestal leg,
pressure model
(I'd be interested in purchasing
a particular style! See my
WANTED! page)
The Roller Organ The Roller Organ The Roller Organ
early pressure model,
similar to patent drawings
"March 14, 87"
The Roller Organ The Roller Organ
early pressure model,
similar to patent drawings
"Feb 6th 86"
The Gem Roller Organ (pressure) The Gem Roller Organ
pressure model
"Aug 11/87"
The Gem Roller Organ Shipping Crate The Gem Roller Organ
most common design
"Nov 15 1889",
typical shipping crate
The Roller Organ The Roller Organ The Roller Organ stencil The Roller Organ
one double-acting exhauster
"29-8-9" (Aug 29, 1889)
New American Musical Box New American Musical Box stencil New American Musical Box bellows New American Musical Box
one double-acting exhauster
"Jan 21 1891"
New American Musical Box New American Musical Box stencil New American Musical Box
(Gem style with stencil)
"Jul 3 1893"
Home Music Box Home Music Box
(missing name board)
"Dec 31 1901"
Svenska Roller Organ Svenska Roller Organ stencil Svenska Roller Organ
(Swedish stencil)
"15-7-9." (Jun 15, 1889)
Den Nya Amerikanska Rull Orgeln Den Nya Amerikanska Rull Orgeln stencil Den Nya Amerikanska Rull Orgeln
Norwegian equivalent to
"The New American Roller Organ"
"16-7-9." (Jun 16, 1889)
Health Merry-Go-Round Roller Organ Health Merry-Go-Round Roller Organ stencil Health Merry-Go-Round Roller Organ
(Gem style with stencil)
"May 13 1907"
Chautauqua Roller Organ (Gem style) Chautauqua Roller Organ
unusual style similar to Gem/Home
"Feb 10 1909"
(also seen as "New American ...")
Early Concert Roller Organ Early Concert Roller Organ Concert
early style with sound baffle,
double-acting exhausters
"Mar 8 1892"
Chautauqua Roller Organ Chautauqua Roller Organ
same style as "Concert Roller Organ"
"Jan 21 1897"
Grand Roller Organ Grand Roller Organ
expensive 32-note model
Other stencils I've seen ...
Cabinet stencil Sears stencil Cabinet Roller Organ (Concert),
Sears Roebuck & Co. (Gem)
... oddities and modifications ...
Concert hood Modified Concert Modified Gem Modified Concert Valve clips Gem with compartment Concert with rain hood,
Concert heavily modified for an organ grinder,
Left-handed high-speed Gem,
Reset lever on Concert with locks,
Valves with clips,
Gem with roller compartment