September 9 & 10, 2022 The Henri Krijnen Collection
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/9/2022
1912, BELGIUM: Towards the end of Mortier's production, these Art Deco organs were mechanically similar to the earlier style organs, but with the addition of an accordion, they were able to add a modern café style instrument to the collection. By that time Mortier's dominance among Belgium dance organ makers was being challenged by Gebr. Decap, who also made superb dance orchestrions in the modern style. This instrument started its life in 1912 as a large size dance organ in Belgium. In 1990 it was acquired by Henri Krijnen, who enlisted Decap Herentals to downsize the organ to fit the original Mortier façade he had acquired. It was subsequently restored by Martin Conrads of Holland, where special attention was taken to give the instrument a modern sound. The addition of the accordion, some additional noted pipes and a MIDI system all have added to the wonderful sound. This Mortier will play on either tune cards or MIDI. As has been the movement for some time now with modern dance organ builders like Gebr. Decap working to a more modern sound and popular music, this instrument has achieved that sound and is worthy of a listen, so you can experience its contemporary qualities. Visit and click on the link to view, more importantly, listen to the video. CONSIDERATIONS: Restored, and playing beautifully on tune card and on MIDI. Comes with 46 tune cards.

This is not a standard shippable item and will require 3rd party shipping or pickup arrangements to be made.

Condition: (Excellent).

Item Dimensions: 110" x 54" x 112".
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $30,000.00
Final prices include buyers premium:
Estimate: $60,000 - $125,000
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Saturday, September 10, 2022.
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