Virgil

Downright Upright, A History of the Canadian Piano Industry, by Wayne Kelly, 1991, Natural Heritage/Natural History Inc. :

pg. 93--"...Plaola - possibly a name taken over by [R.S.] Williams and used on a player-piano line."
pg.117--"Plaola Piano Company--Oshawa.  Manufactured player pianos only.  Possibly a subsidiary of R.S. Williams c. 1910."


Jim Carino wrote of his Virgil gramophone, by the Plaola Piano Company, for Antique Phonograph News here:  <<http://www.capsnews.org/apn2012-6.htm>>


The following images are of his machine, taken in November, 2011:

  

 



He also found the following from the Toronto Star, Saturday October 11, 1919, pg. 3:







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