to a Celebration of BAL-AMi Jukeboxes
BAL-AMi was the biggest British
manufacturer and distributor of jukeboxes in the golden beat-boom
era of the late 1950's through to the early 1960's. A number of people (older than me ...) who were around at the
time have helped to build up a history of the company. However,
I'm always looking for more information, and I'll publish the info
on this site. I'm also interested in hearing from anyone with BAL-AMi
stories to tell, and BAL-AMi pictures are welcome.
In particular, I am trying to
track down any photos that may exist of a van that Balfour decked
out in BAL-AMi logos - there is a project ongoing to recreate one of
Feel free to
me if you can help with any of the above.
For my own part, I'm just a
BAL-AMi owner, and am definitely not an expert on how they work
and fault-finding - so it's probably not worth asking
! The best way to get sound technical advice on BAL-AMi jukeboxes
is to join the British
Jukebox Owners' forum (otherwise known
as BJO). It's free,
and they're quite a friendly bunch with years of experience.
In the meantime, take a tour of the site to
learn more about this once-famous jukebox manufacturer.
This web site was originally
published in November, 1997, and is brought to you from Enfield,
Last updated in
Some of the content on this web site is subject to copyright
ownership by myself. Most of the content has been kindly donated by
fellow jukebox enthusiasts who have given me permission to publish
their articles and photos. If you wish to reproduce anything from
this web site, it is a simple courtesy to
ask me first - I usually have no problem with this !! Sometimes
I have to also check back with the originator - and they usually say
yes as well !