Home of the British-Made VINTAGE Originals
A fascinating insight into the highs
(and lows!) of the Dubreq
company, with the direct help and
input from the original
manufacturer and Dubreq’s
founder & MD, Mr. Burt Coleman.
Stylophone inventor Brian Jarvis
inspecting a production model.
so GET READY for our BRAND NEW fresh and
exciting stylophone website, coming very soon….
After more than 20 years, we think it’s about time for a makeover!.
We’re all beginning to creak at the edges a little, and our current website is
now looking as old as the instruments themselves.
We will be ‘on hold’ for a very short while, but it’s time for a change, and we
can’t wait to get started. Here are just some of things coming your way…
The COMPLETE HISTORY of the stylophone from its’ birth at a film
dubbing/recording company, right through the Dubreq years and beyond.
(We’ll be including some of our own history also, as we’ve now been
involved with these instruments even longer than the original company!)
Invented by Brian Jarvis at the MOVIECOL
company in London, a brand new British
musical instrument called a ‘stylophone’ was
shown to the press in 1967.
1968 would eventually see the manufacture
and launch of this instrument through a new
Plus: photos, tear-downs, sound samples, comparisons, advertising
One simple aim… to list ALL the stylophones we can find (and we
have many here already!).
Basically, if they fit the dictionary definition of a
stylophone instrument, you’re likely to find it here.
Please bear with us while we do this… there’s an absolute MOUNTAIN
of stuff to go through and be uploaded. It will be an ongoing project
with something ‘new’ added between your visits, but I know we will
enjoy doing it, hopefully as much as you will enjoy reading about it.
Check back soon, you’ll know we’re under way
when the links go ‘live’.
The full story of this little instrument is fascinating,
For enquiries and information on ALL
PRODUCTS bearing the logos of the new
Dubreq company as above, please visit:
all history / information shown on this
website relating to the original Dubreq
company and their products bear the
logo designs as shown below…