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Q: Repair water globe. ( Answered,   1 Comment )
Subject: Repair water globe.
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: schultzy-ga
List Price: $15.00
Posted: 03 Jan 2004 16:07 PST
Expires: 02 Feb 2004 16:07 PST
Question ID: 292855
Where can I find a qualified reputable company/individual to restore
music box water/snow globe (liquid is cloudy with particles floating
in liquid)?  Music box and globe in good condition.  I just need the
liquid and snow replaced.
Subject: Re: Repair water globe.
Answered By: leader-ga on 03 Jan 2004 16:58 PST
Hello schultzy-ga:

It is such a pleasure to answer your question. I have located a few
businesses that can help you repair the snow globe. Most of the repair
services that I have included are also adept in working with musical
snow boxes. Please review:

According to Minneapolis Star Tribune Dick Heibel is one of the last
guys in the state who repairs snow boxes. His address is
1244 E. Woodley St., Northfield, MN 55057. 
Phone: 1-507-645-4571.
Contact Info taken from this page:

Another article from the Minneapolis Star Tribune has a whole article
on Dick Heibel. You will have to subscribe in order to read the
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Here is an excerpt from the Newspaper article. 

?Heibel is one of the last snow globe repairmen in the country. He'll
add new glass and water, fresh snow or glitter. Broken figures will be
repaired or replaced and musical movements fixed and tucked back into
the bases. This time of year is his busiest, as globes come out of
storage broken or get broken while on display. The busy time runs
through January because snow globes received as presents get broken,
sometimes by visiting grandchildren.?

T.L.C. Doll Hospital
2479 Sheridan Blvd.
Edgewater, CO
LINK to Repairs
?We also offer Snow Globe Repair. We put new globes on or clean and
refill your unbroken ones. We are unable to work on plastic snow
globes or any that have blue water in them.?

Musical Specialties Inc., 
28810 Crestridge Road, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA; 
Tel (310) 541-3068 Fax: (310) 541-3096
LINK to Repairs
They have 26 Years Experience in Repair/Restoration of Antique and
Modern Musical Articles. One of their customers has this to say:
?Tony has worked on rouge pieces for years. I know he has done good
work on them. Been told he does water globe repair now. He is in CA.?
Source of quote:

Herb Rabbin?s Snow Dome Repair Service
LINK to Repairs

More Snow Globe Links

Dmoz Directory of Snow Globe Websites

Earth Station9 Directory of Snow Globe Websites

Useful Search Strategy

?Snow globe repair?
?Snow and music box repair service?

I hope this helps. Please let me know, if you are not satisfied with
my answer. I will be obliged to serve your needs.

Subject: Re: Repair water globe.
From: peabodybones-ga on 09 Mar 2005 20:15 PST
Good link for empty plastic snowdomes and snowglobe kits:

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