Orguinette – hand crank organ [style "c"] – with paper music roll – antique -. Gilt-stenciled walnut cases with patent dates to oct. Hand crank paper roll organ made by the. A high quality turn of the 20th century.
From a private estate – organ has not. Been touched for over 50 years but. Paper roll has no tears or damage. Patent dates can be seen stamped on the accumulator bellows (photo). No attempt has been made to restore in any way. And guaranteed to play one paper music roll. It may need some adjustment. And fine tuning, however it is in remarkably good condition. Wood case has no cracks or damage. The first mechanical musical instruments to allow for a wide range of music played at will. In 1876, the centennial exposition in philadelphia included. And different countries, and so was probably the first occasion on which a real. Mechanical musical industry may be said to have existed.
Of companies began to manufacture and sell table-top organettes at the end of. Some used perforated cardboard disks, others small, wooden barrels. Known as cobs, but the majority played cardboard music rolls with a range of.
From the mechanical orguinette company included spools at each end, which made. The rolls easier to play accurately and to re-roll after use.
Through the mists of an old american tintype. Photograph, one can see a style ‘c’ organettes being played when new, the late 1880s. The style ‘c’ instrument had no spools, and the music roll. Can be seen hanging down at each side of the playing compartment.
The item “Mechanical Orguinette Organ Style C + Paper Music Roll Antique 1870s” is in sale since Tuesday, July 08, 2014. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Decorative Collectibles\Music Boxes\Pre-1900″. The seller is “yachtn” and is located in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin.
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