Automatic String Instruments

Pianola "Schell Music"

    Pianola "Schell Music"

    USA, Jefferson City, Montana

    circa 1920

    Schell Music Co.

    Wood, metal, glass, leather; mechanical and carpentry works, stained enamel, glazing, casting

    157 x 71 x 134 cm, 350 kg

    Marks: on the cast-iron frame decalcomania “Shell Music Co./JEFFERSON CITY.MO.”, “FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MUSIC 223411 / NATIONAL PIANO MANUFACTURERSASS”, cast: “BELL METAL NEW IMPROVED SCALE”, “147756”, on the wooden parts of the case: “4775”