Automatic String Instruments

Orchestrion "Fratinola"

    Orchestrion "Fratinola"

    Germany, Berlin

    1925-1927

    Heinrich Arnold, Philipps AG

    Wood, metal, steel, brass, felt, mirror; mechanical and carpentry works, varnishing, carving, veneering, turning

    Inscriptions on lid inner side and bar: “FRATINOLA”, “HEINRICH ARNOLD”, “FRATI & CO./ BERLIN N. 58”, “ZWEIGNIEDERLASSUNG DER PHILIPPS AKTIEN-CESELLSCHAFT”, “DARMSTADT”. In the tape drive section: “Rücklauf”, “Ausschalten”, “Einschalten”, “ab MANDOLINE an”, “ab XYLOPHON an”, “TEMPO”, “LANGSAM / SCHNELL”, “lentement / vite”, “slowly / quickly”

    Инв.1914/ММП