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Reproducing grand piano "Steinway Duo-Art"

    Reproducing grand piano "Steinway Duo-Art"

    USA, New-York

    1926

    Steinway & Sons, The Aeolian Company

    Mahogany, ivory, metal, leather, felt; varnishing, casting, woodwork and mechanical works, polishing

    80 x 200 x 150 cm, 450 kg

    On the lid inner side: “STEINWAY/“PIANOLA” PIANO/“DUO-ART”, on key bottom support: “STEINWAY & SONS/NEW YORK”, trademark : “STEINWAY & SONS”, “NEW YORK”, “TRADE MARKS/HAMBURG / REGISTERED/U.S.PAT.OFF.” beneath: “TUBULAR METALLIC ACTION FRAME PAT.”, “MINIATURE REG. U.S. PAT. OFF.”, “STEINWAY & SONS NEW YORK HAMBURG”, “PATENT GRAND CONSTRUCTION 30. OCT. 1899”, “242279”, “OP”, “9”, “4”, “437”, “R”, “Or”, on the plates: “DUO-ART/ON OFF”, “REPEAT/ON OFF”, “NORMAL SOFT”, “REROLL”, “PLAY””, on the key slip: “ “NORMAL DOUX DANSE”, “SOLO/ACCOMP/DOUX/FORT”, “BASSE/DESSUS/FORT/DOUX”, “TEMPO”, “RETCUR”, “FERME MOTEUR OUVERT”

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    Reproducing grand piano in bordeaux wooden case of the classical shape, mahogany veneered, on three double supports with crossbeams, on casters, lyre backstay with two pedals is on the front side. The double-hinged lid closes the grand piano; musical stand for notes with the frame-shaped support, soundboard and cast frame with strings, inscriptions, trademark and serial number 242279 are under the lid. A keyboard with eighty-eight keys is closed by the flap-cover with lock and golden color inscriptions on its inner side “STEINWAY/ "PIANOLA"/PIANO/"DUO-ART". The engine on/off lever and levers of the separate volume and intonation adjustment with the inscriptions in French are in front of the keyboard on the key slip. Opening upwards lid with slotted central part is behind the keyboard. It covers the pneumatic unit, tracker bar and tape drive mechanism with plates above the Duo-Art movement on/off levers, tunes' playback and sound softness levers, tempo scale with numerals from 0 to 150 every 10th division and inscriptions “REROLL” and “PLAY”. Suction pump with electric motor is mounted inside the case; the twisted cord with two-pole plug carries out connection to the power supply. Eighty-two paper music rolls are in the set.
    Music storage: paper music roll.

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