Patent Model - Improvement in Reed-Organs

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George Blatchford (Canadian), Patentee
Production date
Jun 25 1878
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Wood, metal
8 x 11 x 7" (20.3 x 27.9 x 17.8cm)
"This invention has reference to such improvements in my resonant-chamber for organs as will produce a more distinct and perfect vibration of the changer; also, a more solid and distinct volume of sound; and lastly, a more perfect control of the sounds produced, so as to produce or bring out a crescendo or diminuendo at will and with less effort." (Patent Number 205,341)
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