Patent Model - Improvement in Iron Frames of Pianos

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Horatio Worcester, Patentee
Production date
Jun 03 1862
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Wood, brass
1 1/4 x 12 x 6" (3.2 x 30.5 x 15.2cm)
Worcester's patent "consists in making the plate in two pieces, D and F, the stationary part being fastened to the instrument in the usual manner, the part to which the strings are hitched D being constructed separately, with a link or opening in the base end, by which it is suspended to the abutment C on the stationary part F of the plate at the right-hand front corner..." (Patent Number 35,484)

The number on the patent tag (35,844) does not match the actual patent number for this model (35,484).
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