Patent Model - Improvement in Pianos

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George Caddick, Patentee
Production date
Apr 16 1878
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Wood, metal
1 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/4" (3.8 x 19.1 x 15.9cm)
Caddick's patent "relates to upright pianos; and consists in a number of tubes or bars composed of iron, steel, or other metal, with screw-threaded sockets on their ends. These are placed between the sound-board and strings of the instrument, pass through the bridge, and abut against the wrest-plank and plate-plank; having a metal bearing-bar, provided either with bosses to receive the ends of the tubes or equivalent devices intervening between the ends of the tubes and said wrest and plate planks." (Patent Number 202,408)
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