Patent Model - Improvement in Reed-Organs

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George Woods, Patentee
Production date
Jan 14 1873
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Wood, brass, ivory
12 x 10 x 6" (30.5 x 25.4 x 15.2cm)
Woods' patent "relates, first, to a combination, with a reed-organ, of vibratory metallic forks or hooks, actuated by a piano-action in connection with the keys, whereby the advantage is obtained of having an organ and piano combined in the same instrument; and consists, second, in an additional piano-stop, in combination with a reed-organ, by which the piano-action can be disconnected from the keys when not desired for action; third, in the general arrangement of the operating parts of a combined piano-action and reed-organ,..." (Patent Number 134,830)
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