Patent Model - Finger-Exercising Device for Pianists

Maker and role
Alfons Gardner, Patentee
Production date
Feb 27 1883
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Pine (visual), brass, wool, leather
5 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 4" (13.3 x 6.4 x 10.2cm)
Gardner's invention "relates to the use of roundwire springs supported at one end by a wire rod on the wrist-strap, and also in the use of hooks upon the block for fastening the springs to the block when the instrument is not in use, and for the facility of carrying in the pouch or pocket..." (Patent Number 272,951)
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