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Unknown Machine in Weiss-Stauffacher Video
By Matthew Caulfield

There is a three-minute video on YouTube titled "H.Weiss-Stauffacher
and some of his instruments".  You can find it most quickly by
searching "Stauffacher" on YouTube; it is the second of the two hits
you get by that search.  The machine I am trying to identify appears
for four seconds in the right-hand side of the picture from 1:36 to
1:39 into the video.

The machine is clearly some kind of device for marking or punching
a music roll.  I have seen a device just like that in a view of someone
else's roll-making studio.  I'd like to know what it is and what it
does.

Matthew Caulfield
Irondequoit, New York

 [ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdjS9CuxBgI
 [   H.Weiss-Stauffacher and some of his instruments  03:11
 [   Part of a 1977 French documentary
 [ -- Robbie


(Message sent Sat 5 May 2007, 22:34:45 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)

Key Words in Subject:  Machine, Unknown, Video, Weiss-Stauffacher

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