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Wurlitzer Orchestrion Patent 1156499 of 1912
By Jeff Bridges

Hey, everyone, check this out -- it's a player piano with drums
off to the side.  Thought this would make everyone drool!

Jeff Bridges

 [   Automatic musical instrument, Patent number: 1156499
 [   Filing date: Aug 19, 1912; Issue date: Oct 12, 1915
 [   Inventor: Julius Schwarz, Assignor to the Rudolph Wurlitzer
 [   Manufacturing Company of North Tonawanda, New York.
 [ It seems to be the basic patent encompassing the mechanisms of
 [ the Wurlitzer orchestrions.  -- Robbie

(Message sent Wed 4 Apr 2007, 17:56:09 GMT, from time zone GMT-0400.)

Key Words in Subject:  1156499, 1912, Orchestrion, Patent, Wurlitzer

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