Keyboard Player Patents

NumberDescriptionInventorFiled   IssuedAssigneeInstrument/
Comment
145793Improvement in Piano and Organ AttachmentsLéon J. FrémauxJul 26, 1873Dec 23, 1873
215155Improvement in Self-Playing Attachments for Key-Board InstrumentsEdward Forbes O'NeillJan 17, 1879May 6, 1879
216429Improvement in Attachments for Musical InstrumentsMason J. MatthewsMar 13, 1879Jun 10, 1879Mason & Hamlin Organ Company
218663Improvement in Automatic Attachments For Key-Board Musical InstrumentsJ. Wright ChambersDec 14, 1878Aug 19, 1879
223387Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsChristopher C. ReynoldsMay 27, 1879Jan 6, 1880himself and William G. Young
224152Automatic Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsWilliam J. CraneJul 10, 1879Feb 3, 1880Charles W. Barker
227083Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsJoseph F. WhiteDec 4, 1879Apr 27, 1880E.P. Needham & Son
227461Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsJoseph F. WhiteMay 27, 1879May 11, 1880E.P. Needham & Son
231723Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsJohn E. JonesFeb 13, 1880Aug 31, 1880A.L. Stetson
236830Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsFrancis E. MooreJun 3, 1880Jan 18, 1881
255609Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsGilbert R. ElliottMay 6, 1881Mar 28, 1882one-half to Joseph A. Harris
261360Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsGeorge B. KellyApr 10, 1882Jul 18, 1882
269810Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsFrancis E. MooreMar 30, 1888Dec 26, 1882Edward L. Rand
277067Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsJoseph SchwertnerJan 22, 1883May 8, 1883
280043Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsSylvester JenkinsAug 20, 1882Jun 26, 1883
290430Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsJethro Matson HooperMar 29, 1883Dec 18, 1883
299492Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsEdward Forbes O'NeillOct 2, 1863May 27, 1884himself and Ira D. Cady
326412Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsWilliam R. EddingtonMar 14, 1884Sep 15, 1885
326413Mechanical Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsWilliam R. EddingtonMar 14, 1884Sep 15, 1885
364041Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsHenry RichardsSep 10, 1880May 31, 1887
3714221)Mechanical Key-Board PlayerJules CarpentierMay 28, 1867Oct 11, 1887
4196902)Mechanical Key-Board PlayerGustave Paul Le DanJan 9, 1889Jan 21, 1890
4282443)Apparatus For Playing Key InstrumentsPaul EhrlichSep 2, 1887May 20, 1890The Fabrik Leipziger Musikwerke (Paul Ehrlich & Co.)Ariston
430065Key-Board Self-Playing AttachmentJoseph D. Case and Clark W. EvansSep 10, 1886Jun 10, 1890
434384Key-Board Attachment for PianosCasper De VilbissMar 21, 1890Aug 12, 1890
440995Key-Board Attachment for Musical InstrumentsCasper De VilbissAug 5, 1890Nov 18, 1890
476197Mechanical Attachment for Pianos and OrgansJohn Emery Harriman, Jr.Feb 28, 1891May 31, 1892one-fourth to John N. Webb
514259Attachment for Musical InstrumentsGeorge BrownSep 27, 1893Feb 6, 1894
523829Automatic Organ-PlayerJohn August BrodinNov 27, 1893Jul 31, 1894
531413Mechanism for Actuating Keyboards by Means of Perforated CardsClaude GavioliMay 3, 1894Dec 25, 1894
556519Musical InstrumentDaniel H. RoweSep 30, 1895Mar 17, 1896
592641Automatic Piano-PlayerWilliam D. Parker and Edward H. WhiteApr 5, 1897Oct 26, 1897Edward H. White
653529Automatic Piano or Organ PlayerCharles W. RichardsFeb 3, 1900Jul 10, 1900
663118Pneumatic Piano-Playing ActionJames W. CrooksMay 16, 1900Dec 4, 1900James W. Crooks, Ernest M. Skinner and Winchester Veazie
681730Electric Piano-PlayerTimothy B. PowersJul 11, 1900Sep 3, 1901The Magnetic Piano Company
685245Keyboard-PlayerErnst Ludwig Georg Carl Theodor Bielefeldt and Richard Friedrich Ernst Leopold SilwarMay 20, 1901Oct 29, 1901
730504Keyboard-OperatorOtto Adolf WoltersFeb 4, 1903Jun 9, 1903
779323Piano-PlayerFrederick SheppyJun 20, 1904Jan 3, 1905one-half to Edwin Gordon
840048Instrument for Playing Organs or HarmoniumsJames Henry DaweDec 30, 1903Jan 1, 1907Panels Limited
868740Electrical Piano-Playing AttachmentJoseph WeberSep 14, 1905Oct 22, 1907
893710Autopneumatic Music-Playing InstrumentWalter R. CrippenJul 11, 1907Jul 1908Fred W. Moore
1504531Piano-PlayerHenry Thompson and William R. OystonNov 18, 1920Aug 12, 1924Henry Thompson
16435624)Keyboard Musical InstrumentStanislaus KucharskiApr 1, 1925Sep 27, 1927
2488170Automatic Player Mechanism for Musical InstrumentsPeter T. Calamari and Paul F. MurdockMar 10, 1949Nov 15, 1949The Aeolian Company
2953957Piano PlayerLee B. Skinner, William H. Williams and John A. WestfieldDec 12, 1955Sep 27, 1960
1) Patented in France Oct 31, 1884 No. 165133, in England Jun 10, 1885 No. 7096, in Belgium Jun 12, 1885 No. 69244, in Germany Jun 23, 1885 No. 34101, in Austria-Hungary Oct 27, 1885 No. 21869, No. 51022
2) Patented in France Sep 27, 1887 No. 186094, in Belgium Sep 28, 1887 No. 79024, in England Oct 4, 1887 No. 13424
3) Patented in Germany Nov 12, 1886 No. 41036 and Jan 9, 1887 No. 41933
4) Filed in Germany Mar 29, 1924
 
 
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