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Unique Catalogue reference number

Accession list letter and number

Status of this record and
date of last change of status

Instrument name

Manufacturer

Model

Date and 
place of manufacture

Intended for use in

Original Power source

Power source now

Instrument status

Short description

Technology used

Media played

Owner

Rarity (guess at working examples worldwide)

Date acquired

How acquired

Current location in Museum

Orchestrion

38

M

52

Draft

2024-04-24

Orchestrion

Imhof & Mukle

No. 3147

1899

Vöhrenbach, a small town in the Black Forest

Private house

Electricity (100V DC)

Electricity (100V DC)

Playable and frequently demonstrated on tours

A domestic orchestrion (electrically powered self-playing organ), designed for use in a large house. This orchestrion was the model on display until 1966 in Imhof’s showroom in New Oxford Street, central London.

Pipe organ and other instruments operated by pneumatics, bellows and player transport mechanism operated by electric motor.


74 key. Thin cardboard rolls, enclosed in a wooden cassette, unique to this make & model.

Musical Museum

1966

Donated by Imhofs.

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