A Hupfeld Sinfonie-Jazz Orchestrion,
Circa 1927, style No. 19,
Piano 181096, Werk 82811 stamped on a brass tag pinned to the left-hand side of the case
With a total of 36 pipes, with eighteen of each for lotus flutes and saxophone, with vibrato function, the piano with mandolin attachment accompanied by nine fox-trot bells, the bass drum with tympani effect, snare drum, tympani-beaters, crash cymbal, tap cymbal, hi-hat cymbal, woodblock with both forte and piano hammers, and triangle, in striking oak cabinet in the Art Deco taste, with plain double-hinged roll-bar doors, the flat and slightly reserved plain pediment over roll-moulded edge, the main central panel diagonally veneered with open squared-fret spandrels, and applied rounded appliqué of a stylised crown with scroll base, flanked by vertical panels with relief carved detail, matching appliqués of diamond lozenges centred by bar-form electroliers with wood mounts, plain hinged keyboard lid bearing the maker's banner title inside, straight square keyboard under-tier supports, on wheels.
With 100 rolls.
8'3" high 5'9"wide 3'deep