A J.P. Seeburg Style G orchestrian,

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Lot 195¤
A J.P. Seeburg Style G orchestrian,

Sold for US$ 35,000 inc. premium
A J.P. Seeburg Style G orchestrian,
produced by J. P. Seeburg Piano Co. of Chicago and using a pneumatic action powered by an electric motor. The instrument is operated by changeable perforated paper rolls that each contain ten different tunes, both operatic and orchestral. The instruments inside, many of which can be seen when the doors are opened with a key, include a piano, two ranks of organ pipes (flute and violin), snare drum, bass drum, cymbal, and triangle. Artistically decorated with leaded art-glass panels which include pastoral scenes with cabins, windmills and lakes. Center doors are flanked by 3-dimensional touches all in multi-colored glass. Some wear to finish, 4th panel to right has small break to black-stained glass, cracks in tan lens, and 3rd panel has crack at top.

Footnotes

  • J. P. Seeburg Piano Co. of Chicago was the leader in the automatic piano business in the teens and 1920's.
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A J.P. Seeburg Style G orchestrian,
A J.P. Seeburg Style G orchestrian,
A J.P. Seeburg Style G orchestrian,
A J.P. Seeburg Style G orchestrian,
A J.P. Seeburg Style G orchestrian,
A J.P. Seeburg Style G orchestrian,
A J.P. Seeburg Style G orchestrian,
A J.P. Seeburg Style G orchestrian,
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