Schaff Piano Product Catalog - page 170

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PRESTO BUYER’S GUIDE 1926
The blue book of American musical
instruments - pianos, players,
reproducing pianos and their
manufacturers. Published in 1926
this 170 page hardback book is an
excellent reference book from the
hey-day of the player piano.
No. 1674 -
Book. Each
QUESTIONS AND
ANSWERS
This 10 page pamphlet
is especially useful for
beginners in player work.
It consists of a compilation
of 213 of the most often
asked questions and their
answers.
No. 1664 -
Each
SIMPLEX PLAYER ACTION
This 40 page paper-bound booklet
is a reprint of the service manual for
the Simplex player action, which
was one of the most common player
mechanisms installed in pianos
during the 1920’s.
No. 1666 -
Each
THE REED ORGAN: ITS DESIGN
AND CONSTRUCTION
By H. F. Milne. This 168 page soft-bound
book details a vast amount of information
of how reed organs are constructed. It is a
practical guide for craftsmen with
instructions for making new reed organs
and chapters are included on tuning and
voicing.
No. 1673 -
Each
PLAYER PIANO AND ORGAN BOOKS
THE OPERATION OF THE STANDARD
REPRODUCING GRAND ACTION
For use with Recordo rolls. A thorough
explanation, complete with tubing chart,
of another version of the well known
Recordo expression system. Illustrated.
No. 1713 -
Each
MODERN ORGAN TUNING
By Herman Smith. An engaging
“How and Why” discussion of the
development of the pipe organ, and
the nature of the organ. Tuning
procedure and scientific principles
of organs are discussed in an
interesting manner. 120 pages.
No. 1706 -
Each
HARPSICHORD REGULATING
& REPAIRING
By Frank Hubbard. A treatise on tonal
design of antique harpsichords, antique
harpsichord actions, action regulation,
repairs and tuning. Many fine illustrations.
No. 1707 -
Each
AMPICO 1919 MANUAL WITH 1920
SUPPLEMENT
This rare book goes into detail about
the operating principles of the Ampico
action. Includes many illustrations and
diagrams.
No. 1708 -
Each
AMPICO MODEL A TUBING CHART
Blueprint of the tubing for the model A
Ampico grand, which is equally useful for
uprights. Made from an original factory
print. Although the clarity of this
reproduction is not as good as desired, it
is the best available, and will be helpful in
servicing these old instruments. The name
“Amphion” appears on the prints, and this
is the name of the firm that made the
original Ampico.
No. 1709 -
Each
WELTE-MIGNON (Licensee) TUBING
CHARTS
Expression devices and tubing charts
separately illustrated for both upright and
grand Welte-Mignon (Licensee) Models.
No. 1711 -
Each
SCHULZ PLAYER ACTION MANUAL
A reprint of this 1922 manual published by
M. Schulz Co. The Schulz action is
commonly found, and can be troublesome
to service because of its odd valve action.
No. 1712 -
Each
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