EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY COLLECTION OF HISTORIC MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS

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List K: Ancillary Equipment

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Batons and Metronomes
(455)Baton.Circa 1830.
(472)Baton.Probably 19th century.
(899)Baton.Late 19th or early 20th century.
(3579)Baton20th century.
(3700)Baton.Possibly Edinburgh, 1872.
(451)Baton.Brook & Son, Edinburgh, 1929.
(449)Baton.20th century.
(452)Baton.20th century.
(457)Baton.20th century.
(459)Baton.20th century.
(460)Baton.20th century.
(3803)Baton.20th century.
(3804)Baton.20th century.
(5909)Baton.Porteous, 20th century.
(474)Metronome.J. Wagner, Paris, {25016}.
(473)Metronome.Rudall Carte & Co, London, November 1884.
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Pitch pipes and tuning forks
(1694)Pitch pipe.Probably Britain, 19th century.
(1076)Pitch pipe.Probably England, 19th century.
(3187)Pitch pipe.Probably England, 19th century.
(231)Double pitch pipe, c 1910. 
(1826)Reed pitch pipes: G3; D4; A4; E5.Probably mid 20th century.
(2353)Reed pitch pipes: G3; D4; A4; E5.Hohner, Germany, late 19th or early 20th century.
(1839)Reed pitch pipes.Late 19th or early 20th century.
(1840)Reed pitch pipes.Japan, c 1975.
(3581)Reed pitch pipes.Late 19th or early 20th century.
(3822)Octave free reed pitch-pipes, separate.Jiaoyinguan.
(3821)Octave free reed pitch-pipes, dial.Tin-Tong.
(3200)Reed pitch pipe, adjustable. 
(480)Set of eight tuning forks: C4 to C5.Circa 1850.
(482)Five tuning forks: F5, F5, F5, E5, E5.Circa 1850.
(1715)Three tuning forks: C; A; B-flat.Late 19th or early 20th century.
(481)Pair of tuning forks: A4 and C5.Cramer & Co, London, c 1850.
(1043)Tuning forks: D5.Late 19th or early 20th century.
(3870)Tuning fork. 
(477)Resonated tuning fork: A4.Secretan, Paris, c 1865 (1855-1871).
(6003)Resonated tuning fork.Boosey & Co, London, a 1933.
(918)Chime bar: A4.Probably circa 1935.
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Miscellaneous equipment and tools
(3573)Music stand.Probably early 19th century.
(3574)Music stand.Early or mid 19th century.
(3575)Music stand.Mid 19th century.
(3576)Music stand.Mid 19th century.
(1737)Ruling pen. 
(2700)Practice keyboard.Virgil, London or Berlin, c 1900.
(3805)Case for batons. 
(3913)Case. 
(478)Spirit level.A. Reid, Edinburgh, probably c 1850.
(1271-1276)Makers' mark punches.Probably England, mid 19th century.
(1277)Labels.Mid 19th century.
(2806)Shop sign.Probably late 19th century.
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Chordophone-related apparatus
(1040)Two harpsichord jacks.Circa 1925.
(1045)Model harpsichord jack.
(2466)Display of piano mechanisms.J. Paterson (Edinburgh) and other makers, after c 1880.
(2467)Display of piano mechanism.Circa 1925.
(486)Piano action, upright.National Piano Actions, Ltd, London, c 1920.
(488)Piano action, upright.Herrburger, Brooks, c 1920.
(487)Piano action, grand.Herrburger, Brooks, c 1920.
(775)Monochord.Probably c 1850.
(499)Monochord.Probably c 1850.
(781)4-string demonstration instrument.Probably c 1850.
(1992)Bridges possibly for a monochord.Probably c 1850.
(1994)Strings, probably for a monochord.Probably c 1850.
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Aerophone-related apparatus
(585)Stern's tone variator.Kohl, Chemnitz, c 1910.
(489)Demonstration pipe.Possibly Hudson, London, c 1850.
(492)Set of 4 organ pipes.Probably Deleuil, Paris, c 1850.
(493)Set of three organ pipes.Probably Deleuil, Paris, c 1850.
(494)Set of 4 organ pipes. 
(495)Set of 3 organ pipes.Probably Deleuil, Paris, c 1850.
(919)Organ pipe boot. 
(584a)Organ pipe chest, c 1908. 
(584b)Eight organ pipes, c 1908. 
(584c)Two organ pipes.C. Appunn & Söhne, Hanau, c 1908.
(584d)Tonmesser (Tone mixer)(several parts): (584d/1) C2; [(584d/2) possibly C1]; (584d/3) C4, E4, G4, C5; (584d/4) B1 or C2, E2, G2, B2 or C3; (584d/5) C4, E3, G3, C4.C. Appunn & Söhne, Hanau, c 1908.
(583a)Organ pipe chest. 
(583b)Four organ pipes.Circa 1908.
(583c)Three organ pipes.Circa 1908.
(583d)Two organ pipes.Rudolf Koenig, Paris, c 1908.
(583e)Four organ pipes.Rudolf Koenig, Paris, c 1908.
(583f)Organ pipe.Rudolf Koenig, Paris, c 1908.
(583g)Organ pipe.Rudolf Koenig, Paris, c 1908.
(491)Demonstration horn in C.Probably Britain, c 1850.
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Idiophone-related apparatus
(476)Dusting canisters.Probably c 1850.
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Theory-related apparatus
(704)Temperamental slide rule.
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