· SCHWEIGHOFER · 1892 · CATALOGUE · .
These are images from the Schweighofer 100-year Jubilee Catalogue (published in 1892). The catalogue includes a history of the company, drawings and descriptions of various grand and upright piano models, as well as action drawings and images of the factory. The text is in German.
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Cover & introduction
Very old piano models
~ 1792 - Oldest Schweighofer square piano
~ 1842 - Concert grand
Contemporary piano models - in 1892, the date of the catalogue:
~ Concert grands description, model I
~ Concert, medium & baby grand pianos with repetition action, cast iron frame, models I, Ia and II
~ Medium & baby grand with repetition action, models Ia and II (description)
~ Concert grand & smaller pianos with Viennese action, cast iron frame, models III and IV
~ Mignon grand with Viennese action, cast iron frame, model VII
~ Grands with composite (forged) iron frames, models V, Va and VI
<= model VI
~ Upright piano, baroque style
~ Upright piano, "black wood" style
Fig. 1 - double escapement repetition action for concert grands
Fig. 2 - half-English (or Anglo-German) repetition action for model Ia and II grands
Fig. 3 - Viennese action
Fig. 4 - upright piano action
Factory & Clavier-Salon:
The catalogue was graciously provided by Alexander Langer from Klagenfurt, Austria. He can be contacted for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org .