Jun 09, 2018 Finding the Piano’s Serial Number The serial number will be engraved on an interior metal plate located near the keys or on the pin block. On grand pianos, it may be hiding underneath the key slip. Contact a registered piano technician so that he/she can safely remove the necessary parts to access the serial code. View and Download GULBRANSEN E owner's manual online. Theatre organ and Traditional organ. E musical instrument pdf manual download.
Gulbransen Company was a musical instrument manufacturer of player pianos and home organs in the United States. It also made reed organs. It was originally established in 1904 by Axel Gulbransen as Gulbransen Piano Company. In the history of musical instruments, Gulbransen is notable for several innovations. To find out the age of your Gulbransen piano, you will need to know the piano's serial number. The serial number can be found stamped somewhere on the frame or soundboard. On grand pianos the number may be found on the key stop rail and/or the soundboard. The number shown is the last serial number manufactured in that year. GULBRANSEN DICKENSON GOLDEN TIGER OAK UPRIGHT PLAYER PIANO: No reserve on this beautiful early 20th century (Ca 1921) pump and electric player piano by Gulbransen with striking, highly grained quarter sawn oak case and ivory appearance keys. Plays 11' paper rolls. Serial number 157104. Measures 55 1/4' x 63' x 28'.
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2102 Hancock Street
San Diego CA 92110
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Gulbransen, Inc. founded in Chicago, Illinois by Axel Gulbransen.
Gulbransen, Inc. grows to be the world’s largest manufacturer of player pianos.
Gulbransen produces its first organ (reed pump organ).
Steinway and Gulbransen selected as the only two manufacturers of pianos for government use during World War II.
Gulbransen introduces the world’s first all transistor organ.
Gulbransen leads the high-tech home organ industry with many firsts: first electronic theater organ; first built-in automatic rhythm; first realistic piano voice in an organ; first instant playback; first automatic-walking bass plus many others.
Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) purchases Gulbransen, Steinway and Sons; Rodgers Organs; Gemeinhardt Flute; Lyon and Healy Harp; Fender Rhodes and others to form the world’s most prestigious musical instrument company.
Gulbransen acquired from CBS by a California music company. Gulbransen continues the effort started at CBS to create high quality wave synthesis of instrumental sounds with enough oscillators to be used on organs where many different instruments must be available simultaneously.
Gulbransen produces its first wave synthesis ASICs and enters the technology business selling complete designs of digital pianos to manufacturers in Asia.
Digital pianos using Gulbransen technology take over more than 50% of the market in Korea. Gulbransen patents an optical sensor strip which detects velocity of piano keys for use with MIDI devices. Elton John, Billy Joel and others choose the Gulbransen MIDISystem for use in their acoustic pianos.
Gulbransen re-spins its ASICs increasing the output accuracy to 20 bits and installs 18 bit DACs to eliminate all vestiges of background hiss.
Gulbransen begins custom designs to penetrate the PC integrated circuit market with low-cost, high-quality wave synthesis, full custom chips, which are backward compatible with existing software. Additionally, Gulbransen introduces a high quality portable digital hymn player containing over 5,000 songs for the church market.
Gulbransen introduces the G392, the first PC sound chip with the capabilities to play 64 simultaneous voices through a hardware based synthesizer engine.
World renowed keyboard manufacturer, Baldwin Pianos, selects the Gulbransen MIDISystem as the foundation component in launching its Concert Master piano line.
Gulbransen sells the assets of its chip design division to National Semiconductor. Gulbransen continues its musical instrument manufacturing business. The company’s highly regarded MIDISystems line and the Gulbransen Digital Hymnal remain defining, state-of-the-art, music products.
(The above is from the ” Gulbransen Web site” )
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