Set of 8 large demonstration tuning forks
Accession Number: 2015.ph.712.1-10
Instrument Name: Koenig large demonstration tuning forks
Two sets of large tuning forks on two separate bases, each with four slots for forks. Includes a separate single stand for the largest fork. Tuning forks have brass adjustments.
2015.ph.712.1 includes tuning forks from 192 through 512.
2015.ph.712.2 includes tuning forks from 512-1024.
2015.ph.712.3 includes largest fork and single stand mount.
Primary Materials: Wood, Steel, Brass
Markings on one wooden stand (ph.712.1): SOL1-UT2., 192-256.V.S.; UT2-MI2., 256-320.; MI2-SOL2., 320-384.; SOL2-UT3., 384-512.
Markings on other wooden stand (ph.712.2): SOL2-UT5., 584-512.V.S.; UT3-MI3., 512-640.; MI3-SOL3., 640-768.; SOL3-UT4., 768-1024.
Dimensions (cm): 44
Minor wear and tear. Wooden bases are slightly chipped around the edges and forks are slightly oxidized in a few areas.
Listed in David Pantalony’s “Altered Sensations” on p.126 as a set of eight large tuning forks that were for used for demonstrations in Toronto in 1882.