Automatic one-man band is a collectable

By Kathleen Atkins
The adage about beauty being in the eye or ear of the beholder certainly applies to musical instruments as fully as it might to any other object. As it happens, the oddity featured in this video belongs to a category of invention both cherished and reviled since the 19th century, when a lot of them appeared.

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