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STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; WIND-ACTUATED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACCORDIONS OR CONCERTINAS; PERCUSSION MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (automatic musical instruments G10F; combinations of microphones, pick-ups or amplifiers with musical instruments G10H; sound-producing devices not regarded as musical instruments or parts thereof G10K)
NOTE
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This subclass covers certain stringed musical instruments that can optionally include a keyboard, e.g. zithers.

This subclass does not cover pianos, harpsichords, spinets or similar stringed instruments provided by design with one or more keyboards, which are covered by subclass G10C.

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General design of stringed musical instruments (pianos or similar instruments with keyboard G10C)
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{
Materials or treatment of materials for the manufacturing of stringed instruments
}
G10D 1/02
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of violins, violas, violoncellos, basses
G10D 1/04
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of harps, lyres
G10D 1/06
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of mandolins
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of guitars
G10D 1/085
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{
Mechanical design of electric guitars (electrical or electromechanical features G10H 3/18)
}
G10D 1/10
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of banjos
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of zithers, e.g. autoharp
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Details of, or accessories for, stringed musical instruments, e.g. slide-bars
G10D 3/003
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{
Cellopins and accessories therefore
}
G10D 3/006
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{
Winding tools, separate from the musical instrument (winding tools for pianos G10C 9/00; power-driven screwdrivers B25B 21/00)
}
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Resonating means, horns, or diaphragms
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G10D 3/04
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Bridges, mutes, or capo-tastos
G10D 3/043
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{
capo-tastos
}
G10D 3/046
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{
Mutes; Mute holders
}
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Fingerboards
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; Necks
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in the form of keyboards (keyboards for musical instruments in general G10C 3/12)
G10D 3/085
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{
for zithers
}
G10D 3/10
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String
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Anchoring devices for strings, e.g. tail piece, hitchpin
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Tuning devices, e.g. pegs, pins, friction discs
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G10D 3/143
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{
Devices for altering the string tension during playing
}
G10D 3/146
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{
Tremolo devices
}
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G10D 3/16
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Bows; Guides for bows; Plectra and like playing means
G10D 3/163
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{
Plectra and like playing means; Plectrum holders
}
G10D 3/166
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{
Guides for bows
}
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Chin-rests, hand-rests or guards as part of the instruments (separate auxiliary devices and supports G10G)
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General design of wind-actuated musical instruments (accordions or concertinas G10D 11/00; organs or harmoniums G10B; whistles G10K)
G10D 7/005
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{
Materials or treatment of materials for the manufacturing of wind-actuated instruments
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of the type wherein an air current is directed against a ramp edge, e.g. flute, recorder
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Recorders
}
G10D 7/026
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{
Flutes; Piccolos; Fifes
}
G10D 7/04
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Ocarinas
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G10D 7/06
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of the type with a beating reed (Rohrblatt) or reeds, e.g. oboes, clarinets, bassoons or bagpipes
G10D 7/063
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{
Oboes; Bassoons; Bagpipes
}
G10D 7/066
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{
Clarinets
}
G10D 7/08
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Saxophones
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of the type with a cupped mouthpiece, e.g. cornet, orchestral trumpet, trombone
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G10D 7/12
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of the type with free reeds (Zunge), e.g. mouthorgans or trumpets for children
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G10D 7/123
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{
Mouthorgans
}
G10D 7/126
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{
with movable mouthpiece
}
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Details of, or accessories for, wind-actuated musical instruments
G10D 9/005
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{
Tuning devices
}
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G10D 9/02
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Mouthpieces; Reeds;
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Ligatures
}
G10D 9/023
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{
Reeds
}
G10D 9/026
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{
Cupped mouthpieces
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G10D 9/04
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Valves; valve controls
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G10D 9/043
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{
for woodwind instruments
}
G10D 9/046
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{
with continuous change of tonal pitch
}
G10D 9/06
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Mutes
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Accordions, concertinas, or the like; Keyboards therefor (keyboards for musical instruments in general G10C 3/12)
G10D 11/02
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Actions
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Percussion musical instruments; Details or accessories
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{
Drumsticks; Mallets
}
G10D 13/006
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{
Pedal operated bass-drum beaters
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G10D 13/02
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Drums; Tambourines
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with drumheads
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G10D 13/021
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{
Changing the sound or tone of a drum (G10D 13/04 takes precedence)
}
G10D 13/022
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{
Mutes, dampers
}
G10D 13/023
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{
Tuning devices; Hoops; Lugs
}
G10D 13/024
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{
Mechanical details of electronic drums
}
G10D 13/025
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{
Snares; Snare-strainers
}
G10D 13/026
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{
Mountings or supports for individual drums (arrangements of several percussion instruments G10D 13/00; supports for carrying musical instrument, while playing G10G 5/005)
}
G10D 13/027
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{
Drumheads
}
G10D 13/028
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{
Shells
}
G10D 13/029
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{
Practice drumkits and pads
}
G10D 13/04
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Timpani
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G10D 13/06
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Castanets, cymbals, triangles, or other single-toned percussive musical instruments (bells G10K);
{
Tambourines without drumheads
}
G10D 13/065
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{
Hi-hats
}
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Multi-toned musical instruments, with sonorous bars, blocks, forks, gongs, plates, rods, or teeth
G10D 13/085
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{
keyboard operated (keyboards for pianos or the like G10C 3/12)
}
Combinations of different musical instruments (combinations with pianos, harpsichords, spinets or similar stringed instruments with one or more keyboards G10C 5/00)
Musical instruments not provided for in any of the preceding groups, e.g. Aeolian harp, singing-flame musical instrument
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