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STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; WIND 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)
Definition statement
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General design of stringed musical instruments, e.g., violins, harps, mandolins, guitars, banjos or zithers.

Details of, or accessories for, stringed musical instruments, e.g., slide-bars.

General design of wind-actuated musical instruments, e.g., flutes, ocarinas, oboes, clarinets, bagpipes, saxophones, trumpets or mouth-organs.

Details of, or accessories for, wind-actuated musical instruments.

Accordions, concertinas or the like; Keyboards therefor.

Percussion musical instruments.

Details of, or accessories for, percussion musical instruments.

Combinations of different musical instruments not involving pianos, harpsichords, spinets or similar stringed musical instruments that have one or more keyboards.

Musical instruments not provided for in any other group of this subclass, e.g., Aeolian harp; singing-flame musical instrument.

References relevant to classification in this subclass
This subclass/group does not cover:
Non-musical aspects of musical toy instruments
Organs or harmoniums
Pianos, harpsichords, spinets or similar stringed musical instruments with one or more keyboards
Combinations of pianos, harpsichords, spinets or similar stringed musical instruments with one or more keyboards with other musical instruments
Automatic musical instruments
Automatic stringed musical instruments other than pianofortes
Automatic wind-actuated instruments
Automatic percussion musical instruments
Electrophonic musical instruments; Instruments in which the tones are generated by electromechanical means or electronic generators, or in which the tones are synthesised from a data store
Whistles
Bells
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Surgical sutures using catgut
Strings for tennis raquets
Aids for music; Supports for musical instruments
Other separate auxiliary devices or accessories
Sound-producing devices not regarded as musical instruments
General design of stringed musical instruments (pianos or similar instruments with keyboard G10C)
[N: Materials or treatment of materials for the manufacturing of stringed instruments]
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Methods of manufacture of stringed musical instruments.

of guitars
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Cut-away guitars; folding instruments.

of zithers, e.g. autoharp
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Dulcimers.

Details of, or accessories for, stringed musical instruments, e.g. slide-bars
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String cleaners.

Resonating means, horns, or diaphragms
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Sound Posts.

Fingerboards [N: Necks]
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Fretboards; Frets.

in the form of keyboards (keyboards for musical instruments in general G10C 3/12)
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Chord Selectors.

Anchoring devices for strings, e.g. tail piece, hitch pin
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Nuts.

Tuning devices, e.g. pegs, pins, friction discs
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Heads.

Chin-rests, hand-rests or guards as part of the instruments (separate auxiliary devices and supports G10G)
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Thumb-rests.

General design of wind-actuated musical instruments (accordions or concertinas G10D 11/00; organs or harmoniums G10B; whistles G10K)
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Didgeridoos.

of the type wherein an air current is directed against a ramp edge, e.g. flute, recorder
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Pan pipes.

[N: Recorders]
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Penny Whistles.

of the type with a cupped mouthpiece, e.g. cornet, orchestral trumpet, trombone
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Alpine Horns.

Details of, or accessories for, wind-actuated musical instruments
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Instrument cleaners.

Lip protectors.

Thumb-rests.

Accordions, concertinas, or the like; Keyboards therefor (keyboards for musical instruments in general G10C 3/12)
Percussion musical instruments; Details or accessories
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Drumkits.

Drums anchors.

Drun-risers.

Drum-keys.

[N: Drumsticks; Mallets]
Definition statement
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Bass-Drum Beaters; Gloves with hardened Tips.

Multi-toned musical instruments, with sonorous bars, blocks, forks, gongs, plates, rods, or teeth
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Arrangements of musical Bells; Steel Drums.

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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Kazoos.

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