CPC Definition - Subclass G10F

Last Updated Version: 2016.11
AUTOMATIC MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS (non-musical aspects of toy instruments A63H 5/00; sound recording or reproducing G11B; working in association with recording or reproducing apparatus G11B 31/02)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Automatic musical instruments, e.g., pianofortes, musical boxes, carillons and barrel organs.

Independent players for keyboard instruments.

Details or accessories thereof.

Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Non-musical aspects of musical toy instruments

A63H 5/00

Arrangements for the associated working of recording or reproducing apparatus with automatic musical instruments

G11B 31/02

Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Musical toys per se


Organs, harmoniums or like; wind actuated musical instruments


Pianos, harpsichords, spinets or similar stringed musical instruments with one or more keyboards


Stringed musical instruments; Wind musical instruments; Accordions or concertinas; Percussion musical instruments; Musical instruments not otherwise provided for


Aids for music; Supports for musical instruments

G10G 5/00

Other separate auxiliary devices or accessories

G10G 7/00

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