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The Erard grand action modified by Herz

The Erard grand action modified by Herz.png Double repetition action of Sebastian Erard as used by S. & P. Erard, ParisThumbnailsGrand pianoforte action with metallic action and damper framesDouble repetition action of Sebastian Erard as used by S. & P. Erard, ParisThumbnailsGrand pianoforte action with metallic action and damper framesDouble repetition action of Sebastian Erard as used by S. & P. Erard, ParisThumbnailsGrand pianoforte action with metallic action and damper frames

 1. Key.
 2. Wippen.
 3. Jack.
 4. Escapement lever.
 5. Hammer-shank.
 6. Hammer-butt notch.
 7. Hammer-head.
 8. Jack regulating button.
 9. Regulating button to limit rise of escapement lever.
10. Hammer-butt.
11. Check.

12. Molded tail of hammer-head to engage with check.
13. Capstan-screw connecting key and wippen.
14. Action-rails.
15. Damper-head.
16. Damper-operating device.
17. Device to limit travel of jack.
18. Regulating device for escapement lever.
19. Springs (2) for escapement lever and jack.
20. String.
21. Flange.

Author
Theory and Practice of Piano Construction
With a Detailed, Practical Method for Tuning
By William B White
Published in 1906
Available from gutenberg.org
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