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Phrembah (a potato-like mystery)

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Episode II in our Greatest Mysteries series: [May. 28th, 2015|10:35 am]
Phrembah (a potato-like mystery)
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Why did it take human kind so long to develop the pianoforte escapement mechanism?  In an environment that had produced the mechanical engineering technology required to build clocks, automatons and pipe organs, how did a workable pianoforte escapement escape them for so long?  Of course, kudos to Bartolomeo Cristofori, whom it did not escape.
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