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New Haven Melodeon Company
The New Haven Melodeon Company was organized on April 10th, 1867 in New Haven, CT.  John L. Treat of Treat & Linsley was listed as superintendent of the firm.  The firm built several models of organs and melodeons and enjoyed a great deal of success.  By 1872 the firm is listed has having operating capital in the amount of $40,000.  By the late 1870s, the popularity of the melodeon began to wain in favor of the parlor organ.  The firm reorganized as “The New Haven Organ Company” from 1881 – 1883, and there is no mention of the firm after about 1883.

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