Catalogue Archive
 

Below is a selection of Peate Musical general catalogues over the decades. 

Not all editions are shown.

The instrument and accessory section order and grouping

of the earliest catalogues eventually became industry standards within Canada

and the United States.

 

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Image Archive

Below is a selection of Peate Musical early images and Instructional Methods.

We are interested to add to this digital collection. Should you have images of Peate Musical methods or other documents,

and would like to share them to be seen  here, kindly forward by email to rick.peate@gmail.com

McGILL MANDOLIN CLUB
Montreal, QC, 1920
George Peate - front centre Wm. Notman & Son 1920, 20th century Silver salts on glass - Gelatin dry plate process © McCord Museum
MANDOLIN QUARTET
1921 - George Peate's mandolin quartet.
McCord Museum, Montréal
PEATE STOREFRONT
Mansfield St. Montréal,
mid 1950s
PEATE SHOWROOM
Mansfield St., Montréal,
mid 1950s
PEATE REPAIR DEPARTMENT
Early photo left to right - Paul Gendron, Pierre Tremblay and unidentified member of repair team.
PEATE METHOD
Quick Action - Piano
PEATE METHOD
Quick Action - Mandolin
PEATE METHOD
Mandolin Method - No scales No Exercises
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Patents & Copyrights

 

George A. Peate was an inventor, and holds early patents for a mechanism to fine tune fretted instrument strings.

A search of subsequent patents reveals the influence of Peate's original work,

and certain contemporary fine tuners show similar design features.

 

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