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2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff on back 8⁠´
Stop registers worked by levers through nameboard
Two 56+1-note reverse keyboards GG–d''' A392/A415/A440
Tapered wooden jacks with celcon plectra
Gilded rose
Handpainted exterior, bright mouldings
Flemish printed papers to keywell, soundboard rim & lid interior
Turned trestle stand in French oak
Oak music desk & lid sticks

CAREY BEEBE • MMVI

Private commission, Noumea, New Caledonia


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Case papering completed Instrument strung and ready for installation of the action

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