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  The Ruckers Double Harpsichord

2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff on back 8⁠´
Stop registers worked by brass levers through nameboard
Two 56+1-note reverse keyboards GG–d''' A392/A415/A440
Tapered wooden jacks with natural delrin plectra
Strung in Malcom Rose red & yellow brass, and P-wire
Gilded rose
Soundboard painting by Diana Ford using Australian motifs
  in style of early I Ruckers
Handpainted Forest Green exterior, Colonial Green interior
Gilded mouldings
Seven leg table stand in French oak
Matching stool with buttoned leather seat
Oak music desk & lid sticks

CAREY BEEBE • MMXVI

Private commission for on overseas musician

 

 

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Lower manual keyend cloth Boar bristle springs in tapered wooden jacks

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