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Ruckers Double 51K jpeg The Ruckers Double Harpsichord

2 x 8⁠´, 1 x 4⁠´, buff to back 8⁠´
Stop registers worked by levers through nameboard
Two 56+1-note reverse keyboards GG–d''' A392/A415/A440
Wooden jacks with Celcon plectra
Strung in Malcolm Rose wire
Handpainted Tavern Table Blue exterior
Flemish printed papers to keywell (Johannes)
  & soundboard rim (Pellegrino)
Soundboard painting by Diana Ford in style of early I Ruckers
Gilded rose, bright mouldings
French oak turned trestle stand, music desk & lid sticks


Private commission, Auckland, New Zealand,
Now in Boston MA, United States of America

Ruckers Double Harpsichord for New Zealand under construction 32K jpeg
Instrument ready for installation of action

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