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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
Tapered pearwood jacks with holly tongues & Celcon plectra
Strung in US wire
Handpainted Tavern Table Blue exterior, Grey lid interior
Papered keywell (Johannes) and soundboard rim (Pellegrino)
Gilded rose, bright mouldings
French oak turned trestle stand, music desk & lid sticks


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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