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Barrel organ

Single rank of 8 foot pipes, tune list written on paper slip located on the inside of small door on left side. Case of dark wood. Brass winding mechanism, wooden barrel with metal staples.

  • Date:
    mid 19th century
  • Maker:
    T. C. Bates & Son [Family]
  • Collection:
    Birmingham Conservatoire
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  • Place of production:
    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Period:mid 19th century
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  • Inscriptions:On enamel name-plate: “T.C.BATES & SON. / Organ Builders / 6, LUDGATE HILL, LONDON”.
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  • Repository:Birmingham Conservatoire
  • Measurements:1446mm high; 760mm wide; 460mm deep.