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Beaters: timpani; pair.

Technical description: Wooden (hickory?) sticks of ½-inch diameter; felt covered heads; clear plastic-tipped shafts. These appear to be forerunners of the later proprietary Blades-Whitaker sticks. Total mass 37g; head mass 23g (62%).

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    Probably third quarter of the 20th century
  • Maker:
    James Blades (or C. Blades ?)
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:lengths 363; head diameters 40.