Oak, veneered with mahogany panels and crossbanding, boxwood and ebony lines: a 'sandwich' with thick ebony between two thin lines of boxwood. Compass: FF–f'''. 3-octave span: 488. Action: English grand action, much altered. Two pedals. Left: una corda. Right: sustain (lifts dampers). Stringing: Trichord throughout.
late 18th century
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London (Timezone: Europe/London)
- Period:late 18th century
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- Inscriptions:Nameboard inscription: Americus Backers Londini fecit|On the top key: Grays No. 7.|On the bottom key: G.[or possibly J]...C[?]ady [?].|On the back of the facia: Repaired Aug 1948 by Alec Hodsdon, Lavenham, Suffolk [handwritten in ink].|On the back of the facia: Repaired June 1959 by Thomas N. Cooke [possibly 'Coole'], Beckenham, Kent.
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- Repository:Fenton House
- Measurements:Case dimensions: Length 2068, width 944, depth 287.