This Barrel Organ is driven by a clockwork mechanism, complete with a pendulum and chain (similar to grandfather clock). Although there is no casework, the instrument is complete, with bellows, pipes and all equipment present. It dates to about 1820 and was made by Philip Kelly, Conchan. (Onchan, Isle of Man).
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- Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.222 Sets of flutes with internal duct
- Repository:Manx National Heritage
- Measurements:H 178 cm W 54.5 D 40cm