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Irish bagpipes, 1914 (c); used by the 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment; leather bag with green woollen fringed cover; ebonised oak chanter with ivory finial and white metal tappets, bound with white metal ring to engine turned gadrooned socket; mouthpiece missing; two tenor in two sections drones and one bass drone in three sections, bound with white metal issuing from a cylindrical wooden socket; chanter printed with patentor’ s name, H Stark and maker’s name, Hawkes and Son, London.

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    Hawkes & Son [Corporation]
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    National Army Museum
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    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Repository:National Army Museum