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Square pianoforte

A small square piano, probably German and possibly re-built in England during the 19th century, with Prellmechanik action. Compass: B1 to f3, 55 notes.

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  • Inscriptions:The instrument is neither signed nor dated; a brass plaque screwed to the front of the keyflap reads: "PRESENTED TO THE \ ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC \ IN MEMORY OF \ A. J. HIPKINS. F. S. A. \ BY HIS DAUGHTER EDITH. \ 1903."
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  • Repository:Royal College of Music Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 1268.5mm.