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Present compass: 4 Octaves and a fourth. c – f3. Chromatic – 54 notes. Original compass: C/E –f3. Broken bass octave, 6 split sharps – 56 notes. 3-Octave-Span: 488 mm. Ebony naturals, boxwood sharps. Stringing: 1 × 8 foot. Action: Single manual. Single register of jacks.

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    Poggi, Francesco
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    National Museums Liverpool
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    Florence (Timezone: Europe/Rome)
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  • Inscriptions:"Joannes Antonium Baffo / Venetus F MDLXXXI" (spurious)|Soundboard signature: "Arnold Dolmetsch 1895"|Lid signature: "Io (?) Del Marchese Ipollito Bondelmonte"|Nameboard inscription: "Pesario" (on rear)
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  • Repository:National Museums Liverpool
  • Measurements:Inner Case Size: Length 1613mm, Width 440mm, Depth 217mm. Outer Case Size: Length 1675mm, Width 485mm, Depth 257mm.