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Rosewood, in five joints, with seven nickel silver mounts. Eight circular nickel silver keys, the lower two with pewter plugs, all mounted on wooden saddles. The mouth-hole is bushed with ivory with three inlaid brass repair pins at either side. Metal-sleeved tuning barrel. Replacement cap in head joint. Pitch of the instrument: D. In a black leather-covered case, lined with red velvet, with silver lid-plate inscribed "Harvey Ludlow, 26th Feby. 1845."

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    National Museums Liverpool
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    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Inscriptions:Stamp: "Freeman, London" on three joints
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  • Repository:National Museums Liverpool
  • Measurements:Overall length 669mm, length from centre of mouth-hole to foot 590mm, bore of head joint 17.8mm, bore of foot 10.8mm.