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Body of ebonised pine. Sound-hole decorated with coloured transfer-printed design around the outer edge. Scale, across width of body, also a coloured transfer print. Thirty-one steel strings, modern replacements (1993), held by steel wrestpins. Three brass ball feet on the base.

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    Menzenhauer [Person]
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    National Museums Liverpool
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    United States of America
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  • Inscriptions:Transfer Print: "Menzenhauer's Guitar Zither, Patented May 29th, 1894" on the case
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  • Repository:National Museums Liverpool
  • Measurements:Length 475mm, width 32.3mm