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Cabinet organ

An incomplete cabinet organ, assembled in the 19th century from 17th-century components. The case is composed of elements from South German cabinets of the late 16th and early 17th centuries, and was apparently built to house parts of a 17th-century organ: keyboard, action, soundboard and one set of pipes probably derived from one source. Thus this is a fragment of an organ incorporated in a pastiche; it is not a viable instrument in its present form.

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  • Inscriptions:Painted above 2 of the stop handles: "FLE[?]T" and "[?]RIP[?]"
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  • Repository:Royal College of Music Museum
  • Measurements:Height: 565mm. Width: 822mm.