Frederick Beck Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Kolthoorn Collection

Manufacturer: Beck, Frederick

Year: 1776

Geography: London / England

Current location: Not on display

General description: Single action in a mahogany case in Neoclassic style, with square tapered legs. Ebony naturals with bone topped sharps. The damper levers are made out of whale baleen, more common during this time period. Original tuning pins which are very long and thin. Three hand stops, one is a lute stop while the other two are for a divided damper mechanism.

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Pedals: Three hands stops: lute stop, two for a divided damper mechanism

Octaves: 5


On the nameboard: Fredericus Beck London Fecit 1776 / No 4 Broad Street Golden Square

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