Broadwood & Sons Square Piano

Type: Square Piano

Collection: Geelvinck Collection

Manufacturer: Broadwood & Sons

Year: c.1836

Geography: London / England

Dimensions (cm): W=173

Current location: Not on display

General description: English double action in a decorative mahogany case with a rosewood nameboard. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Metal hitchpin plate with one bar. Crank damping system with old cloth. Divided bridge. Old stringing system, the first seven strings are single strung while the rest of the piano is bichord. Original flat tuning pins.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f4

Pedals: damper

Octaves: 6

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: John Broadwood & Sons. / Makers to their Majesties & the Princesses / Great Pulteney Street, Golden Square. / London.
Above the nameplate: Sold by M. Moses. 4. Westmorland St Dublin.

Edition/serial number: 46787

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