Broadwood & Sons Upright Cottage Piano

Type: Cabinet Grand Piano

Collection: Geelvinck Collection

Manufacturer: Broadwood & Sons

Year: c.1847

Geography: London / England

Dimensions (cm): L=68 W=119 H=186

Current location: Not on display

General description: English double action with an escapement inside a rosewood case, the abstracts in the action are quite long. Ivory naturals with ebony sharps. Divided bridge and bichord throughout. From FF-B the strings are wrapped brass, the rest of the strings are iron, the strings are probably original. Flat tuning pins. Original damper cloth and original leather hammer heads.

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Additional information

Keyboard width: FF-f4

Pedals: damper, soft pedal

Octaves: 6

Inscriptions

On the nameboard: John Broadwood & Sons / Makers to their Majesties & the Princesses / Great Pulteney Street. Golden Square / London

Edition/serial number: 7105/93109

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