A Lute guitar by Edward Light 1790-1830. Seven strings, 7th requiring a tuning key. Levers form the back of the neck effect 1st fret on strings 7 & 5, and 2nd fret on strings 6 & 4. Capo openings on frets 2,3,4 &. 5. Condition is very good with no cracks showing.
Figural Don Juan mantle clock by New Haven Clock Co., New Haven, Connecticut, circa late 1800s-turn of the century. The clock is 16 x 6 x 21in. Don Juan sits on one side and the other the clock; both rest on a footed base. In excellent condition, the clock runs properly. *Call our store to process order,
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The harplike pillar supports diatonically tuned bass strings to extend the range of the fretted strings. The pitch of the bass strings could be raised a semitone by finger-operated ring stops that work very much like pedals on a harp. Some gesso chipped off.
An early 12 key Clarinet in C, Boxwood and Ivory, in beautiful condition. Marked in two places "Euler, Frankfort, a/M". Faults are; one replaced key, and cracks in Ivory on barrel. Length is 20 3/8 inches. Original MP. In a modern case.
Clarinet in Black wood and ivory by (I think) Jean Francois a Paris 1827-40. This instrument is in poor condition but may be worth saving if you like J.F.Martin's work. Bell has large wood chip. Lowest joint is good, middle joint has been well pinned, upper joint, which has 2 block mounted and three pin mounted keys (one needs spring), and has a long surface crack. Barrel is cracked. Comes with original MP. Length is 23 3/8 inches
A well built unsigned 5 key Clarinet, Boxwood and Ivory. All keys work well and all joints are tight. Faults are; chip off of lower block and one ivory ring replaced with string. Ready to play except for pads. length is 20 5/8 inches. Original Mp (and reed)
An unnamed 5 key clarinet of Boxwood and Ivory. Small chip on one block, one ring has been repaired and one key needs spring. Length is 23 1/2 inches. Other keys have strong spring action. Original MP included.
A six key, all block mounted, Boxwood and Ivory Clarinet marked in three place "BILTON, LONDON (Unicorn)" Clarinet in good condition except for the following; two Ivory rings absent, one key needs adjustment, short crack on bell tenon, which will be closed when ring is added. Comes with original MP. Other keys are working well. Length is 23 3/8 inches
A 6 key boxwood with Ivory Eb Clarinet by Klemm & Bros. Phila. This instruments is in perfect playing condition in spite of the amazing restorations which include replacing two rings and restoring the center tenon with ebony. The only current damage is a small chip of off the C# block. Original MP. Length is 16 1/2 inches.
A boxwood and Horn Clarinet with 6 block mounted keys and 2 added pin mounts keys. All keys and springs are working. Light crack in bell. Repaired crack in barrel. Original MP and cap. Makers mark reads " (bee) Martin Fres a Paris (in oval)( two initial logo) B" Length is 22 1/4 inches.
An extremely rare Chinese Sheng (mouth organ) of finest workmanship. This 19th century masterpiece still has its original complete label; there is currently two of these instruments in the collection of the Boston Museum of Art, link provided on request. The material consist of wood, bamboo, and ox bone. These rarely ever come to market and almost all of them are in museum collections, rare to find them in the condition shown, even rarer to find one with its complete label...
Hand carved walking stick from a single branch, in the form of a friendly snake ( it appears to be smiling), with carving and staining to simulate eyes, mouth, a diamond on its head and snake skin, with a braided leather band, no breaks, splits or missing pieces,sturdy enough for everyday use, a true example of American Folk Art, probably early 20th century, 34-1/2" Long. We accept time payments and quantity discounts. ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED...
Ship's Bell ... Sought after NEPTUNE Model ... Ball & Base
Incised Numbers on Dial Serial Number "120891" ... Circa 1915-1919
A worthwhile project, this 5 key Boxwood and Ivory Clarinet by Meacham c. 1812 requires the following to be made playable. Top key replacement (key cover is there), spring on right hand pinky key, and Ivory bell ring. Some wood missing at bell edge. there are 2 closed, short cracks, both of which are contained by Ivory rings. Length is 21 1/4 inches.
A five key Clarinet by Firth, Hall & Pond, NY, in good working condition, missing its barrel. Center hole on lower joint has a brass ring insert, possibly for intonation change. Length with out barrel is 21 1/4 inches.
An interesting 6 key conversion to 8 key Clarinet. Unsigned. The two keys , which are usually added by pin mounts, here are added by inserting "post mounts" in order to accommodate the two added keys. All keys and springs are working, Damage consists of missing top and bottom Ivory ring and close crack in bell ring. Added thumb rest ,Length is 23 5/8 inches.
Block mounted, ten key Clarinet by G.Bock, Alfeld c.1840. Judging by its heft and appearance, one of the better made Clarinets from my collection. Besides the absence of one spring, the damage is all on the bell, missing Horn ring, crack, and piece off bell rim. A very worthwhile project. Length is 24 1/4 inches. Original MP.
An unsigned, 12 Block mounted key Boxwood Clarinet with Ivory Rings, two absent. No damage to remaining rings, and no cracks in the wood. All keys are working. Length Approx. 20 inches.