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Regal, ?German, ?1629

DETAILS

Object name
Maker
Date
circa 1629
Place
Object number
RCM0209
Acquisition
Gift of Miss Edith Hipkins, daughter of Alfred James Hipkins, in his memory, 1903; formerly in his collection.

Description

Compass: C/E short octave to c3, 45 notes. Bellows: a pair of wedge-form bellows each with five sets of oak ribs lined with paper and hinged with white sheepskin; bottom boards: coniferous; top boards: panelled oak; each has a double flap-valve in the baseboard. Pallets: coniferous; pallet springs: iron, guided between iron pins. All windways equal width. Sticker action: stickers of fruitwood and iron wire, slightly splayed at either end of the compass.

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