John Morley Double Manual Harpsichord, after Kirckman In light-coloured banded walnut, Registration no: 3009 (1983) Compass: 5 octaves (F to G); Registers: 2 x 8′ + 4′, + 8′ buff and nazard; coupler Dimensions: length 210cm x width 96cm Tuned to A = 415Hz; This instrument has been recently overhauled, is in excellent playing condition and makes a very attractive piece of furniture. It has been kept at ideal temperature and humidity levels.
Flemish Double by John Storrs from 1990 217cm x 87cm x 25cm 8′, 8′, 4′, buff. GG – e3 currently at A=415. Plays well and holds tuning reliably – revoiced about 3/4 years ago. Decorative Flemish style ‘Seahorse’ styled Flemish papers around the inner case and keywell. Includes stand and music desk. Also, tuning hammer and spare wire. The lid looks good just plain varnished but could be decorated quite easily if preferred. More photos available if requested Buyer will need to collect..
Location: Available to view in Chester, Cheshire (lockdown restrictions depending!) or can arrange an online viewing. Contact: Chris Lewis via the contact form on my website if interested: https://www.christopherlewis.net/contact.html
John Storrs bentside spinet, FF/GG-f3 compass. Polished solid chestnut casework and complete with matching bench, padded cover and tuning key. Built by a very capable amateur builder and recently professionally overhauled, including full re-voicing.
Morley single manual harpsichord from 1970 with two eight foots and a buff. Currently with leather plectra which need to be replaced with delrin (Morley have clip in delrin for nylon jacks, so it might not be too difficult).
Bentside spinet in the Italian style with thin case sides, parchment rose and bone decorative buttons. Compass GG-g3 Cherrywood naturals, Ebony sharps. Strung in Malcolm Rose Iron and brass wire, voiced in goosequill. Beechwood outer transport case and stand. Integral Music desk and storage for tuning hammer and prop stick.
Price: £4,375 o.n.o. delivery extra within UK
Location: Seaford, East Sussex, UK Contact: Roger Murray; firstname.lastname@example.org 01323 897 602, 07592 542 239