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Rope Tension Base Drum

Auction:
2724M
Lot:
132
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2724M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 03, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Rope Tension Base Drum, c. mid-19th century, red-painted hoops, calfskin heads, shell with tack pattern and ivory vent hole, maker's mark inside shell MANUFACTURED BY/WM. BOUCHER, Jr./MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS/BALTIMORE, MD., ht. 18, wd. 25 in.
Estimate $400-600

Drum is in good condition with some paint loss on hoops, rope and some leather tensioners are replacements.


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