5-octave, 61-note Dulcitone. Invented and built by Thomas Machell and Sons of Glasgow . 1880s until circa 1930. Its sound is produced by a range of tuning forks, which vibrate when struck by felt-covered hammers activated by the keyboard. A significant feature of the dulcitone is its portability (the legs fold underneath), it is not prone to going out of tune. Its original customer base largely being the missionary community, who needed portable keyboard instruments to bring with them. Dimensions: 32"x15"x12" . £450

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