Crane Duet Gallery

Maker : Crabb
Serial number: 9020
Number of buttons: 72
Year: 1928
Description & history: Built by Henry Thomas Crabb in 1928, this is a 70 button, with two novelty buttons, one a whistle, the other a cock crow, which has since been replaced by an extra note. It has raised, plated metal tops, nickel silver keys and an 8 fold bellows. It measures nine inches across the flats and the range is down to G below mid C on the right, the left being an octave lower fully down to F. It is a very rare model in that the metal tops are inset at the edges with an ebony bevel. Only about six Crabb instruments were ever made like this.
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Country: UK

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