Courtesy of the Lexington Massachusetts Historical Society.
Place of Business: Boston Massachusetts
Dates of Business: 1777-1838*
This fife is marked: Wm Callender/Middle St No 62 Boston
Note: Callender is the oldest American maker in which instruments survive.
Date of this fife: After 1803
Length of Instrument: 13 1/2 inches
Wood: Appears to be maple
Key of Instrument: D
Finger Holes: Same size.
The spacing on the holes is as follows:
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