Place of business: London, England.
Dates of business: Circa 1770-1815*
This fife is marked:Improved/Parker/London
Length of Instrument: 15 3/8 in
Wood: Appears to be maple
Key of Instrument: Bb
The spacing on the holes is as follows:
Note: Finger holes are of different sizes common to a woodwind maker of this era.
Swell: A little below the embouchure hole.
Ferrules: Brass/seamed/2 + 2 + 2 scoring.
Instrument is a 2 piece fife with a single brass key.
Cat Number 10
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