Courtesy of the Quincy Massachusetts Historical Society.
Place of Business: Boston Massachusetts
Dates of Business: 1777-1838*
This fife is marked: Wm Callender/Middle & State Boston
Note: Callender is the oldest American maker in which instruments survive.
Date of this fife: 1798-1802
Length of Instrument:
Wood: Appears to be Boxwood
Key of Instrument: Bb
Finger Holes: Not measured
The spacing on the holes is as follows: