Courtesy of the Dover Historical Society.
Place of Business:Boston Mass
Dates of Business: 1777-1838*
This fife is marked: Wm Callender/62 Middle St/Boston
Note: Callender is the oldest American maker in which instruments survive.
Date of this fife: After 1803.
Length of Instrument: 17 1/4 inches
Wood: Appears to be Black Ebony
Key of Instrument: Bb
Finger Holes: All the same size.
The spacing on the holes is as follows:
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