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Each instrument listing begins with a number and an abbreviation for the state or country in which it is located. Listings are arranged by price. If the location code is "HCH", the instrument can be seen in our Massachusetts Gallery, and will also appear on our Gallery list. Prices and description are subject to change based on evaluation and work in progress


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#4152 NY
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German double manual concert harpsichord by Hill and Tyre, opus 115, 1980,  FF - g''', 8', 8', 4', buff, coupler, new wooden jacks, tuned to A-415, black exterior with brick red interior, gold banding, turned leg trestle stand. Restrung, voiced and regulated by Keith Hill in 2018. Includes padded cover. The instrument is in NY. $28,500.

 

The Complete List / Harpsichords, Single Manual

 

 


#4128 RI Sold
Baldwin harpsichord, A - f’’’, 57 notes, the instrument is in RI. $1,500
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#4129 TX
Single manual harpsichord by Westover & Craun, PA, 1966. AA - f ’’’, 57 notes, 1 x 8’, buff, rosewood naturals with ebony sharps, walnut case, tapered legs. Last maintained in 2016. Plays very well. The instrument is in AZ. $1,500.

 

 


#4047 MA
Sassman single manual harpsichord, “Pertici”, AA - f’’’, 57 notes, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, (73” x 35”). knee lever. Distinctive dark wood-grain veneer. Tools included. The instrument is in MA. $2,000
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#3400 GER
Walter Merzdorf & Söhne single from the 1960s. 8', 8', 4', buff. Knee lever for the 4'. 57 notes, AA-f'''. Ca. 1,75m long. 'Semi-historical' construction (solid bottom and soundboard). Quilled in Delrin. Structurally and mechanically in perfect condition. Located in Hamburg (Germany). € 2000

 


#4125 PA
Zuckermann five foot harpsichord. AA - f ''', 1 x 8' with split buff. Walnut finish. The instrument is in PA. $2,300
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#4116 CA
Zuckermann, 6’ straight side single manual harpsichord, 59 Notes, GG - f''', 8’, 8’, 4’. Last professionally serviced April 2018. The instrument is in CA. $2,450.

 


#3132 CO
Neupert "Telemann" single; 8', 4', split buff on the 8', knee lever for the 4'; 54 notes C-f''' ; reverse keyboard of ebony naturals and plastic sharps. Neupert's compact single, 56" long x 31" wide. $2,500

 


#4131 CT Sold
Eric Herz model S harpsichord, 1977, AA - f ‘’’, 57 notes, 8’. 8’, buff, non transposable, ebony naturals, cherry sharps, cherry case, screw-in tapered legs, professionally maintained, includes matching bench, various tools and books. The instrument is in CT. $2,950.

 


#3599 MA
Sabathil and Son Cantabile Modern, single manual, 1979, Opus 2261, 54 notes, C to f''', 8',4',buff, walnut veneer cabinet, metal frame. Size: 54" L x 37" W x 35" H. $3,000.

 


#3956 ME Sold
Challis single manual harpsichord, made in the early 1950’s, AA - f’’’, 8’, buff, two registration pedals, spruce soundboard, Very stable instrument, and compact for easy transportation. The instrument is in ME, delivery in New England possible. $3,500.

 


#3297 MA
Zuckermann Flemish single circa 1970, 8', 4', buff non transposing; 53 notes C-e''', delrin jacks and plectra. Walnut case, painted board. Regularly played. Some voicing / regulation needed. $4200. $3,500.

 


#4076 MA
Eric Herz single manual harpsichord, model S, built in 1976, AA - f’’’, 57 notes, 8’, 8’, buff, transposable: A415/A440. Rebuilt with newer (delrin) jacks and registers in the late 80’s. Ebony naturals, cherry sharps,  cherry veneer case, screw-in tapered legs. Nice continuo/practice instrument. Cover included. The instrument is located in MA.  $4,000.
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#3052 CAN
Single by Martin Sassmann, circa 1975. 8', 4' , split buff stop and half stop on 8'. AA - f''' 57 notes non transposing; walnut veneered case. Some discoloration to finish on lid exterior, immaculate interior. Ebony naturals with cherry sharps; recent professional revoicing. A useful, reliable single. Located in Ontario, Canada. $4500 Canadian

 


#4079 MA
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Eric Herz model "S" number 136, made in 1968, AA - f’’’, 8’, 4’, buff, non transposing, solid cherry case and components in excellent condition. Completely restored by Dale Munschy, 2018. Restrung in Röslau German steel and Instrument Workshop brass. Original Herz jack bodies have been adapted to accommodate Hubbard tongues. Voiced in black Delrin plectra. Perfect playing condition, extremely stable. Includes matching bench, canvas cover and basic tool kit. The instrument is in MA. $5,500. $4,500/offer.

 


#3850 Canada
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Zuckermann Flemish single manual harpsichord (c1970), 8' , 4' , buff, C - e’’’, 53 notes, (76"x 32"x 36”) (192 x 81 x 91cm). Includes padded cover for moving, original construction and maintenance manual, and tool box with extra strings, tuning hammer, tuner, etc. Excellent condition. Used by professional musicians for over 35 years. This instrument is in Quebec City, Qc, Canada. $4,800.

 


#3926 Canada
Single manual harpsichord by Jean Tournay of Belgium, 1985. 1 x 8’, C - c’’’, 49 notes, trestle stand, padded plywood storage box built by the builder, custom made to fit the harpsichord securely for moving. (70 “ x 28”) The instrument is in Montreal, Canada. $5,000.00 US

 


#3815 FL
Single manual harpsichord by John Challis, 1952, 8’, 8’, buff, GG-f’’’, 59 notes, in excellent condition and looks beautiful. The instrument is in Florida. $5,500.

 


#3973 NY
Burton single-manual, kit-built instrument, from the mid 1980s. FF-f’’'’, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff. The builder was a professional woodworker who built this toward the end of his career as a sort of crowning achievement. Professionally voiced in 2017. The case is cherry with figured maple throughout, the soundboard is spruce. As such the woodworking is very impressive and the instrument is incredibly solid.The instrument stands on three tapered cherry legs, which screw into the bottom, includes a matching bench and music desk, assorted supplies. The instrument is in NY. $6,000.

 


#3693 HCH
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Zuckermann Flemish style single manual harpsichord, GG-d’’’, 56 notes, two choir: 8’,4’, transposes to 392/ 415/ 440. Complete rebuild by HCH 2016 (celcon plectra) with 5 year warranty--ready to go! trestle stand, matching bench. (82” x 33”, 6 1/2” octave) $8,900. $6,900.

 


#3959 MA
Zuckermann single manual Italian harpsichord by Peter Fisk, 1979, C/E - d’’’, short octave, 8’, 8’, A 415, cedar case, boxwood keys, rebuilt by HCH in 2013, very light and portable, includes custom made lid, padded cover and supplies. The instrument is in MA. $7,900. $6,900.

 


#3883 HCH

Frank Hubbard Flemish single manual harpsichord, 8’, 8’, 4’, buff, FF - f’’’, 61 notes, transposing A415/A440, keyboard of ebony naturals and bone capped sharps, wooden jacks, trestle stand on casters. $7,500.

 


#3496 WA
Flemish single manual harpsichord from Hubbard kit. Extended range GG - e''' transposing. 8', 8', buff stop. Instrument mostly completed, with sturdy case and soundboard that is extremely stable in Seattle climate. Needs minor restringing, adjustment of one 8', voicing of the second 8'; some painting on inside case (outside is deep burgundy color with cream inside case, where painted) Moermans style baluster stand. Includes custom padded cover. $7500.

 


#4026 HCH
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Challis single manual harpsichord, 16', 8', 4', buff non transposing GG - g''' 61 notes. Walnut case with aluminum board and bridges, four pedals, pretty hardware. (79” x 39 1/4”, 6 1/4” octave) $7,900.

 


#3765 Poland
Italian after Giovanni Celestini 1605, built in 2014 by Michal Koszel. The instrument is brand new. 8' ,8’, FF-f''', 60 notes, transposition for 415/440 Hz. Keyboard made of black oak and sycamore, case is made in cherry wood, soundboard - spruce wood. Wooden jacks, made of pear wood. The instrument is in Poland. Price: €8500.

 


#3611 HCH Sold
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Single manual Italian harpsichord, true inner outer. C - d’’’, 51 notes, 8’, 8’, @415. Instrument was originally constructed by Michael Frederick (Frederick Historic Piano Collection)  in the 70's and has been entirely rebuilt by Jacob Kaeser & HCH with new soundboard, jacks, stringing, voicing and regulation.  Primitive case painting of landscapes and putti.  (76" x 34", 6 1/4" octave) It carries a full voice! $8,900.

 


#3477 AL
Flemish single built by Frank Hubbard, 1963, opus 90 . C - d''' 51 notes not transposing . 8', 8', 4', buff. Dark brown case exterior, vermillion interior with Flemish papers, gold bands on lid interior, gilt moldings. keyboard. An instrument in fine condition from the hand of Frank Hubbard. Includes custom padded cover. $10,000

 


#4085 HCH
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Single manual harpsichord by Peter Fisk, 2018, GG - d’’’, 56 notes, transposing, 8’, 8’, wooden jacks. New instrument. (77 1/2” x 31 1/2”, 6 1/4” octave) Includes padded cover and complete string and tool kit. $11,900.

 


#3381 CAN
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Flemish-style single "Althea Major', by Claviers Baroques, Toronto, 2005. 8',8', buff BB to d''', 52 notes. May be tuned to GG/BB short octave, A = 440 or 415; double-strung, cherry case, music rack and bench included; delrin plectra; French blue exterior with gold bands, cream interior ; tuned and regulated several times in the last year and featured, both as a continuo and solo instrument in concerts in Toronto recently. 6' long x 31" wide. Weighs about 80 lbs. $12,100 US

 


#3970 HCH

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Flemish single manual harpsichord by Fisk and Müller, 1991, 8’, 4’, buff, GG -d’’’, 56 notes, green case with gold banding, wooden jacks, turned leg trestle stand in oak. $12,500.

 


#4025 HCH

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Single manual harpsichord by Thomas Pixton, 1980. GG - e’’’, 8’, 8’, buff, transposing A415/A440, 58 notes, keyboard of ebony and bone, painted soundboard by Barbara Pixton, black case with gold banding, turned leg trestle stand of dark stained oak. (89” x 36”, 6 1/4”octave) includes cover. $12,900.

 


#4136 CA
Flemish single manual harpsichord, Hubbard kit built, 1985, copy of 16th century Moermans. GG - d ‘’’, 8’, 4’, buff, decorated with Flemish papers, lid motto, painted sound board, case painted sienna with gold banding, tapered leg trestle stand. The owner is a professional musician; instrument used for chamber music. (measures 8' x 3') The instrument is in CA. $13,000.

 


#3774 HCH
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Large Italian harpsichord by David Werbeloff  2002 after Ridolfi 1662, GG-d"' chromatic  8'8' with brass handstops.  415/440. 
(spine length 107, with 6 1/2" octave)  Inner instrument  with inlay banding keyboard of  boxwood with rosewood sharps.  Bridges of walnut on spruce board.  Beech jacks with delrin plectra.  Scale of 11.5" brass throughout.   Inner instrument and elaborate cut Italianate rose.  Outer case in dark red with faux leather inset panels.  Carved pedestal stand.  $15,000.
 

 


HCH Special Order
Giuttari Italian "Messina"
(shown above) - 52 notes: BB-d"' transposing. 8' 8'. with its case in maple. Based on an anonymous Italian and my own building experience, and designed for portability (66" spine) and quality of sound. Italian box registers, wooden jacks with delrin plectra. Spruce diagonal board. We are making up three more of these (Opus 4 :delivered to Illinois Wesleyan University , Opus 5 to SUNY/StonyBrook, Opus 6 -Residence Robert Kidd, MA). On 6 month delivery. Inquire for price.

 


#4111 TN
Flemish single manual harpsichord by D. Jacques Way, 1983, 8’, 4’, GG - d’’’, 56 notes, keyboard with bone naturals, ebony sharps, decorated with Flemish papers, lid motto, painted soundboard, painted marbled case, turned leg trestle stand. The instrument is in TN. $16,000.

 


#4095 HCH

German style single manual harpsichord, by Carl Dudash, 2010, styled after the 1619 Mayer. GG/BB - d''', transposable A415/A440, 8’, 8’ , nasal, buff stop, two choirs of brass strings at 8' pitch and three registers: a deep-plucking 8', a middle 8', and a close-plucking 8', with a buff stop on the latter two. Painted soundboard, wooden jacks. (72” x 31”, 6 1/4” octave) $16,000.

 


#3259 TN
Single by Richard Kingston, 1991; 8', 8', buff transposing; 52 notes GG/BB - d'''; from a fine professional builder; excellent continuo instrument, light weight and robust sound; 74" long; black with dark blue and gold bands and moldings; padded cover included; requilled by Ferdinand Pointer 8 years ago; very good condition, with a beautiful buff stop. $16,000.

 


#4042 HCH
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Flemish style single manual harpsichord by Richard Kingston, 1982 / HCH 2018 rebuilding for late Fall delivery. 8’, 8’, BB - d’’’, buff, transposing, 52 notes, Painted, turned leg trestle stand, painted case with flemish papers, lid motto, painted soundboard, forged style hinges. (72” x 31”, 6 1/4” octave) $16,000.
 

 


#3927 WA
Italian single by Owen Daly, 2009, 17th century, false inner/outer. 8’, 8’, BB - d’’’, 52 notes, wooden jacks, the instrument is quilled in goose. transposes 392/415/440. $16,500.

 


#3720 HCH

Single manual Flemish after a 1638 Ruckers instrument by Jerome Prager, 1983. 8'8' buff stop. GG/BB-d"' with two split sharps. Transposing ( 84" spine x 33" with 6 1/2" octave). Painted soundboard in authentic style. Keyboard of stained bog oak sharps with bone naturals. Cut paper arcades over a red paper background. The instrument sits on a high turned oak stand with keyboard height of 30". Matching bench. Hand screened Flemish papers with lid mottoes. Marbled case exterior in earth tones. The instrument produces a full and reedy Flemish sound and is one of a handful of instruments that Praeger produced in the 80's in the Los Angeles area. All were well documented and beautifully executed instruments. This is a collector's instrument ready for performance again. The correspondence documentation comes along--giving you a clear view of the master artist and client and this wonderful time in early music making! $18,900.

 

 


#3750 Germany
Single manual Harpsichord after the instrument of Michael Mietke in the castle of Charlottenburg (Berlin) about 1700  copy by Berlin Baroque, 2004. constructors: Gerhard Oppelt / Paul-Heinrich Schade / Jürgen Halwaß. FF/GG-e”’  8’8’ Transposing 392/415The instrument sits on a balustrade stand of seven legs.  Ornament and borders are painted in orange and ochre with rubbed gold leaf.  221 cm  x 88 cm width.  Keyboard height is 790 mm. €26,500.

#3751 Germany
A second identical instrument is available with a simpler decoration.  €21.500.

 


#3953 HCH

Flemish Single by D. Jacques Way, 2005, GG - d’’’, 56 notes, 8’, 8’, buff, transposable A415/A440, keyboard with bone naturals, arcades of embossed leather, wooden jacks, decorated with Flemish papers, lid motto, painted soundboard, case with faux marble, oak turned leg trestle stand, with matching music desk and two lid sticks, (83” x 34”, 6 1/4” octave) Very rare D. Jacques Way single manual Flemish. $22,000.