The Complete List/ Virginals & Spinets



#4233 MI
Sassman Silbermann spinet, BB - f ‘’’, 55 notes, 1 x 8’, buff. One owner, imported from Germany in 1976. Detachable tapered legs. (64” x 24 3/4”) The instrument is in MI. $1,500.


#4253 GA Sold
English bent side spinet by Alec Hodsdon, 1952, C - e ‘’’, wooden jacks with delrin quill, fully regulated. Turned leg trestle stand. The instrument is in GA. $1,800.


#4295 KS
Spinet by Arnold Dolmetsch, England, opus 1163. FF - f ‘’’, 61 notes, 1 x 8’, buff, boxwood naturals, ebony sharps, walnut case, turned leg trestle stand. The instrument is in KS. $2,500.


#4266 WI Sold
Zuckermann Italian virginal by Margaret Hood, 1974/ HCH 2014 1X8', 54 notes, BB-e''' Can also be tuned in short octave GG/BB- e'''. Dark red case with gilding. key naturals of cherry. Dimensions 17" x 64". Estate sale, the instrument is in new condition, having been delivered from HCH in 2015. The instrument is in WI. $2,500.


#4119 HCH
English bent side spinet by Robert Goble, 1961, opus 227, FF - f ’’’, 61 notes, 1 x 8’, buff, wooden jacks, walnut case, tapered leg three piece stand. (54” x 41” x 7 1/2” , 6 1/4” octave) $3,500.


#3697 AL
Zuckermann virginal, 1 x 8', GG/BB to e''' non-transposing, Kept in meantone at A=415. Action, stringing, voicing, etc was professionally done by Brad Bennight in 2014. False inner/outer case. Traditional Dark Green (merde d'oie) case with underside of lid painted Chinese Red (vermilion). Boxwood naturals and black sharps/flats. Faux ivory studs decorate the keys, cheek-scrolls, jack rail, and 'inner' case. The Latin motto reads: "Non musica chordula, sed cor psallit in aure Dei" or "It is not the musical string, but the heart which sings in God's ear" Instrument is located in Alabama. $3,500.


#3923 HCH
Zuckermann Virginal, 1 x 8", 54 notes, BB - e''', boxwood naturals with black sharps, 6 1/2" octave. Green case with band on inside of lid, three piece trestle stand. (64" x 24", 6 1/2" octave) $3,800.


#4073 MN Sold
English Bentside Spinet by Bradley W. M. Benn, 1981, FF - f ''', 61 notes, 1 X 8', case inlaid with exotic woods; stand with early style turnings; Regularly maintained by the builder.  Most recent service was in April, 2018. Instrument is in Minnesota. $4,000.00.


#4181 CA
Virginal by Alec Hodson, Suffolk, UK, 1961, CC - e ‘’’, 53 notes, walnut case, 57” long, trestle style stand, Lid inlay by noted artist Emile Norman, CA, 1962. The instrument is in CA. $4,500.  


#4011 HCH
Zuckermann design Italian virginal, by Terrence Driscoll. GG/BB-e"' at 415, 54 notes, 6 1/2” octave, 1 x 8’, boxwood naturals with black sharps. Parchment rose on soundboard. Green case, three piece trestle stand. (64" x 23", 6 1/2" octave) New stringing and quilling by HCH.  $4,800.


#4217 HCH
Sale Pending

English bentside spinet, from Hubbard design, 1 x 8’ , FF/GG - f ‘’’, 60 notes, A415, fruitwood keyboard, mahogany case, turned leg stand. Includes padded cover. (74” x 31” x 9’) $5,400.


#4159 HCH

Pentagonal virginal by Hubert Bedard, 1 x 8', C - c''' , 48 notes, walnut case, ebony and boxwood keyboard, delrin jacks and plectra. Decorative case moldings and a pretty three piece trestle stand. (60" x 18", 6 1/4" octave) $5,500.


#4082 CA
Pentagonal Virginal after DePerticis, 1684, by Jerome Prager, 1979, 1 x 8’, C - d’’’, 51 notes, The instrument is in CA. $5,500.


#4262 TX
English bentside spinet by John Morley, London, 1981, opus 3151, FF - f ‘’’, 61 notes, 1 x 8’, ebony sharps, bone naturals, decorative brass hardware, case of mahogany with walnut burl and boxwood inlay, turned leg trestle stand. The instrument is in TX. $5,900.



#4229 TX
Zuckermann “Troubadour” Virginal Harpsichord, kit built by David B McBrayer, March 2019, B – f ’’’ , 55 notes, transposing A415/A440. The stand, designed by the builder, is separate and dismountable in three parts (two leg pairs, stretcher with cantilever to support spine). Bench is builder’s design and includes storage bin under hinged seat. Instrument is 54” long and weighs approximately 50 pounds. The instrument is in TX. $6,500



#4039 NJ
English bentside spinet by Hugh Gough, 1950. FF - f’’’, 61 notes, with crescendo stop and buff from pedals. Rebuilt by HCH in 2012, new action in leather at that time.   Keyboard of ebony & ivory,  painted sound board.  A finely crafted English bentside spinet. The instrument is in NJ.  $4,500. / $5,500. with board repair.


#3919 CAN
English Bentside Spinet from Hubbard Kit built in 1982 by Montreal builder Robert Sigmund. 60 notes, FF to f’’’, no bottom FF#. Includes extra strings (all brass) and tuning hammer. The instrument is in Montreal. $7800 CAN


#4234 HCH
English bent side spinet by Peter Redstone, 2003, after Hitchcock, 1710, GG/BB - d ‘’’, 1 x 8”, keyboard of ebony naturals, bone sharps, wooden jacks, walnut exterior and interior, with rosewood and satinwood banding in key well, soundboard painting in English manner by Katherine Redstone, turned leg trestle stand, decorative cast brass hinges. ( 5’ 3” x 27”, 6 1/4” octave) $8,000.


#4099 HCH
Hill and Tyre English style bent side spinet, 1980, opus 97. FF - g’’’, 63 notes, 1 x 8’, keys are ebony naturals, bone sharps, with carved arcades, black exterior, lid with red interior and gold banding, interior flemish papers, two piece turned leg trestle stand, (82” x 31”, 1/4” octave) $8,900.


#3789 VA
English bentside spinet by Peter Redstone, 1991, opus 50, 8’, C - d’’’, 51 notes, wooden jacks, oak case, trestle stand. The instrument is in Virginia. $8,900


#4196 Italy
Spinet Virginal by Marco Brighenti, 2015, after 1599 I. Ruckers. C - c ‘’’, transposing A415 - A440, Key naturals are capped with bone, sharps are ebony, arcades are pierced parchment on red cardboard. Decorated with Ruckers papers, soundboard painting, lid painting. Case exterior is marbled, turned leg trestle stand. (dimensions: 175 x 49 x 24,5 cm) The instrument is in Italy. +iva”. (22%) € 12.500


#3568 PA
Hubbard 17th Century Flemish Virginal Muselar, built in Hubbard shop; 49 notes, C to c''', Tapered soundboard, Embossed parchment key fronts, Oak music desk, Trestle stand in oak w/ turned legs, decorative bed bolt covers, Ball & Ball antiqued brass strap hinges, includes high back chair. $15,000 $12,500 / offer


#4178 HCH
Sale Pending

Flemish Muselar by Carl Fudge, 1979. C - c’’’, 49 notes, 1 x 8’, arpichordum, wooden jacks, with delrin quilling. Decorated with Flemish papers, painted soundboard by Sheridan Germann 1991, lid painting by celebrated and well-collected Rhode Island artist Pasquale Masiello, after English artist Thomas Robbins. Three piece turned leg stand. (67” x 20”, 6 1/2” octave) $15,000.