The Complete List/ Virginals & Spinets

 

 

 


#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. $1,500.

 


#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.

 


#4148 GA Sold
Zuckermann Virginal. 1 x 8’, 54 notes. BB - e''', boxwood naturals with black sharps. Three piece trestle stand. (64 1/2” x 18” x 8”, 6 1/2" octave) The instrument is in GA. $2,800.

 


#3373 MA
English Bentside Spinet. 61 note GG-g"' by John Morley (London) ca 1970
. Ivory case exterior; lid interior is light blue with gilded motto and banding; keyboard of ebony. Delrin jacks and plectra. Three fluted legs for easy installation. A portable, handsome instrument in good condition from the Morley shop. $4000 $3,000.

 


#4208 HCH

Small spinet by Arnold Dolmetsch, opus 977, C - f ‘’’, 53 notes, 1 x 8’, buff, walnut case, four remove-able tapered legs, (43” x 20”, 6 3/8” octave). $3,200.

 


#4184 MA Sold
English bent side spinet, Hubbard kit built in 1980 by Peter Sykes. 1 x 8’, 60 notes, FF,GG - f ‘’’,  keyboard of boxwood with mahogany sharps, mahogany case with inlaid walnut panels, three piece turned leg stand, includes cover. The instrument is located in MA. $3,500.

 


#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.

 


#3912 HCH

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Flemish virginal attributed to R. Schuetze, 1960’s - 1970’s, probably Ruckers Quint design, at 415 pitch, 1 x 8’, C-d’’’, 51 notes, reverse keys, delrin jacks, red case with marbling, decorated with flemish papers, all stringing in phosphor bronze, big sound. tapered legs on stand sections which are hinged to case. (59” x 18” x 9”, 6 1/4” octave) Includes cover. $6,800. $3,800.

 


#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. $3,800.

 


#4123 HCH
Sold
Zuckermann Virginal, 1x 8’, 54 notes, BB - e’’’ @ 440, boxwood naturals with black sharps, Cherry veneer case, three piece trestle stand, (64 1/2” x 18” x 8”, 6 1/2" octave) $3,900.

 


#4120 HCH Sale Pending
Italian virginal by Robert Brooke, 1978, C - c’’’, 59 notes, 1 x 8’, transposing A415/A440, wooden jacks, boxwood naturals, ebony sharps with inlay, cedar case with sitka soundboard, three piece oak turned leg stand, (66 1/2” x 16 1/2” x 8 1/2”, 6 1/2” octave) $4,000.

 


#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.  

 


#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. New stringing and quilling by HCH.  $4,800.

 


#4217 HCH

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

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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. $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.

 

 


#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

 

 


#4143 GA Sold
Hubbard English bent side spinet, copy of the 1765 Baker Harris instrument, 1 x 8’, five-octave compass, FF’f’’’, 60 notes, mahogany case with inlaid walnut panels, three piece turned leg stand. The instrument is in GA. $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.

 


#4194 HCH
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Pentagonal virginal by Robert Duffy, 2019, new instrument. A typical 17th century style thin case virginal having four octaves. C - c ‘’’, 49 notes, boxwood naturals, ebony sharps, 1 x 8’, transposing, wooden jacks, thicker wood, as on the antiques, to compensate for the shortness typical in Italian jacks. Three piece turned leg trestle stand. Includes padded cover. (19” x 61”, 25 lbs, 6 1/4” octave) $7,000.

 


#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

 


#3853 HCH
Sale Pending
English Bentside spinet by Hubbard and Broekman, 1989, 1 x 8’, FF,GG - f’’’, 60 notes, Keyboard of boxwood with mahogany sharps, case cross banded with mahogany surrounding boxwood inlay and bookmatched flamed mahogany panels, turned leg stand and matching bench. (74” x 32” x 9”, 6 3/8” octave). $8,500.
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#4099 HCH
Sold
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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
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#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
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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.

 


#4018 HCH
Sold
Antique English Bentside spinet by Jacob Kirckman, London, 1750.  Single set of 8' strings. Completely restored by Dale Munschy with care to preserve originality.  Original stand in the style of William and Mary. Original keyboard and action with jacks quilled in Canadian goose. Correct Graham Walker wool action cloth.  Instrument has been restrung in an historically accurate scale with Malcolm Rose English brass and iron. Range FF, GG - f''' pitched at A415.  78" across the spine.  The instrument is in excellent playing condition and hold its tune quite well. Our understanding is that the instrument has been in the same family in America since 1800. Truly a rare opportunity to own a fine example from the renowned Kirckman workshop. $35,000.