Technical description: Rectangular mahogany box with short neck and wide head; two sound-holes in base of body; two legs or other supports at each side of the head, two legs or other supports at each side of the body at the `tail end'; two pins [for two tailpieces ?]; wide bridge on belly and similar wide bridge on head; each string attached at head end to a brass right-angled lever hinged at the apex to which weights can be added so that variation in pitch with string tension can be shown.
a. myers, october 1995.
1489 excluding levers.
To be identified with item 46 in the 1852 Catalogue of Apparatus.