Technical description: Set of miniature Highland bagpipes in ebony with ivory mounts, consisting of bass and tenor drones with stocks, chanter stock, and blowpipe/mouthpiece and stock.Chanter stock with ivory ferrule.Blowpipe/mouthpiece: black horn on original blowpipe and stock. Leather valve. Original ivory mounts.Bass Drone: three sections. Ivory top and mounts.Tenor drone|1: two sections. Cane reed.Tenor drone|2: two sections. Cane reed.Measurements: bass drone length c|535, bore at top 6.5; tenor drones length c|270, bore at top 6.5. Repair History: Repaired by Jon Swayne 2012: the bass drone stock and ferrules on the bass and tenor|1 stock replaced; earlier repair of the broken lower half and mount of lower bass drone section in hardwood and boxwood replaced in ebony and ivory; new horn mouthpiece.
basic im information; sarah deters richardson, 15.4.13.
Purchased with assistance of the Heritage Lottery Fund, 2012.