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Chickering Grand 8’2” #22163, 1858

Chickering Spring Lake Village 1 cn 1684

Chickering 22163 at time of donation in Santa Rosa, CA

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#22163 is a very early Chickering string scale design

Chickering 8'2 CN 1684 agraffe bridge

#22163 has the early Chickering patented agraffe bridge

Chickering 8'2 22163 plan view bottom compr

#22163 soundboard was once replaced with a board of modern design, more typical of the 1860s Chickering.

Below is Clark Pannacione’s submission to www.hammerfluegel.info of a Chickering with a soundboard design likely to be similar to the original #22163 board

Chickering 12791 Bottom Plan View1

The Erard Project - with VP David Rubenstein