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Old 08-06-2019, 04:32 PM   #55
Glenurquhart
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Join Date: Oct 2004
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Default Re: New set by Pierre Blanchet

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Originally Posted by will103 View Post
No idea I'm afraid. Might even be wrong on the date, so any info based on the pics below would be really helpful. I cannot find a name stamp that I can read, although there is a hint of one above the high G hole.

Here are some pictures I took before I stabilised the many splits.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/z8a6k80nn2..._1574.JPG?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/2is446jd67..._1577.JPG?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/acjbmqhijh..._1579.JPG?dl=0

https://www.dropbox.com/s/p0gfcm8ja0..._1580.JPG?dl=0

I want to get it going so I can play piobaireachd on it - that's the plan.

Cheers, will
Your chanter is not mid-1800's but consistent with sole and bulb patterns around 1880-90, give or take. That does not make it less interesting and it should be much easier to find a properly working reed than for an earlier chanter.
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