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Old 08-10-2019, 11:59 PM   #59
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Default Re: New set by Pierre Blanchet

Originally Posted by Glenurquhart View Post
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.
Brilliant, thank you so much Glenurquhart, I now have a better idea of the date, and it is good news that the chanter should be easier to reed. I really hope to get it playing for Piobaireachd soon. With your vast experience do you have any idea of who the maker might have been, or whether they are more likely to have been east or west Scotland?

Many thanks, will
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