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Antique Civil War Era Fife Musical Instrument
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Antique Civil War Era Fife Musical Instrument

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Sold Date: 03/30/2009
Channel: Online Auction
Source: eBay

Antique Civil War fife, good condition with little wear and only a few very small scratches/scuffs on the wood, end metal pieces show some surface wear and marks, and I think they are nickel plated, no markings of a manufacturer on piece, measures about 15 5/8" long, dark wood, very nice grain to the wood, typically these were made of rosewood, but this wood is a little darker and may not be rosewood, bought from an 84 year old woman who told me that it was her great uncle's fife, and due to a medical condition, he could not fight in the war and instead played the fife with the troops. I have no provinance of this.

Check out the other vintage stuff that I have for auction on Ebay this week. Always a low starting bid and NO RESERVE on any of my auctions. I do combine shipping for multiple purchases. Happy bidding !!

High bidder to pay 7.00 shipping and handling within the U.S.. Click on "ME" on my auctions for disclosure of terms, and full payment and shipping information.

Please DO NOT contact me to sell, and I do not use "buy it now". I prefer to let all of my auctions run their full 7 days.

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