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Sutton Hoo Lyre



Made of Scottish sycamore in this example shown, with gold plated bronze mounts, and hand made soundboard tacks, boxwood pegs and bridge.

The strings are natural Gut (I can also fit Fluorocarbon strings)
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The price is
£2450 which includes english Sycamore top and body, the authentic head joints gold plated bronze hardware brass soundboard tacks and a hard case

To order one of these replicas please contact me for more details.
 

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Made of scottish sycamore in this example shown, with gold plated bronze mounts, and hand made soundboard tacks, boxwood pegs and bridge.
The strings are natural Gut (I can also fit Fluorocarbon strings)

sutton hoo lyre copy

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Work In progress June 2006

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The original Lyre of sutton Hoo at the British Museum April 2006

Taplow Lyre:
This lyre is based on the Taplow lyre remains with a joint head inset into the top of the lyre arms,  the mounts are handmade, cast in bronze, with a cuttlefish bone and garnet eye, 24 carat gold plated.   This model comes with soundboard pins like the Sutton Hoo model and lyre playing strap tuning keys and case.



  The fittings are boxwood on this lyre with gut strings standard.              £2250                             
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taplowCustom Taplow model below painted/dyed in Woad and rose madder with wood lined case from the Island of Harris.  (SOLD)
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Custom Model taplow Lyre with Bergh apton strap pegs (SOLD)

taplow Lyre

     Taplow Mounts Bronze, Gold plated    

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