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    Civil War Fife
    Civil War era simple system rosewood fife with brass ferrules pitched in the key of C.  15" long.  No cracks in the wood.  Good condition with little scratches/dings in the wood.  No case.  Good for Civil War re-enactors.
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    Price: $175.00 (USD)
    Cloos-Crosby
    Circa late 19th C/early 20th Century black ebony Crosby model fife made by George Cloos (1836-1910) of New York.  The mark is faint.  Nickel-silver ferrules.  17" long pitched in the key of Bb.  No cracks in the wood.  In good condition with a few scratches in the wood and some wear on the ferrules.  No case. 
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    Price: $195.00 (USD)
    Cloos-Crosby
    19th Century black ebony Crosby model fife made by George Cloos (1836-1910) of New York.  Nickel-silver ferrules.  There is a crack in the wood.  17" long pitched in the key of Bb.  No case.  Sold as is.
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    Price: $150.00 (USD)
    Cloos-Crosby
    Circa mid-20th Century Crosby model 2-piece fife made by George Cloos (1836-1910) of New York.  Marked Penzul-Mueller New York, who bought Cloos in 1946.  It has nickel-silver ferrules and a tuning slide.  17" long pitched in the key of Bb.  Still to be restored.  No case.
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    Price: $195.00 (USD)
    Cloos-Crosby
    Circa late 19th C/early 20th Century black ebony (?) Crosby model fife made by George Cloos (1836-1910) of New York.  Nickel-silver ferrules.  17" long pitched in the key of Bb.  No cracks in the wood.  In good condition with light scratches and dents on the ferrules.  No case. 
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    Price: $245.00 (USD)
    Cloos-Crosby
    Circa early 20th Century black ebony Crosby model fife made by George Cloos (1836-1910) of New York.  The mark is faint.  Nickel-silver ferrules.  17" long pitched in the key of Bb.  No cracks in the wood.  In good condition with a little surface wear on the ferrules and minor dents at the ends of the ferrules.  No case. 
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    Price: $150.00 (USD)
    George Butler Fife
    Circa 1865 - 1898 rosewood 2-piece fife made by George Butler, London.  Nickel-silver ferrules and spoon key for the pinkie.  Stamped "Butler / Haymarket / London" on the body and just the name "Butler" on the headjoint.  15" long pitched in the key of Bb.  No cracks in the wood.  In good condition with a few minor chips on the body.  No case.
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    Price: $295.00 (USD)
    George Cloos Fife
    Circa 1920 rosewood 2-piece keyed fife made by George Cloos (1836-1910) of New York.  Nickel-silver ferrules and pin mounted pinkie key.  14" long pitched in the key of C.  No cracks in the wood.  Light scratches on the headjoint but otherwise in good condition.  No case.
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    Price: $195.00 (USD)
    George Cloos Fife
    Unsigned circa early 20th Century keyed fife probably made by George Cloos (1836-1910) of New York.  It has nickel-silver ferrules and pin mounted pinkie key.  15-3/4" long with 7 tone holes pitched in the key of Bb.  No cracks in the wood.  In good condition with a little light scratching.  No case.
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    Price: $275.00 (USD)
    Klingson Rosewood Fife
    Circa 1920s rosewood 2-piece fife with nickel-silver ferrules pitched in the key of C (D).  Klingson was an employed trade name used by Karl Hammerschmidt (1873 - 1945).  It has 7 holes, with the 7th hole raised for pinkie.  12-1/2" long.  No cracks in the wood  Very good condition.  No case.
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    Price: $295.00 (USD)
    Misc. Fife
    Civil War era simple system fife with brass ferrules pitched in the key of Bb.   16-3/4" long.  No cracks in the wood.  Good/fair condition with some wear on the brass and minor scratches/dings in the wood.  No case.
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    Price: $150.00 (USD)
    Misc. Fife
    Civil War era simple system fife with brass ferrules pitched in the key of C.  It may be made of walnut.  15" long. No cracks in the wood.  Good condition with only light scratches/dings in the wood.  No case
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    Price: $150.00 (USD)
    ISI253
    Used 20th Century grenadilla wooden fife pitched in the key of Bb.  McDonagh Model J wide bore with silver-plated ferrules.  15-1/2" long.  No cracks in the wood.  Very good condition.  No case
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    Price: $395.00 (USD)

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