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Re: Harry Pedler & Co./The Pedler Co. Thread
« Reply #165 on: December 02, 2021, 11:48:53 AM »
After doing some digging, looks like the guarantee bond certificate was signed by Sidney Pedler, one of Harry's younger sons.
https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/LRYR-Y6J/sidney-austin-pedler-1910-2001

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Re: Harry Pedler & Co./The Pedler Co. Thread
« Reply #166 on: December 31, 2021, 09:45:29 PM »
Sisface23,
Thank you for your contribution.  That is quite the clarinet you have found.  I have never seen a Soprano Pedler Plateau, so you have a rare gem.
I would love to see photos, and know whether you moved forward on its restoration.
Sid signed late in the game.  He may have even stayed behind at MBIC, for a time.  To answer your question, Yes; in my estimation, the guarantee bond makes your valuable clarinet significantly more valuable.  Can you tell me who the manager was at the time?  (Was it RO Thompson?)
Even if it never plays magnificently (and it may well), you certainly got quite a fantastic deal, as you hold an historically significant relic.
Cheers-
Expert bubblegum welder, and Pedler Pedler.

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Re: Harry Pedler and Co./The Pedler Co. Serial Number List
« Reply #167 on: March 01, 2022, 10:37:30 AM »
HARRY PEDLER/THE PEDLER, CO. SERIAL NUMBER LIST:

* All clarinets, unless listed otherwise are Bb Sopranos in the BOEHM SYSTEM.  While Harry Pedler made clarinets in the keys of A, C, and Eb, I have only ever seen one Eb in metal.  I have in my possession, literature published by Harry Pedler from 1924 verifying their existence, however.

** All clarinets listed are deemed or known to be Low Pitch (A=440Hz).  I have never seen a HP Harry Pedler, and firmly believe none exist.  I have come across no literature stating any were ever made—even in the Albert system.

*** All clarinets listed were made between 1919-1956.  When specifics on dates are made available, especially as they relate to prefix model range, they will be posted.

****  I have personally examined a good many of the clarinets on this list, either from handling the clarinets personally or careful scrutiny of photographs from internet auctions, and conversing with owners and sellers in cyberspace whom I will likely never actually meet.  Quite literally, thousands of hours have been spent in the culmination of data (including the time of generous others who have selflessly contributed to this project for purpose of historical preservation of often fleeting information) recording and examining clarinets to ensure accuracy, but no claims are made to 100% accuracy.  If you know of reported data that is incorrect or seems incorrect, please make it known, and it will be investigated/corrected.  If you own (or come to own) any clarinets listed, and can provide further details of any kind, I'd be most obliged.




HARRY PEDLER CLARINETS, SANS SERIAL NUMBER

No S/N...Hard Rubber..."Harry Pedler & Co." In oval with lyre crown...17/6 Boehm with "Pedler Appliance" ( no crow's foot)..."A" hand scribed key batch marks under LH pinky keys.

No S/N...Grenadilla wood..."Harry Pedler & Co." In oval with lyre crown...17/6 Boehm with "Pedler Appliance"

No S/N...ALBERT SYSTEM SOPRANO...Model 152 (2-ring, non-roller pinky keys)...Hard Rubber..."Harry Pedler & Co." in diamond logo (stamped on mouthpiece, barrel and bell)...50/50 case...over/under thumbrest screws..."wrap-around" register key. ("KESSELMAN-O'DRISCOLL Co. MILWAUKEE, WISC. DISTRIBUTORS" stamped on bell underneath diamond logo).

No S/N...ALBERT SYSTEM SOPRANO...Model 1544 (4-ring, roller pinky keys)...Hard Rubber..."Harry Pedler & Co." in diamond logo (stamped on mouthpiece, barrel and bell)...over/under thumbrest screws.

No S/N...ALBERT SYSTEM SOPRANO...Model 1544 (4 ring, flat non-roller pinky keys)...Hard Rubber..."Harry Pedler & Co." in diamond logo (stamped on mouthpiece, barrel and bell)...over/under thumbrest screws..."wrap-around" register key.

No S/N...ALBERT SYSTEM SOPRANO...Model 1544 (4-ring, roller pinky keys)...Hard Rubber...(No logos of any kind)...over/under thumbrest screws..."wrap-around" register key. (Possibly a Gronert/Pedler "AMC")

No S/N...Hard Rubber..."Harry Pedler & Co." in oval with lyre crown...50/50 case...18/7 ( Augmented model 177?)...over/under thumbrest pinning..."Pedler Appliance" (i.e. no crow's foot)..."D" stamped key batch marks under LH pinky keys...G#/A adjustment screw.

No S/N...Bass Clarinet, Model 201A...Rosewood..."Harry Pedler & Co."..."USQMC" (United States [ARMY] Quartermaster Corps)...(see photos, this thread)

No S/N...Bass Clarinet, Model 201A...Rosewood..."Harry Pedler & Co."..."USQMC"...open ring at LH1.




NON-METAL CLARINETS, SANS PREFIX

1103...BASS CLARINET, Model 201A...Rosewood..."Harry Pedler & Co.".

1105...BASS CLARINET, Model 201A...Rosewood..."Harry Pedler & Co."...open ring at LH1...(possibly pre-1931)

1126...BASS CLARINET, Model 201A...Rosewood..."Harry Pedler & Co."...complete plateau upper joint...(likely pre-1931)

3762...Hard Rubber...top joint only...Model 1544 (15 key, 4 ring) ALBERT SYSTEM SOPRANO...straight register key.

14911...Grenadilla Wood..."The Pedler Co." In oval w/ lyre crown...top joint only (split through register key)...cannibalized for a few keys...RIP (ODD, but in personally examining the on-line photo, I see no prefix)




P-SERIES

P2910...Grenadilla wood..."Pedler Special" (no oval)...Geib style “Pedler” branded case...18/7...over/under thumbrest screws...crow's foot.

P3397...Grenadilla wood..."Pedler Premier" (no oval)... knurled adjustable top barrel ring...Geib style tan case.

P4217...Grenadilla wood..."Premier By Pedler"...17/6...over/under thumbrest screws...crow's foot...Authentic, branded Geib case, also with Pedler tag.

P8706...unknown composition..."Premier By Pedler"...17/6...over/under thumbrest screws...crow's foot.

P9218...Wood..."Harry Pedler & Co. Premier"..18/7.

P10354...Wood..."The Pedler Co."...17/6.

P11153...Wood..."The Pedler Co."...17/6.

P11172...Wood..."The Pedler Co." in oval with lyre crown...17/6...crow's foot...over/under thumbrest screws...original Geib style case...individual upper joint trill key posts.

P11297...Wood..."The Pedler Co."...17/6

P11664...Wood..."The Pedler Co."...17/6...conventional "Pedler" branded case...crow's foot.

P11807...Wood..."The Pedler Co." in oval with lyre crown...17/6...crow's foot...twin under thumbrest screws...individual upper joint trill key posts.

P11825...Wood..."The Pedler Co."...17/6...hard rubber bell and barrel with "Harry Pedler and Co." logo in oval w/ lyre crown.

P12138...Wood..."The Pedler Co." in Oval with lyre crown...4 upper joint trill key posts...17/6...crow's foot...twin, "under-thumbrest" screws...silver plated keys...Pedler-branded Geib style case.

P13320...Wood..."The Pedler Co."...17/6

P13800...Wood...The Pedler Co." in oval with lyre crown and "Premier"...17/6...crow's foot...

P14718..."The Pedler Co"...4 upper joint trill key posts...17/6...Geib case.

P14776...wood..."The Pedler Co."...17/6...crow's foot...twin “under-thumbrest” screws.

P15778...Wood..."The Pedler Co."...17/6

P15168...Wood..."The Pedler Co." in oval with lyre crown...17/6...crow's foot...Pedler branded Geib style case...twin under-thumbrest screws.

P16116...Wood..."The Pedler Co." in oval with lyre crown...17/6...crow's foot...4 upper joint trill key posts...silver plated keys...S/N on UJ and LJ.

P16176...Wood..."The Pedler Co."...17/6.

P19356...Wood..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/ lyre crown...17/6...crow's foot...early 1940s Pedler-branded case...over/under thumbrest screws...S/N on UJ and LJ.

P19631...Wood..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/ lyre crown...early 1940s Pedler-branded case...17/6...crow's foot.

P19805...Wood..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/ lyre crown...unbranded, mid-to-late 1940s case (medium brown, rectangular w/ rounded corners)...twin under-thumbrest screws...4 trill posts...new "T-style" bridge key (post WWII)...S/N on UJ and LJ...crow's foot

P22229...Wood..."The Pedler Co." and "Pedler Pennant"...



E-SERIES

E171...Hard Rubber...Pedler Premier barrel and bell...17/6...

E1136...Guarantee Bond only...Hard Rubber...Professional Model...Signed by Sid Pedler.

E1352...Hard Rubber...17/6.

E1430...Hard Rubber...Hoosier model...17/6...With Guarantee Bond signed by Sid Pedler.

E3089...Hard Rubber..."American, The Pedler Co." (no oval)...Geib case w/o Pedler brand...S/N on LJ prominently, and faintly on TJ...factory lyre band on LJ socket ring...17/6...over/under thumbrest screws...crow's foot.

E3253...Hard Rubber..."Premier, The Pedler Co."...18/7.

E4957...Hard Rubber..."Pedler Premier", 17/6..."wire-stock" crowsfoot...over/under thumbrest...Silver plated keys.  Single lower joint trill key post.

E6781...Hard Rubber..."Pedler Hoosier, Elkhart, Indiana" (open logo)...17/6...Crow's foot...over/under thumbrest screws...shared throat trill posts...Pedler-branded flat, rectangular, snake-skin 50/50 case.

E13866...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co."...17/6.

E14613...Hard Rubber...Pedler Hoosier, Elkhart, Indiana" (open logo)...17/6...Crow's foot...over/under thumbrest screws...shared throat trill posts...Pedler-branded Geib case.

E15301...Hard Rubber..."Art Craft Symphony" bell engraving...17/6...crow's foot...unusual 50/50 case.

E15828...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/lyre crown...50/50 snakeskin case w/Pedler brand...17/6...S/N on UJ (and perhaps on LJ?).

E16298...Hard Rubber..."American, The Pedler Co." (no oval)...Geib style Selmer case...17/6...S/N on UJ and LJ...factory lyre band on LJ socket band...crow's foot.

E16299...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/lyre crown...50/50 case...17/6...factory lyre band on LJ socket ring...17/6...Single(!), under-thumbrest screw...crow's foot.

E16705...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/ lyre crown...17/6...no case...factory lyre band on LJ socket ring...crow's foot.

E17423...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler co." In oval w/lyre crown...17/6...original Geib style case...crow's foot...shared upper joint trill key posts...bell is grenadilla, and stamped "American".

E17772...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." In oval w/ lyre crown...17/6...crow's foot...individual top joint trill key posts.

E19190...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/ lyre crown...Geib case w/o Pedler brand...S/N on UJ and LJ...18/7..twin under-thumbrest pins..."Pedler Appliance" (i.e. no crow's foot).

E19986...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co."...17/6.

E20675...Warranty card..."The Pedler Co."...Bb...Model 157...(date of 8/21/47 handwritten on top of card.  Penmanship is notably different on 2s and 7s, as is ink color.  Added after the fact for posterity, perhaps.) 

E21640...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/lyre crown...17/6.

E22104...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." In oval w/lyre crown...17/6...Geib case, original ligature.

E22124...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/lyre crown...17/6...Geib case...4 upper joint trill key posts.

E24581...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." In oval w/lyre crown...17/6...Geib style "Pedler" branded case...4 upper joint trill key posts...twin under-thumbrest screws.

E28067...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." without oval logo...17/6...50/50 case with storage slot...4 upper joint trill key posts...correct single screw ligature and mouthpiece.

E30525...Hard Rubber...17/6...individual upper trill key posts...twin under-thumbrest screws...original Pedler case.

E30970...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/ lyre crown...17/6...Pedler-branded Geib style case.

E31115...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co" in oval with lyre crown...17/6...Pedler flat case...ringless bell.

E31699...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co"....17/6.

E32334...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co" in oval with lyre crown...17/6...crow's foot...Lyre holder socket ring...original, Pedler-branded, Geib style case in medium brown...thin plating on keys...original mouthpiece

E33152...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co"....17/6...bakelite bell?

E34363...BASS CLARINET...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." in oval with lyre crown...S/N on UJ and LJ.

E36489...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." in oval with lyre crown...17/6...twin, "under-thumbrest" screws...4 upper joint trill key posts...Pedler branded Geib style case in tweed (dark brown leatherette is standard, though they are found in tan and medium brown, too)...lyre holder socket ring.

E37071...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co."...conventional "Pedler" branded case...17/6...crow's foot.

E38008...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/ lyre crown...17/6...twin, under-thumbrest screws...4 upper joint trill key posts...crow's foot.

E38475...Hard Rubber..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/ lyre crown...17/6...twin, under-thumbrest screws...4 upper joint trill key posts...crow's foot.




T SERIES

T6178...Wood..."Trophy" in script on top front of upper joint, "Pedler" above a trophy cup and "Elkhart Indiana" below it, engraved on barrel...17/6...crow's foot.

T6510...Wood..."Trophy" in script on top front of upper joint, "Pedler" above a trophy cup and "Elkhart Indiana" below it, engraved on bell...17/6...crow's foot...Pedler branded case.




N-SERIES

N24803..."The Pedler Co."...17/6 (UNICORN of the bunch.  Mis-recorded, or rarest of the Pedler breed?)




W-SERIES:

W267...Grenadilla wood..."Harry Pedler & Co." In oval with lyre crown...17/6..."Pedler Appliance" (i.e. no crow's foot).

W709...Grenadilla wood..."Harry Pedler & Co." In oval...17/6..."Pedler Appliance".

W3211..."The Pedler Co."   silver keys...adjustment screw at crow's foot.

W8007...Wood..."The Pedler Co."...18/7..."Pedler Appliance" (i.e. no crow's foot)...matching serials on UJ and LJ...pinned top joint.

W8267...Wood ..."The Pedler Co."...18/7...articulated C#/G#..."Pedler Appliance" (i.e. no crow's foot).

W8862...Wood..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/lyre crown...19/7...articulated C#/G#..."Pedler Appliance".

W11407...Wood..."The Pedler Co." In oval with lyre crown on top joint and bell...S/N on top rear of top joint, and bottom rear of bottom joint...short barrel and long top joint...silver-plated keywork...blue, forged needle springs...17/6...4 upper joint trill key posts..."Pedler Appliance" (i.e. no crow's foot)...no case.

W14830...ALTO CLARINET...Wood...complete plateau.

W17337..."The Pedler Co."...adjustment screws at crow's foot.

W17392..."The Pedler Co."...Silver keys..."screw ring key adjustment"

W17490...BASS CLARINET...wood..."The Pedler Co." in oval with lyre crown, and "Custombuilt" art deco bell.

W19822...BASS CLARINET...Wood..."The Pedler Co." in oval w/lyre crown...S/N on UJ and LJ.




A-SERIES

A850...Grenadilla wood..."Harry Pedler & Co." In oval...17/6...over/under thumbrest screws...crow's foot...matching S/N on UJ and LJ.

A2915...Grenadilla wood..."American, The Pedler Co." (no oval)...Pedler-branded Geib case...s/n on LJ only...17/6...over/under thumbrest screws...crow's foot...original "The Pedler" mouthpiece.

A3395...Wood...17/6...crow's foot..."The Pedler Co." In oval with lyre crown...original Pedler branded Geib style case..."Sgt. Bob Mitchell, HQ 4th Army" tag in case liner, and "US" stamped into barrel. 

A3666...Wood..."American, The Pedler Co." (no oval)...Pedler branded Geib style case...17/6...over/under thumbrest screws...crow's foot...lyre mount on lower joint tenon socket ring.

A3893...Grenadilla...UNBRANDED...17/6...crow's foot...lyre mount on lower joint tenon socket ring...50/50 case.

A4522...Wood..."American, The Pedler Co." (No oval).

A5793...Wood..."American, The Pedler Co."...17/6.

A6909...Wood..."The Pedler Co." in oval with lyre crown, and "American By Pedler" on bell...individual top joint trill key posts...lyre mount on lower joint tenon socket ring...Geib style Pedler branded case.

A6937...Wood..."American, The Pedler Co. (No oval)...17/6...crow's foot...individual top joint trill key posts...factory lyre mount ring...Geib style "Pedler" branded case.

A7934...Wood..."American By Pedler" on Bell, and "The Pedler Co." on barrel...17/6...crow's foot...Geib style Pedler branded case.





G-SERIES

G2028..."Pennant” (Grenolite)...Lower joint only.

G2440...”Pennant” (Grenolite)...Upper joint only.

G5962..."Pedler Grenolite" (on barrel)... "Pennant" on top front of top joint...("Pedler" in banner on bell)...17/6...4 upper joint trill key posts...crow's foot.




METAL SERIES

478...Metal..."The Pedler Co." In oval w/ lyre crown...and "U.S." underneath...17/6.

7348...Metal..."Made by Harry Pedler & Co., Elkhart Ind."...with elaborate rosette motif engraving...17/6.

7672...Metal..."The Pedler Premiere, Elkhart Ind." in oval...17/6...early, bar-type crow's foot..."F" batch marks under lower trill keys...long, fully assembled case.

8565...Metal..."The Pedler Premiere, Elkhart, Ind." in oval...17/6...crow's foot...long, fully assembled case.

9727...Metal..."The Pedler Premiere, Elkhart, Ind." in oval...17/6...crow's foot...long, fully assembled case.

10033...Metal...Eb..."Harry Pedler Inc." (very unusual!)...rough, fully assembled case.

10728...Metal..."American, Harry Pedler & Co."...17/6...Fully asembled long Pedler case...open logo...crow's foot.

10906...Metal..."The Pedler Premiere, Elkhart Ind." In oval, WITHOUT lyre crown...17/6 with thin bar "crow's foot...original long style case.

10992...Metal..."The Pedler Premiere, Elkhart, Ind."...17/6.

11XXX...Bass Clarinet...all metal..."Harry Pedler & Co."...Low Eb...Ornate engraving on bell with "goldwash" inside.

11141...Metal..."American, Harry Pedler & Co."...17/6...open logo...crow's foot.

11551...Metal..."American, Harry Pedler & Co."...17/6...Fully assembled long Pedler case...open logo...crow's foot.

11754...Metal..."American, Harry Pedler & Co."...17/6...Fully assembled long Pedler case...open logo...crow's foot...original Harry Pedler replacement spring card with springs.

12070...Metal..."American, Harry Pedler & Co."...17/6...Fully assembled long Pedler case...open logo...crow's foot.

13150...Metal..."American, Harry Pedler & Co"...17/6...Fully assembled long Pedler case...open logo...crow's foot.

13693...Metal..."American, Harry Pedler & Co."...17/6...Fully assembled long Pedler case...open logo...reported date of manufacture is 1935-1936 (plausible, though unsubstantiated)...crow's foot.

13769...Metal..."American, Harry Pedler & Co."...17/6...Fully assembled in long Pedler case...open logo.

E13935...Metal..."Precision  Hand-Made  Harry Pedler & Co. Elkhart, Ind." engraved on bell...detachable bell...17/6...Pedler Appliance. (ODD metal clarinet with confirmed E-Prefix).

15365...Metal..."American, Harry Pedler & Co."...  "fully assembled" long Pedler case...open logo...17/6.

23603...Metal(?)…Warranty Card..."Harry Pedler and Co., Inc....Bb clarinet...Model: 167.

28300...Metal..."Student Made by Pedler"...17/6...crow's foot.

29825...Metal...open "Pedler HOOSIER Elkhart Indiana" on bell...17/6...crow's foot...fully assembled long Pedler case.

34566...Metal..."Pedler Custombuilt"...17/6...crow's foot.

35890...Metal..."Pedler American" in ornate Art Deco engraving...17/6...fully assembled long Pedler case...crow's foot.

36066...Metal..."The Pedler Co." in oval with lyre crown...17/6...fully assembled long Pedler case...crow's foot.

36070...Metal..."Student" and "Made By Pedler"...17/6...fully assembled long Pedler case...crow's foot.

37665...Metal..."Pedler Hoosier" (elaborate art deco bell engraving)...17/6...fully assembled long Pedler case...crow's foot...S/N stamped on underside of LH pinky key.

37927...Metal..."Pedler Hoosier" (elaborate art deco bell engraving)...17/6...fully assembled long Pedler case...crow's foot...S/N stamped on underside of LH pinky key and above bell solder ring.

38213...Metal..."Pedler Custombuilt, Elkhart, Ind." (elaborate art deco bell engraving)...17/6...crow's foot...fully assembled Pedler-branded long case.

41082...Metal..."Student (in script) Made By Pedler"...17/6...crow's foot...long, "fully assembled" case.

46588...Metal..."Pedler Custombuilt, Elkhart, Ind." (elaborate art deco bell engraving)...17/6...crow's foot.

46780...Metal..."Pedler Custombuilt, Elkhart, Ind." (elaborate art deco bell engraving)...17/6...crow's foot.

47780...Metal..."Pedler Custombuilt, Elkhart, Ind." (elaborate art deco bell engraving)...17/6...crow's foot.


I have a Bb Pedler metal clarinet that matchs with this description '37665...Metal..."Pedler Hoosier" (elaborate art deco bell engraving)...17/6...fully assembled long Pedler case...crow's foot...S/N stamped on underside of LH pinky key.'. The S/N is 37952, but the bell engraving says  "The Pedler Co. Elkhart Ind.". How is this possible? I'll atatch pictures so you can see.

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Re: Harry Pedler & Co./The Pedler Co. Thread
« Reply #168 on: March 09, 2022, 07:27:19 PM »
I found this while scrolling through some auctions.  I've seen pictures of a fair number of Pedler clarinets, but never saw this logo before.  Checked the serial number list and this must be what is referred to as the Pennant logo.
« Last Edit: March 13, 2022, 10:43:41 AM by mechanic »
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Re: Harry Pedler & Co./The Pedler Co. Thread
« Reply #169 on: May 22, 2022, 06:22:14 PM »
Good evening, clarinet enthusiasts!
I am new to the forum world - in fact this is my first ever post here, so please forgive any improper etiquette on my end.

I recently acquired a metal clarinet and I’ve hit a wall on the investigation of its lineage. I can find little to nothing on it, but from the detachable bell, to the key work and rollers, to even the case, my guess is that it’s a Harry Pedler stencil. If there’s any seasoned eyes on here that would be willing to sneak a peek and enlighten me with some knowledge, I’d greatly appreciate it! Please and thank you!

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Re: Harry Pedler & Co./The Pedler Co. Thread
« Reply #170 on: May 24, 2022, 04:21:12 AM »
Whatever it is, that's a pretty premium style of metal clarinet. Adjustable barrels are hard to find on all but the highest quality metals.

Detachable bell is also a good sign - for some reason, the more pieces a metal breaks down into, the better it tends to be. Don't ask me why.
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Re: Harry Pedler & Co./The Pedler Co. Thread
« Reply #171 on: May 24, 2022, 05:06:02 AM »
It definitely doesn’t feel like a cheapo student model. The weight and build quality reminds me of the Silva-Bet, and it’s the first I’ve seen (in person) with a tuning barrel that doesn’t detach.

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Re: Harry Pedler & Co./The Pedler Co. Thread
« Reply #172 on: May 24, 2022, 01:42:46 PM »
Wait, the barrel doesn't detach? Well that's definitely unique. Can't say I've heard of that before. I'm sure you've checked, but it could be stuck on?
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Re: Harry Pedler & Co./The Pedler Co. Thread
« Reply #173 on: May 25, 2022, 04:22:05 PM »
No the barrel appears to be factory attached, unless someone did a perfect job replating the silver after doing a factory-clean job attaching the barrel. I’ve never seen it before either but I thought I had read that some of the Pedlers were similar so I just assumed it was a stencil.

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Re: Harry Pedler & Co./The Pedler Co. Thread
« Reply #174 on: May 25, 2022, 04:34:16 PM »
With an adjustable tuning device, and no wood to crack, there would be no reason for a "barrel".
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