Samuel Graves

Courtesy of Jack Doyle

Place of business: Winchester , NH

Dates of business: 1824-1869*

* Per Langwill


Length of Instrument -the fife is 17 1/2 inch.

Wood -the instrument is made of boxwood.

Key of instrument -Bb. (in high pitch)

Finger Holes -seem to be all of the same size.

The spacing on the holes is as follows: not measured

Swell -the swell on this instrument comes right at the embouchure hole.

Date of fife 1830-1850.

Ferrules – Brass/seamed