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Drum Recorder

Drum Recorder

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The inscription on the bracket of this drum recorder reads “A. Hahl & Co. Baltimore, MD. 308.” That on the clock movement reads “Seth Thomas Thomaston Conn 29.” August Hahl was a German who arrived in the United States in 1870, and settled in Washington, D.C. He moved to Baltimore in 1874. Thomaston, once a section of Plymouth, Connecticut, was incorporated as a separate town in 1875.
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Drum Recorder
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United States: Maryland, Baltimore
overall: 19 cm x 35.5 cm x 25.3 cm; 7 15/32 in x 13 31/32 in x 9 31/32 in
overall: 7 1/8 in x 14 in x 10 in; 18.0975 cm x 35.56 cm x 25.4 cm
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