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Heckelphone #4013

According to Edith Reiter's 2014 book, this instrument was completed on 18 March 1927 and originally sold to a buyer in the USA.

Howe & Hurd (2004) describe heckelphone #4013 as a model 36i, tuned at A=440; the instrument has a muting bell.

As of 2014, heckelphone #4013 has been reported to be located in Munich, Germany, owned by noted heckelphonist and collector, Dr. Gunther Joppig.

The history of heckelphone #4013 remains largely unclear.

Many thanks to Dr. Gunther Joppig for providing some of the information shown on this page. To provide further details on the history of this instrument, please contact me at heckelphone@gmx.net.