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Heckelphone #4720

According to Edith Reiter's 2014 book this instrument was completed on 1 August 1946 and originally sold to a buyer in the USA.

Howe & Hurd (2004) describe heckelphone #4720 as a model 36i; it was later modified into a variant of model 36k with a bridge from 4 to activate the side plate for Bb and C.

As of 2004, heckelphone #4720 is reported to be located in Stockholm, Sweden, and to belong to the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.

The history of heckelphone #4720 remains largely unclear.

To provide further details on the history of this instrument, please contact me at heckelphone@gmx.net.