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Oboe in C

2 keys. 3 sections (202.5mm, 212.5mm, 160mm) 3 joints); 2 brass keys, one swallowtail, mounted on raised blocks; only one hole halved; the top of the instrument has not been turned but is smooth (English “straight-top”); boxwood and ivory (between top and middle joints), with cork on the tenons.

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  • Maker:
    Cahusac, Thomas I [Person]
  • Collection:
    Birmingham Conservatoire
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  • Place of production:
    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on the Middle and Bell joints: “CAHUSAC / LONDON”|Stamped on the Top joint: “CAHUSAC/ LONDON / REPOSITORY / TRURO”
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  • Repository:Birmingham Conservatoire
  • Measurements:585mm total length