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Clarinet in High F

8 keys. 4 sections of boxwood and mouthpiece of dark wood. Mouthpiece: 85mm; barrel: 46.2mm; upper joint: 138mm; lower joint: 164mm; bell: 84.6mm. Ivory ferrules and bell rim. 8 patent brass keys mounted on raised blocks and rings. Each tenon bound with string. Other: Mouthpiece is original (unusually long tenon matches barrel (a device to help when tuning).

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    Monzani, Tebaldo [Person]
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    Birmingham Conservatoire
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    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on the Barrel and Bell: [motif: crown] / “MONZANI & Co”|Stamped on the Upper joint [motif: crown] / “MONZANI & Co / 28, REGENT STt / PICCADILLY / LONDON”|Stamped on the lower joint [motif: crown] / “MONZANI & Co / PATENT / KEYS”|Each key head has a crown motif stamped
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  • Repository:Birmingham Conservatoire
  • Measurements:390mm not including mouthpiece (original), bell diameter: 59mm