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Oboe. Nominal pitch: C.

Technical description: Blackwood, possibly ebony, with silver keys and four ivory ferrules at the reed well, sockets and bell. Straight top model. There are two vent-holes in the bell. There is no inward flange at the base of the bell. L0: 8. L1: T. L2: T. L3: TT. L4: G♯. R0:, R1: T; B♭; C. R2: T. R3: T; F. R4: lowC; F♯; C♯; E♭. Keymount type: blocks. Keyhead type: Saltspoon.

  • Date:
    1858 or soon after
  • Maker:
    D'Almaine & Co [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:422.112
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.112
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:566