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Cornet. Nominal pitch: B♭ etc.

Technical description: Brass; windway through valves (3,2,1); with crook for A♭ only. Valve type: 3 Stölzel valves with spring inside hollow stem; alignment by guide pin which also locates lower end of spring; wax partitions. Repair History: 1st and 2nd valve touchpieces are of german silver, 3rd valve touchpiece is of ivory - probably 1st and 2nd are replacements. The crook is probably a replacement: the original could be expected to have had a minimum bore of c11.1.

  • Date:
    1837-65, probably c1840
  • Maker:
    Glen, Thomas [Person]
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Place of production:
    Edinburgh/City of Edinburgh/Scotland
  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.232.11-4
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.11-4
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:268; bell 124.