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Serpent. Nominal pitch: 8-ft C.

Technical description: Wood, with leather binding; ivory finger-hole bushes; brass stays, bell mount, crook receiver mount, keys and crook; 6 finger-holes; keys for L0, R4 and R0 arranged for right hand held under tube. L0: B♮. R0: C♯. R4: G♮but it is possible that the instrument was built for use at a higher pitch and that the R4 key was intended for F♯. Keyhead type: flat round. Repair History: 3rd key a replacement by C.W. Monk, 1980.

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