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Helicon. Nominal pitch: B♭.

Technical description: Brass. Water-key. Valve type: 3 Périnet valves, bottom-sprung; alignment by key on piston. Repair History: One bottom valve cap a replacement. New main tuning-slide made by A.K.F. Wilson 1982. Mouthpipe has a tuning bit soldered in, probably not an original feature.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2 Valve bugles with wide bore
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:1184; coil diameter 770 approx; bell 386.