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Bass valve trombone. Nominal pitch: F.

Technical description: Brass, with german silver garland, ferrules and stay mounts. Short model; loop in bell section. Main tuning-slide at foot of leadpipe. With water-key on main tuning-slide. Fitting for music card-holder. Length of m.t.s. 102mm, allowing increase of air column length by nearly 204mm. Valve type: 4 rotary valves, in line; clock spring in drums; cork buffers mounted on valve spindles.

  • Date:
    Circa 1890
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    University of Edinburgh
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    Probably Graslitz, Austria
  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.233.2
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.233.2
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:Overall length 845; bell 218 - 219.