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Tenor trombone. Nominal pitch: C.

Technical description: Silver-plated brass. With alternative main slide section having additional tuning-slide at bottom of main slide. Additional tuning-slide: length of each inner leg 119 allowing increase in air column length of nearly 238mm. The main slide without the additional tuning-slide appears to have been designed for and used for some time with a handle which is now missing. The inner slides are copper-plated.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.22 Labrosones with slides
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:970; bell 138.