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Bass trombone. Nominal pitch: G.

Technical description: Silver-plated brass; plated stockings; cranked bell stay. Light wooden handle connected to slide stay by a universal joint. With alternative tuning-slides for high and low pitch.

  • Date:
    Circa 1925
  • Maker:
    Besson & Co [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.22
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.22
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:1390 with the longer of two tuning-slides; bell 202.