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Double-belled euphonium. Nominal pitch: B♭.

Technical description: Silver-plated brass. Large bell fixed and directed upwards; small bell detachable and rotatable with ligature fixing, angled at nearly 90° from upwards. Water-keys on 2nd & 4th v.t.s. and on both m.t.s. Fitting for music card holder. Loop for Rthumb. Two loops for carriage strap. Valve type: 4 Périnet valves, 5th valve Périnet-type; bottom sprung, with circular ports; alignment by key on piston, groove on casing bore.

  • Date:
    Circa 1913
  • Maker:
    Buescher [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Place of production:
    Elkhart/Indiana/United States of America
  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.231.2+423.233.2
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2+423.233.2
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:638; bells 176 and 305.