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Mellophone. Nominal pitch: E♭

Technical description: Brass, circular wrap with downward-pointing bell. Water-key; ligature clamp on main tuning-slide; fitting for music card-holder. Valve type: 3 Périnet valves, bottom sprung; alignment by key on piston. Repair History: Patch c 9mm on bell rim.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.2 Valve horns with wider bore
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:568; corpus diameter c290; bell 257.