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Tuba. Nominal pitch: B♭.

Technical description: Silver-plated brass. Water-key on main tuning-slide Valve type: 3 Périnet valves, bottom sprung, alignment by key on piston. Repair History: The three valve buttons do not all match - two have with mother-of-pearl insert.

  • Date:
    Circa 1920
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    University of Edinburgh
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  • Place of production:
    Elkhart/Indiana/United States of America
  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.231.2
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:940; bell 563.