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Contralto saxhorn. Nominal pitch: 4½-ftB♭.

Technical description: brass; ligature tuning at mouthpipe; fitting for music card holder. Valve type: Valves 1 and 3 Berlin-type, valve2 hybrid Périnet-type; all bottom sprung; alignment by slot on lower part of piston, key on casing.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.2 Valve horns with wider bore
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:626; bell 149.