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Contralto saxhorn. Nominal pitch: B♭.

Technical description: Brass; ligature tuning slide at mouthpipe; fitting for music card holder. Valve type: 3 Périnet valves, bottom sprung; alignment by key on piston. Repair History: The section of tubing just after valves has been crudely repaired by binding with copper wire and soldering.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.2 Valve horns with wider bore
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:677; bell 165.