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Tuba. Nominal pitch: 12-ft F.

Technical description: brass; water-keys on 1st and 3rd valve tuning-slides and on main tuning-slide. Valve type: 5 Périnet valves, bottom sprung; alignment by key on piston; copper-plated pistons. Repair History: The 4th and 5th valve caps have been adapted to give room for felt; new valve stems added on the 4th and 5th valves. The valves were copper-plated by Derek Farnell, Manchester circa 2003.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2 Valve bugles with wide bore
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:882; bell 390.