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Contrabass trombone in 16-ft C, case, Nominal pitch: 16-ft C.

Technical description: Brass. Double-slide model contrabass trombone. Windway runs mouthpipe - slide with moving outer - slide with moving inner - pitch change slide - slide with moving outer - slide with moving inner - joint - main tuning-slide - bell. With two alternative pitch change slides for Old Philharmonic pitch and French pitch. With handle for slide manipulation. With a short bit to adapt to the associated non-original mouthpiece. Repair History: Plastic binding has been wrapped around at the two slide stays where the stays could be gripped.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.22 Labrosones with slides
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:1081; bell 235.