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Alto (flugel horn) in Db, case, Nominal pitch: 4-ftC.

Technical description: Silver-plated brass; bell-forward wrap. Bow guard on large bow. No water-key or fitting for music card-holder or trace of either. With two alternative main tuning-slides, short shank, crook for B♭, and cornet tuning-bit (which can be used with the short shank to allow use of a cornet mouthpiece). Valve type: 3 rotary valves, the travel limited by cork buffers on spindle meeting the connecting arm; clock springs in drums with ratchet-and-pawl adjustment of spring restoring force., Repair History: The clock springs have been replaced (the old springs retained).

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.11
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:314; bell 147.