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Stained boxwood, in four joints, with ebony mouthpiece and three original ivory mounts. Barrel and mouthpiece and modern reconstructions (1993) for display purposes. Middle joint of a lighter colour and with different stamp, suggesting that it may be a later replacement. Eight circular brass keys, mounted on wooden saddles, six original, two reconstruction (1993) for display purposes. Pitch of the instrument: B flat.

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    National Museums Liverpool
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    Liverpool (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Inscriptions:Stamp: "Jordan, Liverpool", with a star above and crown below, on top and bell joint, and "Jordan, Liverpool", with a crown below, on the middle joint
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  • Repository:National Museums Liverpool
  • Measurements:Length of original three joints 543mm, length of reconstructed barrel and mouthpiece 116mm, main bore diameter 13.3mm