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Ebony, in three joints, all the mounts now missing. Four circular silver-plated keys, mounted on metal pillars. Metal-sleeved sliding tuning-barrel, with cork stopper, in the head joint. Pitch of the instrument: B flat.

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    Ward & Sons
  • Collection:
    National Museums Liverpool
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  • Place of production:
    Liverpool (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Inscriptions:"Ward & Sons, 10 St Anne St., Liverpool", on top and bottom joints, and "Ward & Son, Liverpool" on the middle joint
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  • Repository:National Museums Liverpool
  • Measurements:Overall length 388mm, length from centre of mouth-hole to foot 328mm, bore of head joint 12.7mm, bore of foot 10.5mm