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Slide trumpet

Silver plate on copper ally, in two sections, with long sliding copper alloy tube. The bell is decorated with engraved roses. Cup-shaped silver-plated mouthpiece, stamped "Besson & Co., Prototype". Pitch of the instrument: B flat.

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    Lee, Frederick John
  • Collection:
    National Museums Liverpool
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    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Inscriptions:"Class A, F.J. Lee, Military Band Manufacturer, London, E, 14057, Harry Allen (Patentee)" on the bell
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  • Repository:National Museums Liverpool
  • Measurements:Total length 1150mm, length of the slide, to mouthpiece 715mm, diameter of bell 118mm