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Clarinet in C/Bb, of boxwood with six brass keys, ivory ferrules and bell ring. Reed tied to the mouthpiece with green string. With two interchangeable body joints.

  • Date:
  • Maker:
    Astor, George [Person]
  • Collection:
    Bate Collection, Oxford
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  • Place of production:
    UK, England, London
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  • Materials:Boxwood;Plant;Brass;Metal;Ivory;Tooth;Animal
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  • Inscriptions:ASTOR LONDON [unicorn head] [on all joints, bell also has NO. 26 WYCH: STREET]
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:
  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 659 mm Max Diam [bell] = 66 mm Max L [other joint] = 297 mm