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Bass tuba in F, of brass, with five Berlin valves, nickel alloy bands on the tubing and nickel alloy bell garland, no mouthpiece.

  • Date:
    mid-19th century
  • Maker:
    Zetsche, Johann Heinrich [Person]
  • Collection:
    Bate Collection, Oxford
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  • Place of production:
    Germany, Hannover
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  • Materials:Brass;Metal;Nickel;Alloy
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  • Inscriptions:J.H. Zetsche Hannover on silver shield with crown and leafy scrolls: Garde Regiment
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  • Repository:Bate Collection, Oxford
  • Measurements:Max L = 880 mm Max W = 310 mm Max Diam [bell] = 220 mm