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Technical description: rosewood; 5 sections; silver keys; 7 ridged silver ferrules; metal-lined head; tuning-slide; silver cap; wooden screw-stopper with silver tip; oval embouchure-hole, bushed with silver; silver lip-plate; overlapping low C/C♯ touches; R2 finger-hole has metal bush.; Nominal pitch: C.; Type or system: 8 keys, left-handed system.; Keyhead type: saltspoon, with pewter plugs and metal key-hole surrounds for low C/C♯.; Keymount type: knob.; L1: @I{T; C.L2: @I{T.L3: @I{T; cross F.L4: @I{D♯; low C♯; low C.R0: @I{B♭.R1: @I{T.R2: @I{T.R3: @I{T.R4: @I{G♯; long F.; Usable pitch: A₄ c|444|-|c|458|Hz.; Performance characteristics: range C₄|-|B♭₆; strong clear sound throughout except for lowest notes in present condition.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped "J.|FENTUM / LONDON".
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:421.121.12
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 654.; Sounding length: 578.; Bore: conical.