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Technical description: Dark brown stained pearwood with brass ferrules and keywork. Heavy brass crook without pinhole. Brass lined crook well to depth of 30mm. F|key for R4 fishtailed. Bell with slim baluster profile. SATK.; Nominal pitch: C.; Type or system: 6 keys.; Keyhead type: 3 flat spades and 2 spatulas.; Keymount type: saddles.; ; ;

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on wing, on butt twice, on long and on bell " W.|MILHOUSE / LONDON".
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.112 (Single) oboes with conical bore
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 1223; crook 238.; Sounding length: ; Bore: wing minimum 9.85 at c|70mm depth.Depth of crook well: tapering to minimum.Diameter of crook well: 15.25 to depth of 30mm.