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Technical description: Stained stained pearwood with brass ferrules and keywork. Light brass crook with pinhole. Unlined crook well. Bell with flared profile. The F|key for R4 has a single touchpiece. SATK (wing); SATB (butt and long).; Nominal pitch: C.; Type or system: 8 keys.; Keyhead type: 5 flat spades and 3 spatulas.; Keymount type: saddles.; ; ;

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on wing, butt, "ASTOR / HORWOOD / 79 / CORNHILL / LONDON" / unicorn head.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.112 (Single) oboes with conical bore
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 1254; crook 198.; Sounding length: ; Bore: wing minimum 10.75 at depth of c|90mm.Depth of crook well: tapering to minimum.Diameter of crook well: 11.6 - 11.25 over 25mm.