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Technical description: boxwood barrel, upper section, middle section, lower section and bell; ivory ferrules on each socket and bell rim; dark wood mouthpiece grooved for cord attachment of reed. Waisted barrel. Leaf springs.; Nominal pitch: C.; Type or system: 8 keys.; Keyhead type: 2 flat square heads for L0 and L1; 4 keys with metal plugs rivetted to flat round brass heads engaging with metal-lined toneholes; 2 flat round cross keys.; Keymount type: the 2 cross keys in saddles.; ; ;

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell "ASTOR / HORWOOD / 79 / CORNHILL / LONDON" / unicorn head / "PATENT"; stamped on upper section and middle section "ASTOR / HORWOOD" / unicorn head / "PATENT"; no inscription on mouthpiece, barrel or lower section.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.211.2 (Single) clarinets with cylindrical bore, with fingerholes
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 594; 535 to top of barrel.; Sounding length: ; Bore: