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Trompe de chasse.

Technical description: Brass, 4|coils, 4 terraced joints; with garland. Section lengths 740 (from mouthpiece receiver sheath distal), 870, 870, 830, 1010 (bell).; Nominal pitch: 14-ft D.; Usable pitch: Probably built for use at circa A₄=|435|Hz.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell with post-horn motif / "HALARI / FOURNSEUR. DE L'EMPEREUR / A PARIS"; below on garland "A MON NEVEUX, L. VINCENT. / SOUVENIR D'AFFECTION".
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.22 End-blown labrosones with curved or folded tubes, with mouthpiece
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: from plane of bell to far coil c|420; bell c|272.; Sounding length: minimum 4494 (estimated).; Bore: at c|80mm from mouthpiece receiver (minimum bore) 5.85; at 2247mm from bell end, c|10.6; at c|790mm from bell end, 15.0.B|=|0.50.Dia of mouthpiece receiver: m.r.t. 6.85 - 6.4.