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English hunting horn.

Technical description: Copper with integral silver mouthpiece, silver mouthpipe sheath, and three silver bands. Mouthpiece cup diameter 12.3; ; Type or system: 12-inch slender model.; ; ; ; ;

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  • Inscriptions:With four stamps on copper bell in hallmark style: unclear; a lion facing left with one paw raised in rectangle; three sheaves or castles with something between the top two in shield; script "F" in square with rounded corners. The stamp possibly corresponds to the Chester hallmark of 1906.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.12 End-blown straight labrosones with mouthpiece
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: from plane of bell to mouthpiece impression 305; bell 32.5.; Sounding length: minimum .; Bore: mouthpipe at c|15mm from mouthpiece impression (minimum bore) 4.7.