Technical description: Copper with brass stays, mouthpiece receiver sheath, chimneys and keywork. Mainz bell rim. A finger-rest passes over the 3rd key from the bell. The keys with leaf springs SATK, the spring ends running in channels inside the keymounts. The open-standing bell key has a screw adjustment to regulate opening.; Nominal pitch: C.; Type or system: 6 keys.; Keyhead type: flat round.; Keymount type: saddles.; ; ;
1810 or later
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
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- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.213-71 Labrosones with fingerholes and with keys, with (wider) conical bore
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- Inscriptions:Engraved on bell "Royal / Patent Kent / Bugle" within a shield outline / "HALLIDAY INVENTOR / 604".
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.213-71 Labrosones with fingerholes and with keys, with (wider) conical bore
- Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
- Measurements:Overall size: from plane of bell to 5th key 437; bell 145.; Sounding length: maximum 1206.; Bore: instrument body at c|22mm from shank/crook receiver (local minimum bore), 12.35; at 603mm from bell end, c|20.2; at c|375mm from bell end, 28.55; at 7.05mm from bell end, 116.5.B|=|0.53 (all keys closed).Bell cutoff |1000|Hz.Dia of mouthpiece receiver: m.r.t. 12.95 - 12.4.