Technical description: Copper with brass shank receiver sheath, garland, chimneys, keywork; main tube in two segments with german-silver ferrule-covered joint near eighth key; two german silver bands on shank receiver sheath. Tuning shank with ligature restraining screw on shank receiver. 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: 8 keys.; Keyhead type: flat round.; Keymount type: saddles.; ; ;
1833 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 garland "Metzler & Co,, / London".
- 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 6th key 428; bell 145.; Sounding length: maximum 1190.; Bore: tuning shank at c|40mm from mouthpiece receiver (minimum bore), 11.7; at 595mm from bell end, c|19.9; at c|378mm from bell end, 28.15; at 7.5mm from bell end, 114.B|=|0.51 (all keys closed).Bell cutoff |1400|Hz.Dia of mouthpiece receiver: m.r.t. 12.05, not tapering.