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Technical description: Wooden body bound with fabric and painted black; the body in three sections (straight, bow, straight) each made in two halves and joined. Copper bell attached to body 183mm from bell end (below lowest tone-hole) by 11 rivets, the bell with a small gusset, with French rim. Looped copper and brass crook with tuning-slide. Brass crook receiver sheath, bow guard, support pillar, strap ring and keywork. Straight pillar to support instrument on left hand but no pillar for right hand; ring for neck strap on plate screwed to body. Keymount plates screwed to body, SATK, tone-hole chimneys of wood inserted into holes in body.; Nominal pitch: C.; Type or system: 9 keys.; Keyhead type: round, slightly cupped.; Keymount type: pillars mounted on plates with channels for springs.; L0: @I{D.L1: @I{B.L2: @I{C♯.L3: @I{E♭.R0: @I{E.R1: @I{B♭.R2: @I{A.R3: @I{GR4: @I{F.; ;

  • Measurements:Overall size: 1055; bell 208.; Sounding length: 2462 (all keys closed).; Bore: crook at c|27mm from mouthpiece receiver (minimum bore) 11.0; tuning-slide leg from 313mm - 381mm from mouthpiece receiver, 17.95; tuning-slide leg from 498 - 552mm from mouthpiece receiver, 22.3; crook from 853mm - 914mm from mouthpiece receiver (tenon), 31.65; at 1231mm from bell end, c|51.5; at c|885mm from bell end, 72.25.B|=|0.29 (all keys closed).Dia of mouthpiece receiver: m.r.t. 12.05 - 11.25.