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Technical description: Brass; straight, german silver rolled over bell rim; long german silver mouthpipe sheath.; Nominal pitch: 4½-ft B♭. Usable pitch: Probably built for use at circa A₄=|460|Hz.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell "HY. KEAT & SONS / LONDON / MADE IN ENGLAND".
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.12 End-blown straight labrosones with mouthpiece
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: 1230; bell 106.; Sounding length: 1230.; Bore: at c|20mm from mouthpiece receiver (minimum bore), 8.25; at 615mm from bell end, c|11.7; at c|231mm from bell end, 16.5; at 16mm from bell end, 65.8.B|=|0.58.Bell cutoff |1600|Hz.Dia of mouthpiece receiver: m.r.t. 9.05 - 8.25.