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Tenor cor.

Technical description: silver-plated brass; windway runs mouthpipe - m.t.s. - 1 - 2 - 3 - bell. 1st and 2nd valves compensating with respect to 3rd. No water-key; ring for R5; fitting for music-card holder. Single graduation on valve tuning-slides to indicate the position for use with E? main tuning-slide.; Nominal pitch: F|/|E?.; Type or system: 3-valve compensating.; ; ; ; Usable pitch: Probably built for use at A?=|452.4|Hz.;

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  • Inscriptions:stamped on bell "CLASS.|A" / trumpet-and-banner trademark incorporating "TRADE MARK" and "BOOSEY" / "COMPENSATING PISTONS / BOOSEY|&|CO. / MAKERS / 295|REGENT|STT. / LONDON / 49358" and "TEMPER --- --- BAND" superimposed with plate "LOWE|&|SON'S BAND STORES / READING"; on side of 2nd|valve with diamond-shaped trademark containing letters "P", "C", "G", "S" and pattern of 13 circles / "TRADE" "MARK" / "42122").
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.2 Valve horns with wider bore
  • Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
  • Measurements:Overall size: from plane of bell to valve touchpieces 408; bell 231.; Sounding length: minimum 1768 (with tuning-slide for F).; Bore: mouthpipe at c|25mm from mouthpiece receiver (minimum bore) 8.8; main tuning-slide from 290mm to 474mm from mouthpiece receiver, m.t.s. bores 10.9 - 11.5; valve cluster from 527mm to 622mm from mouthpiece receiver, v.t.s. bore (1,2,3) 11.5; at 884mm from bell end, c|13.25; at c|574mm from bell end, 18,75.B|=|0.54.Dia of mouthpiece receiver: m.r.t. 9.95 - 9.15.