Technical description: Brass, French bell rim, 2-coil, tuning shank at mouthpiece receiver. The cylindrical portion of the bore extends to very nearly seven-tenths of the sounding length. The valve lowers by a perfect fourth. No water-key. Finger-hook for R2 (R1 operates the valve). Two rings for banner or cording.; Nominal pitch: Probably F.; Type or system: 1 valve.; ; ; ; Usable pitch: in present condition plays in F at very high pitch.;
Mid-20th century, possibly 1948
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
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- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.233.1 Valve trumpets with short air column (less than 2 m)
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- Inscriptions:Stamped on bell with lyre emblem / "DITTA / PROF. ROMEO ORSI / Milano-Italia" / motif of two bears / "MOD / 1948"; stamped on valve casing "50".
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.233.1 Valve trumpets with short air column (less than 2 m)
- Repository:Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
- Measurements:Overall size: from plane of bell to mouthpiece receiver proximal 485; bell 125.; Sounding length: minimum 1856 without operating valve, 2466 with valve operated.; Bore: mouthpipe at c|45mm from mouthpiece receiver (minimum bore) 7.9; valve from 203mm to 240mm from mouthpiece receiver, v.t.s. bore 10.85.Dia of mouthpiece receiver: m.r.t. 9.1 - 8.2.