This euphonium is silver plated with three valves. It has a floral design engraved on the bell along with 'Patent clear bore values Class A Exhibition Prize medals awarded to J. Higham Ltd. Makers 127 Strangeways Manchester 72147'. This was one of the original instruments used by the Castletown Metropolitan Band, 1896.
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- Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2 Valve bugles with wide bore
- Repository:Manx National Heritage
- Measurements:overall: 66 x 42 x 27 cm