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Bugle in C

Double-coiled bugle made entirely of brass, now exhibiting a verdigris patina. The metal tubing exhibits a tab-seam. There are two ring plates located at the mouthpiece receiver and bell rim. The mouthpiece is made of brass. Nominal pitch: 4-foot C.

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  • Decorative elements:Embossed oval plate on bell with crowned Prussian eagle, with FR cypher (Fredericus Rex) on breast, and with sword and scepter on claws.
  • Inscriptions:Engraved in garland: C. W. Moritz / Berlin|Stamped in garland: G.R.K.1 1903. 2.B.R.J.R.3. (Garde Reserve Korps 1; 2 Bataillon Reserve-Infanterie-Regiment 3 ?)
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.22 End-blown labrosones with curved or folded tubes, with mouthpiece
  • Repository:Stroud District (Cowle) Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 268mm; Width: 180mm; Bell diameter: 110mm