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Presentation bugle in B-flat

Double coiled presentation bugle made of silver, with silver trimmings (rim, bow guard, ferrule, mouthpiece receiver, chain loop brace, chain). Silver mouthpiece chained to the instrument. Nominal pitch: 4 1/2-ft Bb. Associated with the 4th Battalion Manchester Regiment.

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  • Inscriptions:Engraved just above garland: GEORGE POTTER & Co. ALDERSHOT|Engraved on bell: PRESENTED / TO THE / DRUMS / 4. BN. / MANCHESTER REGT. / BY / LT. COL. L. L. STEELE / 1.4.1901 (PORTLAND)|Stamped in mouthpiece: POTTER / ALDERSHOT
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.22 End-blown labrosones with curved or folded tubes, with mouthpiece
  • Repository:National Army Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 282mm; Height: 184mm; Bell diameter: 105mm