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Keyed bugle (C or B-flat)

Double-coiled brass bugle with six, flat round keys mounted in saddles (two missing and one broken). Remains of ivory mouthpiece inside receiver. Nominal pitch: 4-foot C or 4-1/2-foot B-flat. This instrument is associated with Ensign C. Simpson, from the 3rd Regiment of Foot Guards, who was killed at Waterloo, 18 June 1815. It is associated with Hougoumont, Napoleonic Wars, Waterloo (1815).

  • Measurements:Length: 245mm; Height: 185mm; Bell diameter: 80-83mm