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).
National Army Museum
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- Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.213 Labrosones with fingerholes, with (wider) conical bore
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- Decorative elements:Dark green satin ribbon attached at the distal bows.
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.213 Labrosones with fingerholes, with (wider) conical bore
- Repository:National Army Museum
- Measurements:Length: 245mm; Height: 185mm; Bell diameter: 80-83mm