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Hunting horn

Small, straight hunting horn made of copper with silver-plated, nickel-silver trim. Integral nickel-silver mouthpiece. Conical bore. With leather case. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell: [1851/2 and 1862 award medals] / KOHLER & SON / MAKERS / 167 EBURY STREET / EATON SQUARE / (FROM COVENT GARDEN) / LONDON|Hallmark on mouthpiece: H&S
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.12 End-blown straight labrosones with mouthpiece
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Height: 240mm; Bell diameter: 50mm