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Upright tenor horn (clavicor) made entirely of brass. Three disc valves with nickel-silver buttons and shafts (Köhler's patent valves with compression spring action - an improvement that Köhler made to the original Shaw swivel disc valves). Integral leadpipe with extra tuning bit and water-key. Nominal pitch: C. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.

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  • Inscriptions:Die-stamped brass plate soldered on bell flare: 904 (engraved) / BY HER MAJESTY'S / ROYAL LETTERS PATENT / J, SHAW (vertical) [Royal Coat of Arms] INVENTOR (vertical) / KÖHLER SOLE MAKER / 35, HENRIETTA STT / COVENT GARDEN LONDON|Stamped on buttons: 1, 2 and 3
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.11 Valve horns with narrow bore, with short air column (less than 2 m)
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Height: 790mm; Bell diameter: 352.5mm