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Mouthpiece for ophicleide

Original mouthpiece for Samuel Hughes' ophicleide made entirely of brass, in which the rim overhangs the cup slightly, and there is a pronounced groove two-thirds of the way down the (inner part of) cup.

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    Courtois, Antoine [Person]
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    Cyfarthfa Castle Museum
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    Paris (Timezone: Europe/Paris)
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  • Repository:Cyfarthfa Castle Museum
  • Measurements:Length: 72mm; Diameter: 37mm; Cup diameter: 25.8mm; Diameter of shank end: 12mm