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Bass trombone in G

This is a slide bass trombone made of silver-plated brass in two sections (slide section and bell section), joined by a tenon-socket joint. The slide has a handle connected to the brace with a turned wooden grip. There is one water-key on the slide bow. Nominal pitch: 11-foot G.

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  • Decorative elements:Brace plates and ferrules are engraved with floral motifs.
  • Inscriptions:Boosey and Hawkes Class A 1P. Made for S Rose and Co Ltd of Bombay.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.22 Labrosones with slides
  • Repository:National Museum of the Royal Navy
  • Measurements:Length: 1380mm; Bell diameter: 195mm; Depth of slide: 110mm