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Slide trumpet

Single-coiled, slide trumpet made entirely of brass in two sections (slide section and bell section), joined through a ligature screw joint. This instrument has unusual characteristics like a slide stop rod, and a water-key with a coiled spring. The brass mouthpiece also has an unusual shape. Nominal pitch: F.

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.22 Labrosones with slides
  • Repository:National Museum of the Royal Navy
  • Measurements:Length: 530mm; Bell diameter: 125mm