This instrument was captured from the Germans in Crete, 1941. Double-coiled, oval-shaped baritone made entirely of nickel-plated brass with three rotary valves that have nickel-silver mechanical linkages and cork bumpers. There's a water-key on the main tuning slide, and a pull ring on the second valve tuning slide. Some of the braces and ferrules are made of nickel-silver. The instrument has a silver-plated brass mouthpiece. Nominal pitch: B-flat.
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- Inscriptions:Engraved on bell: Max Höllinger Wernitzgrün i/Sa
- Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.232.2 Valve horns with wider bore
- Repository:National Museum of the Royal Navy
- Measurements:Length: 720mm; Bell diameter: 240mm