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Post horn

This instrument is associated with the Duke of York's Royal Military School, Dover. It is a long straight post horn made of a two-piece nickel-silver tube with a flared bell, joined through a ligature screw joint.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell: D. Y. R. M. S. / C. MAHILLON & Co, / LONDON / MADE AT THEIR / BRUSSELS / WORKS|Stamped on mouthpiece receiver shank, and inner slide tubing: R
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.12 End-blown straight labrosones with mouthpiece
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Height: 620mm; Bell diameter: 80mm