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Bugle in C

Double-coiled bugle made of copper with brass trimmings (rim, ferrules, mouthpiece receiver, and ring plate). Large brass ring located at bell rim. Nominal pitch: 4-foot C.

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  • Inscriptions:Engraved on back of garland: C. W. Moritz / Berlin / 1911|Embossed oval plate on bell with a German eagle and FR cypher.|Stamped on garland: 78. R.6.C.1.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.22 End-blown labrosones with curved or folded tubes, with mouthpiece
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Length: 250mm; Height: 200mm; Bell diameter: 100mm x 120mm; Sounding length: 1090mm