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Keyed bugle

Single-coiled, keyed bugle made of copper with brass trimmings (rim, mouthpiece receiver) and keywork. It has seven flat, round-cover keys (one missing) mounted in saddles. Nominal pitch: 4-foot C.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell: T.HARPER'S / Improved / Royal Kent Bugle / No. 447 / Manufactured solely by / Collard & Collard / 26, Cheapside London (all inside circle)
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.213 Labrosones with fingerholes, with (wider) conical bore
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Length: 425mm; Height: 225mm; Bell diameter: 155mm; Sounding length: 1195mm