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Keyed bugle

Single-coiled, brass bugle with nickel-silver trimmings (rim, mouthpiece receiver, ferrule) and brass keywork. It has seven flat, round-cover keys mounted in saddles, a bossed ferrule, and a brass mouthpiece. The bell seam has slightly angled tabs. Nominal pitch: 4-foot C.

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  • Inscriptions:Engraved on garland: C. W. Moritz. / Königl. Hof. Instrumentenmacher. / Gips St. 15 in Berlin|Engraved on bell flare, just above garland: 1.B. 24. L.R. NoII.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.213 Labrosones with fingerholes, with (wider) conical bore
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Length: 495mm; Height: 245mm; Bell diameter: 150mm x 155mm; Sounding length: 1215mm