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Bugle in C

Single-coiled bugle made entirely of brass, with ligature screw at mouthpiece receiver. The attached pigtail crook might not be original to this instrument. It has a bell seam with a triangular gusset, and three ring plates for cord and mouthpiece chain. Nominal pitch: 4-foot C.

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    Association générale des ouvriers [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    Museum of Army Music
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  • Place of production:
    Rennes (Timezone: Europe/Paris)
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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell: PARIS 1900 / DEUX MÉDAILLES D'OR / CINQ MÉDAILLES D'OR (banner) / DEUX DIPLÔMES D'HONNEUR / OUVRIERS REUNIS / [angel playing trumpet] / ASSOCIATION / Générale / Feurs de l'armée / PARIS / MORICE / À RENNES|Stamped on bell: [crown] / K. H.
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  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Length: 455mm; Height: 195mm; Bell diameter: 149mm; Sounding length: 1320mm; Tuning crook length: 260mm