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Slide trumpet

Single-coiled, English slide trumpet made entirely of brass. It has an additional single-coiled crook, and an hallmarked silver mouthpiece with silver-plated rim. It is a T. J. Harper's improved model. Nominal pitch: F (without crook).

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  • Inscriptions:Engraved on bell: 1851 / [award medals] / 1862 / T. Harper's Improved / 176 / KÖHLER & SON , / Sole Makers. / 35, Henrietta St.. Covent Garden, London.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.22 Labrosones with slides
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Length: 600mm; Height: 145mm; Bell diameter: 109mm; Sounding length: 1710mm; Tube length (D crook): 410mm