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Circular-shaped tuba with narrow flared bell and three double-piston valves, made of brass with nickel-silver trimmings. The valve stems mechanism and touches are missing.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell: [crowned shield - Italy coat of arms?] / VINATIERI / A TORINO|Stamped on second valve casing: 3
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2 Valve bugles with wide bore
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Corpus diameter: 680x660mm; Bell diameter: 230mm