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Soprano trombone

Single-coiled, soprano trombone made entirely of brass in two sections (slide section and bell section), joined through a socket/tenon joint. The slide section has a removable tuning slide with a water-key. There is no locking mechanism on the slide. The bell seam has tabs. Nominal pitch: B-flat.

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  • Decorative elements:Floral engravings on bell with area for signature.
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.22 Labrosones with slides
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Length: 520mm; Bell diameter: 126mm