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Tenor trombone

Slide tenor trombone made of silver-plated brass in two sections (slide section and bell section), joined by a tenon-socket joint. There is one water-key on the slide bow. It has a nickel-silver mouthpiece. Nominal pitch: B-flat.

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  • Decorative elements:Ferrules with embossed decorations. The bow slide ferrules have heart-shaped embossed ferrules.
  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell: Médaille (gothic script) / LONDRES 1862 / Exposition Universelle (gothic script) / PARIS 1867 / Médaille d'Honneur (gothic script) / EN ARGENT / ANTOINE COURTOIS / Breveté / FACTEUR DU CONSERVATOIRE IMPÉRIAL / 88. rue des Marais St. Martin / Paris / S. ARTHUR CHAPPELL / Sole agent / 45 New Bond Street / London|Stamped on bell: [medal] MEDAILLE / 1RE CLASSE / EXPOSITION / UNIVERSELLE / 1855|Stamped on slide: 1233
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.22 Labrosones with slides
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Length: 965mm; Bell diameter: 133mm; Sounding length: 2310mm