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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 with a coiled spring, and an extra main tuning slide. The slide has bumper springs on the inner tubing on top. It has a nickel/chrome-plated mouthpiece. Nominal pitch: B-flat.

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  • Decorative elements:Floral engraving on bell flare. Ferrules embossed with a mesh like pattern/background with flowers, leaves and birds.
  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell: EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 29295|Stamped on bell receiver: 72
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.22 Labrosones with slides
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Length: 1110mm; Bell diameter: 153mm; Sounding length: 2650mm; Extra tuning slide length: 260mm (slide on: 140mm)