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Euphonium. Zephyr five valve model. Brass body with silver plating. Périnet valves, three positioned vertically for the right hand, two at the side of the instrument for the left. One valve touch missing. Bell stamped: "Zephyr"/50 MEDALS OF NONOUR/FTB/BESSON & Co./198 EUSTON ROAD/LONDON; with star emblem beneath. Casings of valves one to five stamped 1,2,3,6,10 respectively. Lower section of third valve casing stamped: BESSON & Co./BREVETE/60017

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  • Materials:nickel silver plating, cardboard, steel, plastic, material, cork, felt, silver-plating, copper alloy
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2 Valve bugles with wide bore
  • Repository:Horniman Museum and Gardens
  • Measurements:overall: 616 mm x 370 mm