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Tenor trombone

Tenor trombone in B flat. Brass body with white metal plated mouthpipe, stays and ferrules. Bell and slide offset by angled gooseneck. A corresponding bend in the leadpipe positions mouthpiece (missing) on plane of bell. No counterweight on tuning slide. Bell stamped: 50 MEDALS OF HONOUR/FB/BESSON/LONDON-PARIS-NEW YORK/MADE IN ENGLAND

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  • Materials:cork, metal plating, copper alloy
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.22 Labrosones with slides
  • Repository:Horniman Museum and Gardens
  • Measurements:overall: 1160 mm