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Euphonium. Brass. Four Périnet valves, non-compensating. The fourth valve is side-mounted and horizontal for left hand operation. The upper bow is directly behind the upper rims of the main valve casings. The loops for valves one and two are on the back, those for valves three and four on the front. Water key on the main tuning slide, which is on the front on the first bow after the leadpipe. Most stays have wide waists. Bell stamped: 50 MEDALS OF HONOUR/F. Besson/ 'Prototype'/198 EUSTON ROAD/LONDON; with serial number: 45207

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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2 Valve bugles with wide bore
  • Repository:Horniman Museum and Gardens
  • Measurements:overall: 670 x 250 x 345 mm