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Contrabass bugle. Nominal pitch: 21-ft G.

Technical description: brass, matt-chrome plated, 2 valves. Bell section detachable. Valve type: 1st valve rotary; rubber buffers mounted on casing. 2nd valve Périnet, bottom sprung; alignment by key on piston, groove in casing bore.

  • Date:
    Circa 1970
  • Maker:
    Olds & Son, F E [Family]
  • Collection:
    University of Edinburgh
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  • Place of production:
    Fullerton/California/United States of America
  • Hornbostel-Sachs classification:423.231.2
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2
  • Repository:University of Edinburgh
  • Measurements:930; bell 403.