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Boxwood, in four joints, with three brass mounts, the lower barrel mount, thumb rest and the bell mount now missing. Original ebony mouthpiece. Rosewood reed cover with brass mount missing. Thirteen circular brass keys mounted on pillars. Pitch of the instrument: B flat.

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    Metzler & Co [Corporation]
  • Collection:
    National Museums Liverpool
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  • Place of production:
    London (Timezone: Europe/London)
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  • Inscriptions:"Metzler & Co., London", on all three joints and on the bell, and "Metzler" on the reed cover
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  • Repository:National Museums Liverpool
  • Measurements:Overall length 643mm, main bore diameter 14.3mm