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Post horn

Straight post horn made of two-piece brass tube (2 sections with some repair ferrules) with flared bell and integral silver-plated brass mouthpiece. With original basket case. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell: [trumpet-and-banner trademark incorporating "TRADE MARK" and "DISTIN"] / BOOSEY & CO. / MAKERS / 295 REGENT STT / LONDON / 26390
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.12 End-blown straight labrosones with mouthpiece
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Height: 1070mm; Bell diameter: 202.5mm