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Post horn

Straight, two-piece post horn made of copper (flared bell tube) and nickel-silver (leadpipe), with 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: ARMY & NAVY CSL / 105 VICTORIA ST / LONDON / S.W.
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.12 End-blown straight labrosones with mouthpiece
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Height: 980mm; Bell diameter: 90mm