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Bassoon made of stained maple in four sections (wing, butt, bass and bell), with brass mounts, crook and keywork. Seven keys with flat covers and touches, mounted on brass saddles. One key broken and missing touch piece. Nominal pitch: C. This instrument is part of the Albert C. Spencer collection.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell and bass joint: W. MILHOUSE / LONDON / 337 / OXFORD / STREET |Stamped on butt joint: MILHOUSE / LONDON
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.112 (Single) oboes with conical bore
  • Repository:Royal Pavilion and Museums Brighton
  • Measurements:Height: 1250mm