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Cor solo

Natural horn made of brass with two crooks that are changed at the main tuning slide. The bell seam has a small triangular gusset at the end of the flare, and a partial nickel-silver garland/plate for the maker's name. The mouthpiece receiver is silver-plated.

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  • Decorative elements:Foliage engravings (acorn leaves?) on the name's plate.
  • Inscriptions:Engraved on garland: COURTOIS NEVEU RUE DES PROVEIRE ST. EUSTACHE A PARIS|Engraved on bell: [JJ? Monogram]
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.121.22 End-blown labrosones with curved or folded tubes, with mouthpiece
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Corpus diameter: 370mm; Bell diameter: 271mm; Sounding length (with assembled crook): 4175mm; Crook length: 1170mm; Extra crook length: 1470mm