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Keyed trumpet

Double-coiled keyed trumpet made entirely of brass with three flat, round-cover keys mounted in saddles, with flat springs attached to keys, cork paddings, and leather pads. It has a long turned brass mouthpiece.

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  • Decorative elements:Embossed garland with floral and foliage motifs.
  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell: W.SANDBACH / 40 PERCY ST / RATHBONE PLACE / LONDON
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.211 Labrosones with fingerholes, with cylinder bore
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Length: 460mm; Height: 175mm; Bell diameter: 115mm; Sounding length: 1829mm