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Circular-shaped tuba made entirely of brass, with three bottom-sprung piston valves, with metal pin guide. It has a straight, longitudinal bell seam and following tubing with tab seam. The leadpipe section, the water-key and two valve buttons are missing.

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  • Inscriptions:Stamped on bell: [six-pointed star] / C. MAHILLON & Co. / LONDON / [six-pointed star] / Q. V. S. / 1|Stamped on second valve casing: 7095|Stamped on bell: 412
  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:423.231.2 Valve bugles with wide bore
  • Repository:Museum of Army Music
  • Measurements:Corpus diameter: 615 x 660 mm; Bell diameter: 285mm