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Tenor rothophone, saxorusofono in B flat. Brass body with silver plating. Keys have leather pads. In appearance like an elongated and narrow-tubed saxophone, and with similar mechanism, to low B (but played with a double reed). Two thumb octave keys, keys for high D and D sharp. Crook and part of crook receiver missing. Stamped inscription on bell, which is accompanied by two crest/shield emblems: 'BREVETTO/BOTTALI/PRIMARIA/PREMIATA FABBRICA/FERD & ROTH/MILANO/MASSIME ONORIFIC../ESPOSIZni MONDIAL/47'

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  • Materials:steel, fish skin, cork, leather, silver plating, copper alloy
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  • Hornbostel-Sachs category:422.112 (Single) oboes with conical bore
  • Repository:Horniman Museum and Gardens
  • Measurements:overall: 1320 x 115 x 115 mm