Double-belled euphonium. Nominal pitch: B♭.

Alternative Title

Double-belled euphonium.

Instrument

Euphonium

Instrument Family

Wind

Maker

Conn

Place Made

Elkhart; North America; United States of America

Date Made

1946

Description

Technical description: Silver-plated brass. Both large and small bells detachable and rotatable with ligature fixing, angled at nearly 90° from upwards. Water-keys on 3rd valve tuning-slide, main tubing at outlet of 4th valve, and both main tuning-slides. Complete with music card holder. 2 loops for sling. Valve type: 4 Périnet valves, 5th valve Périnet-type; bottom sprung, with ports flattened to reduce required travel; alignment by slot at top of piston engaging round pin fixed on inner cap, this cap being aligned by a key on rim of cap fitting into a slot at top of casing bore.

Notes

r.parks 13.4.96, bore 1.11.97; a.myers, bore 1.11.97; c.bevan 3.10.99.

Measurements

810; bells 159 and 279.

Provenance

ex- Trevor Picken collection.; on loan to the Collection.

Collection

MIMEd

Accession Number

3487

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