Technical description: Brass with german silver garland (width 30), bow guard and valve parts. With 'sauterelle' valve cluster on tuning-slide which pulls towards player.
Valve type: 3 rotary valves, cork buffers mounted on spindles, clock springs in drum.
Arnold Myers (bore measurements, decription) 17.1.21.
from plane of bell to 1st valve slide bow proximal 435; bell 130.
Formerly belonging to Frank Tomes, bought 1993/Mar/17 from Christies, lot 145 for £223.00.; on loan to the Collection.