Technical description: Black wood with german silver ferrules and keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. L2|ring closes L1|ring and side vent above it. Brass tube in thumb-hole. Throat F♯ correction for L2. Plate for R1. Vent below each of 5 rings. R1, R2 and/or R3 ring closes vent above R1. Touchpiece to operate this vent with R2 in order to improve the intonation of throat notes. Only three R1 trill keys. C sharp mechanism. 14 keys, 5 rings, 4 black rollers.
L0: T, speaker.
L1: T + ring + vent; throat A♮; throat A♭.
L2: T + ring + vent; F♯₄ correction.
L3: T + ring + vent; E♭₄/B♭₅.
L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅.
R1: Plate; side F₄/C₆; side E♭₄/B♭₅; side trill for throat A-B♮ and B♭-C.
R2: T + ring + vent.
R3: T + ring corresponding to R2 vent; (forked B♭₃/F♮₅); cross B♭₃/F♮₅.
R4: G♯₃/E♭₅; F₃/C₅.
Keyhead type: modern.
Keymount type: screwed in pillars.
Pervious ownership: purchased via eBay Germany.
h. fricke, oct-dec 2006.
purchased via eBay Germany.; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.