Technical description: Boxwood with ivory ferrules and brass keywork. Six pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, middle section for the fingers of the right hand, lower section with keys, bell. Barrel for a mouthpiece with a long tenon. Levers for L4, tone-hole and key for R4 mounted in a bell-shaped swelling. Originally 6-key but adapted for a player lacking left thumb. Key for that hole and extended speaker for R0. 7 keys.
L1: T; throat A♮.
L4: E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅.
R0: thumb-hole key; speaker.
R1: T; trill key for throat A-B♮.
R4: T; G♯₃/E♭₅.
Keymount type: blocks, swelling, saddles.
Keyhead type: flat square.
Repair History: Top ferrule of upper section replaced by a brass one. New ivory ferrule on middle section. Two additional keys.
H. Fricke, Oct-Dec 2006.
bought from a sale in Gloucestershire.; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.