Technical description: Boxwood with ivory ferrules and brass keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Ebony mouthpiece with a long tenon. Waisted barrel. Levers for L4, tone-hole and key for R4 mounted in a bell-shaped swelling. Three side keys mounted in saddles, four cross keys mounted in blocks. Additional side B♮₃/F♯₅. 13 keys.
L0: T; speaker.
L1: T; throat A♮.
L2: T; throat A♭.
L3: T; E♭₄/B♭₅.
L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅.
R1: T; side F₄/C₆; side trill key for throat A-B♮ and B♭-C.
R2: T; cross B♮₃/F♯₅.
R3: T; cross B♭₃/F♮₅; side B♮₃/F♯₅.
R4: T; G♯₃/E♭₅.
Keymount type: blocks, swelling, saddle. Keyhead type: salt spoon.
Playing accessories: reed, boxwood reed cap. With a fitted beige lined box.
Condition: Cross B♭₃/F♮₅is missing.
Repair History: Cross B♭₃/F♮₅ filled. Brass repair ring on bell. Bell rim repaired. Silver repair to mouthpiece (cracked).
Inscribed on all pieces except unnamed mouthpiece with crown / "WHITAKER / LONDON".