Technical description: Silver-plated brass. Design registered by Charles Matthew Pace in 1847; fixed mouthpipe, long main tuning-slide can be extended to lower pitch from B♭ to A, A♭ or G. The moving part of the main tuning-slide has the proximal outer leg and the distal inner leg. A pointer on the outer movable leg points to the calibrations on the fixed outer leg. There is a false short straight tube between the 1st and 2nd valves, the windway is through a longer curved tube. Valve type: 3 Berlin-type valves; the bottoms of the valve cases have extended caps, the bottoms of the pistons have extended tubing which descend into the caps; alignment by key on casing and groove in piston.
r.|parks, 20.2.93, 4.9.99; frank tomes; a.|myers.
375; bell 122.
Lent by The National War Museum of Scotland 1987-57.