Technical description: Boxwood with horn ferrules and brass keywork. Six pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, middle section for the fingers of the right hand, lower section with keys, bell. Presumably original blackwood mouthpiece grooved for cord. Levers for L4, tone-hole and key for R4 mounted in a fusiform swelling. 1 cross key (C♯₄/G♯₅). 6 keys.
L0: T; speaker.
L1: T; throat A♮.
L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅.
R4: T. G♯₃/E♭₅.
Keymount type: turned wooden rings, swelling, saddle.
Keyhead type: flat square.
Repair History: Original mouthpiece copied by Brian Ackerman.
Usable pitch: circa 435.
h. fricke, oct-dec 2006.
530, 594 with mouthpiece.
Tony Bingham, London.; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.