Technical description: Blackwood with ivory ferrules and silver keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, middle section, lower section with integral bell. Marked ivory mouthpiece grooved for cord. Levers for L4, tone-hole and key for R4 mounted in a fusiform swelling. L0, L1 and R4 keys SATB.
L0: T; speaker.
L1: T; throat A♮.
L4: E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅.
R4: T. G♯₃/E♭₅.
Keymount type: turned wooden rings, swelling.
Keyhead type: flat square.
Repair History: One square cover repaired by Agnes Geroult.
H. Fricke, Oct-Dec 2006.
609 with original mouthpiece.
Mrs Matthews, Boars Hill Oxford; from a Swiss conductor.; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.