Technical description: Silver-plated brass. Ligature tuning at mouthpipe; water-key. Valve type: 3 Périnet valves, top sprung; alignment by key on piston. Repair History: The tuning shank may be a replacement provided to lower the pitch of the instrument from Old Philharmonic to A₄ 440|Hz. Original fitting for music card holder was soldered to outer 3rd valve tuning-slide, now missing and replaced by a removable fitting to clamp on this tuning-slide, from the same period.
Specific usage history: Formerly used as the soprano of the City of Edinburgh Band.
r.|parks, 8.1.00; a.|myers, bore early 2000.
311; bell 119.
Probably the soprano cornet bought reconditioned from B&H in 1948 by the City of Edinburgh Band.; Gift the City of Edinburgh Band, 2005.