Technical description: Brass. Circular form with upturned bell. Leadpipe enters 3rd valve casing at 15° left of front; 3rd valve loop leaves from right and returns to right; bellpipe exits 1st valve casing at the back. main tuning-slide placed between 1st valve and bell. No water-key. With crook for F only. Valve type: 3 Périnet valves, bottom-sprung; alignment by key on casing and slot on piston.
General usage of type: A similar model is advertised in Henry Distin's catalogue of 1857 as `Brussells' (sic) `model cornet ... (Good for Amateurs)'. A similar model is advertised in the Gautrot catalogue of 1867 as `modèle papillon'.
arnold myers, l.|haigh 28.9.85, r.|parks 26.9.93, 4.9.99.
335; bell 124.
Purchased in 1983 with assistance from the Government's Local Museums Purchase Fund and the University's General Council Trust.