Technical description: Double-wall german silver body with gold plated german silver keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Curved speaker with chimney on front of the instrument. Alternative R1 touchpiece for C♯₄/G♯₅. C sharp mechanism. Traces of a music card holder. 13 keys, 2 rings, 4 brass rollers.
L0: T; speaker.
L1: T; throat A♮; throat A♭.
L3: T; cross E♭₄/B♭₅.
L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅.
R1: T; side F₄/ C₆; side E♭₄/B♭₅; side trill key for throat A-B♮ and B♭-C; alternative C♯₄/G♯₅ touchpiece.
R2: T + spectacle.
R3: T + spectacle (forked B♭₃/F♮₅); cross B♭₃/F♮₅.
R4: G♯₃/E♭₅; F₃/C₅.
Keymount type: screwed in pillars. Keyhead type: modern.
Condition: Mouthpiece missing.
Previous ownership: Richard Butler, U.S.A.
Inscribed on bell with wreath / "MADE BY / C.G. CONN / ELKHART IND / AND / NEW YORK" / flower.
Richard Butler, U.S.A.; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.