Technical description: Brass with german silver garland (plain, width 16) and key touches. Loop for little finger; fitting for music card holder (on tapered spike?). Ligature tuning at joint. Valve type: 3 top-action rotary valves with cord linkage; cork buffers on top caps.
Overall size: 863; bell 176.
Sounding length: minimum 2508.
Bore: at c 80mm from mouthpiece receiver (minimum bore), 11.0; distance to valve cluster 195mm, v.t.s. bore (1,2,3), 12.8; m.t.s. bore 12.7 12.8; at ligature joint, 12.7; at 1256mm from bell end, c 13.7; at c 722mm from bell end, 19.4. B = 0.60.
Dia of mouthpiece receiver: m.r.t. 12.1 - 11.2.
Inscribed on bell "E.SELTMANN / MAKER / PHILA.".
With fitted wooden case.
Purchased by lender with but not previously associated with mouthpiece (3833).
Specific usage history: Used in American band music performances using period instruments up to 15 October 1997.