Technical description: Blackwood with german silver ferrules and keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Zig-zag speaker, corresponding to R1 ring, with chimney on the left side of the instrument. Alternative touchpiece for C♯₄/G♯₅. Not full Oehler system. 16 keys, 6 rings, 4 ebonite rollers.
L0: T; speaker corresponding with first ring.
L1: T + ring + vent; throat A♮; throat A♭.
L2: T + ring + vent; alternative cross key for F₄/C₆.
L3: T + ring; E♭₄/B♭₅.
L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅; alternative lever for G♯₃/E♭₅.
R0: Alternative lever for E₃/B♮₄.
R1: T + ring + vent; side F₄/C₆; side E♭₄/B♭₅; side trill key for throat G♯-A or C₆-D₆; side trill for throat A-B♮ and B♭-C; alternative touchpiece for C♯₄/G♯₅.
R2: T + ring + vent.
R3: T + ring (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.
Upper ferrule on barrel loose. Mouthpiece missing.
h. fricke, oct-dec 2006.
ex- Bill Maynard collection, New York; ex- John Playfair collection.; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.