Technical description: Blackwood with german silver ferrules and keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Named tuning barrel. German silver tube in thumb-hole. Curved speaker. Features of the German type: Additional L3 side lever for F₄/C₆ and alternative touchpiece for C♯₄/G♯₅. R1 finger hole through tenon. No Patent C|sharp mechanism. 16 keys, 4 rings, 7 rollers.
L0: T; speaker.
L1: T + ring + vent; throat A♮.
L2: T + ring + vent; throat A♭.
L3: T; cross E♭₄/B♭₅; side F₄/C₆.
L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅; alternative lever for F₃/C₅.
R1: T; side F₄/C₆; side E♭₄/B♭₅; side trill key for throat G♯-A or C₆-D₆; side trill key for throat A-B♮ and B♭-C; alternative touchpiece for C♯₄/G♯₅.
R2: T + spectacle.
R3: T + spectacle (forked B♭₃/F♮₅); cross B♭₃/F♮₅.
R4: G♯₃/E♭₅; F₃/C₅.
Keyhead type: modern.
Keymount type: screwed in pillars.
Previous ownership: William Maynard, New York.
H. Fricke, Oct-Dec 2006.
William Maynard, New York.; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.