Technical description: Body and keywork brass, chromium-plated. Body single-walled with raised tone-holes. Four pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section and bell in one piece. Modern ebonite mouthpiece with a long table. Barrel cylindrical funnel form. Tone-hole through socket and tenon at joint between upper and lower sections. The thumb-hole has a straight `bridge' extending c 28mm below the hole to give the feel of a wooden clarinet; the thumb|rest is mounted on a similar `bridge'. Clinton system to low E♭ plus articulated G♯ also activated by B touchpiece for L4. Patent C|sharp. Fork F using R3 possible by using R4 on C or low E♭ touchpiece. Rollers on R4 and L4 touchpieces, F key for R3 and B♭ key for L3. Fitting for music card holder.
L0: T; speaker.
L1: T; throat A♮.
L2: T + spectacle; throat A♭ also for L1.
L3: T + spectacle; cross E♭₄/B♭₅.
L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅.
R1: T + spectacle; Barret action for side E♭₄/B♭₅ and side F₄/C₆; two side trill keys.
R3: T + spectacle (forked B♭₃/F♮₅); cross B♭₃/F♮₅.
R4: G♯₃/E♭₅; F₃/C₅.
Keymount type: Pillars mounted on plates attached to body; screws support keywork.
Keyhead type: modern.
T.K.|Dibley, August 1992; R.|Neil, E.|Planas, 1986; H.|Fricke, July 2005.
703; 633 to top of barrel.
Bought by R.W.|Pickford second-hand from Boosey|&|Hawkes in 1930.; Gift of R.W.|Pickford.