Technical description: Blackwood with german silver ferrules and keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Zig-zag speaker with chimney on left side of the instrument. German silver tube in thumb-hole. Single L2 and L3 spectacle. Alternative touchpiece for C♯₄/G♯₅. Right thumb F♯₃/C♯₅ lever articulated by E₃/B₄ lever. Alternative L4 lever to G♯₃ /E♭₅. End pivoted F₃/C₅. 17 keys, 5 rings, 4 black 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.
R1: T; 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.
Thumb lever missing. One roller missing. Upper ferrule of barrel missing. Mouthpiece missing.
Repair History: Bell has been shortened. Cracks in bell repaired.
h. fricke, oct-dec 2006.
ex- William Maynard (exchange).; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.