Technical description: euphonium bore profile. Silver-plated brass; water-key on m.t.s.; the valve bottom caps have D.J. Blaikley's patent water reservoir; fitting for music card holder and loop for sling. Valve type: 4 Périnet valves, bottom sprung; alignment by key on piston.
Specific usage history: The second quintet of orpheons was made between 10 December 1888 and 21 January 1889 - this set extended only from B♭ cornet and B♭ flugel down to B♭ euphonium, and was used in performances in Australia by the Stoneham family quintet later in 1889. Lent to Horniman Museum for "Sound Designs" Exhibition 2006-
R. Parks, 2.4.05; E. Mitroulia (bore) 8.11.05 but with error in L.
ex- Don Lock collection.; on loan to the Collection.