Technical description: Blackwood with german silver ferrules and keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Alternative touchpiece for C♯₄/G♯₅. 15 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.
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.
Playing accessories: reeds, ligature.
With small case with green felt, with key. Also in case: Paper bag with 4 reeds, two stamped "STAR 1", one stamped "3", one unstamped reed ina cellophane bag "Wariema / DAS QUALITÄTSBLATT".
Repair History: The mouthpiece, barrel and bell are replacements.
h. fricke, oct-dec 2006.
595, 665 with mouthpiece.
Knut Virchow, Potsdam.; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.