Technical description: Boxwood with brass keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell.
Mouthpiece: dark wood with long tenon (33mm); grooved for cord; table wide (15 *X* 40); aperture 10 *X* 25. Ferrules ivory, rather narrower than usual.
Barrel: waisted but with marked swelling at lower end; ferrules only 5mm wide; bored to take long-tenoned mouthpiece.
Upper section: speaker liner projects less into the bore than usual.
Lower section: no thumb rest; levers for L4, tone-hole and key for R4 mounted in a bell-shaped swelling.
Bell almost continuous, with wide ivory rim. Wood recessed under cross keys.
L0: T; speaker.
L1: T; throat A♮.
L3: T; E♭₄/B♭₅,
L4: cross C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅.
R1: T; trill key for throat A-B♮.
R2: T; cross B♮₃/F♯₅,
R4: T; G♯₃/E♭₅.
Keymount type: blocks, swelling.
Keyhead type: flat square.
Decorative features: Elegant small rounded ferrules of ivory.
Upper section: pin of G♯ key replaced with (?) iron wire; all keys lack pads. Lower section: 18mm crack in wall of socket; touch of F♯₅ key damaged; mouthpiece tip chipped.
t.k. dibley, 14.8.85, 1992; r. neil, 14.8.85; h. fricke, july 2005.