Technical description: Rosewood with german silver keywork and integral wooden ferrules. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Cocus wood mouthpiece not grooved for cord. Waisted barrel. Cross keys mounted in blocks. Levers for L4, tone-hole and key for R4 mounted in a bell-shaped swelling. Upper ferrule of lower section shows traces from a music card holder.
L0: T; speaker.
L1: T; throat A♮.
L3: T; E♭₄/B♭₅.
L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅.
R1: T; side trill key for throat A-B♮ and B♭-C.
R2: T; cross B♮₃/F♯₅.
R3: T; cross B♭₃/F♮₅.
R4: T; G♯₃/E♭₅.
Keymount type: blocks, swelling.
Keyhead type: shallow cup.
Playing accessories: reed, ligature, rosewood reed-cap.
h. fricke, oct-dec 2006.
570, 639 with mouthpiece.
Tony Bingham, London.; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.