Technical description: Boxwood with ivory ferrules and brass keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Barrel with brass tuning slide. Wood under keys recessed. Most keys on internal saddles. Ingenious speaker at the side of the instrument. Small ivory chimney does not project into bore. All tone-holes under keys lined with brass. F₃/C₅ pivoted from below. Additional R0 G♯₃/E♭₅ lever. Enhanced Müller type. Shaped F♯₃/C♯₅ lever for L4. 14 keys.
L0: T; speaker.
L1: T; throat A♮; throat A♭.
L3: T; E♭₄/B♭₅.
L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅.
R1: T; side F₄/C₆; side trill key for throat A-B♮ and B♭-C.
R3: T; B♭₃/F♮₅; side B♮₃/F♯₅.
R4: F₃/C₅; G♯₃/E♭₅.
Keyhead type: salt spoon.
Keymount type: saddles, block.
Mouthpiece is missing.
Thumb rest a later addition.
Specific literature references: Restle and Fricke 2004, p.99.
Illustration references: Restle and Fricke 2004, item 52.
Previous ownership: ex- William Maynard NY; from Tony Bingham, London.
H. Fricke, Oct-Dec 2006.
ex- William Maynard NY; from Tony Bingham, London.; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.