Technical description: Brass; fitting for music card holder. Valve type: 3 Périnet valves, top sprung; alignment by key on piston.
Specific usage history: Given to donor who learnt to play using the instrument and the associated tutor. Played by donor in Mirfield Band up to and including the last public performance by this band, the Whit Sunday Parade in Mirfield 1962. Played by donor (while a medical student at the University of Edinburgh) in the City of Edinburgh Band in the mid 1960s before the donor used a tenor horn belonging to that band. The letters "H.D.V.C." possibly stand for Huddersfield District Volunteer Corps.