Technical description: Blackwood with silver plated german silver ferrules and keywork. Five pieces: mouthpiece, barrel, upper section, lower section, bell. Plate for R2. Additional L3 F₄/C₆ and vent to correct B♮₆. Alternative touchpiece for C♯₄/G♯₅. Nearly complete Oehler system. C sharp mechanism not disconnactable. 18 keys, 5 rings.
L0: T; speaker corresponding with first ring.
L1: T + ring + vent; throat A♮; throat A♭.
L2: T + ring + vent; alternative cross key for F₄/C₆.
L3: T + ring; E♭₄/B♭₅; side F₄/C₆.
L4: C♯₄/G♯₅; E₃/B♮₄; F♯₃/C♯₅; alternative lever for B♭₃/F₅; alternative lever for G♯₃/E♭₅.
R1: T + ring + vent; 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.
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.
Repair History: Glued cracks in barrel, top of RH section and bell.
h. fricke, oct-dec 2006.
Germany.; Bequest of Sir Nicholas Shackleton, 2006.