Technical description: Brass. Flat bell stay loosely pinned at bell pipe end. Tubular slide stays; stay of outer loosely fixed at both ends and itself telescopic. String ring at bell bow. Weight of bell section 313.5g, of inner slide 273g, of outer slide 334.5g. When assembled, the tapered tenon of the slide section is inserted 32.5mm into the tapered socket of the bell section.
Inscribed on bell garland "MACHT ANTONI SCHNITZE MDLXXXXIII". Also stamped on bell "BOHLAND & FUCHS / GRASLITZ / 9".
Decorative features: bell stay engraved. Bell section ferrules with foliage design. Slide section ferrules decorated with turned incisions.
Usable pitch: With mouthpiece (2696) plays in B♭ nearly 100 cents above A⁴ = 440 Hz; with modern sackbut mouthpiece plays at c 80 cents above A⁴ = 440 Hz (A⁴ = 460 Hz); or in A at c 180 cents above A⁴ = 440 Hz.
Repair History: Sleeved under tear in mouthpipe, 333-367 from mouthpiece receiver end. The slide section is possibly later. The instrument was restored by Gottfried Büchel, Bonn, c.1984
1080; bell section along 490
At one time in the factory museum of Bohland and Fuchs, Graslitz.