Technical description: Brass; windway through valves (3,2,1); with crook for A♭ only. Valve type: 3 Stölzel valves with spring inside hollow stem; alignment by guide pin which also locates lower end of spring; wax partitions. Repair History: 1st and 2nd valve touchpieces are of german silver, 3rd valve touchpiece is of ivory - probably 1st and 2nd are replacements. The crook is probably a replacement: the original could be expected to have had a minimum bore of c|11.1.
arnold myers; l.|haigh, 2.10.85; r.|parks, 16.1.93, 2.10.93, 8.5.99.
268; bell 124.
Purchased in 1983 with assistance from the Government's Local Museums Purchase Fund and the University's General Council Trust.