Date MadeCirca 1840
DescriptionTechnical description: Brass; three-part ball with groove. One crook (brass, single-coil). Valve type: 2 Stölzel valves. Embossed bell garland; engraved ball; barley twist embellishment on mouthpipe. Overall size: 457 (not including bell section); bell 118 (missing, estimated from photograph). Sounding length: overall air column length of crook 248 Bore: at c 40 from mouthpiece receiver (minimum bore), 10.9; not expanding in 100mm; distance to valve casing 1070, v.t.s. bore 11.2 m.t.s. bore 11.7 Dia of mouthpiece receiver: taper on instrument body to receive crooks, bits or mouthpiece 12.3 - 11.6; crook internal taper 12.2 - 11.2, external taper 11.2 - 12.4
NotesA. Myers; R. Parks, 27.2.93, 6.3.93, 28.11.98.
Measurements457 (not including bell section); bell 118 (missing, estimated from photograph).
ProvenanceGiven by George Potter of Aldershot to Col. T.B. Shaw-Hellier in 1892.; on loan to the Collection.
CollectionShaw-Hellier Collection; MIMEd