Technical description: Brass, French bell rim; water-key on m.t.s.; fitting for music card-holder; looped 3rd valve loop with two valve tuning-slides. Valve type: 3 Périnet vales, bottom-sprung, alignment by key on piston. Repair History: Main tuning-slide has been extended by 2 × 80, adding 160mm; regularly used with slide extended 2 × 49mm, adding 98mm.
Specific usage history: Played by Philip Lowe c 1985 - c 1995 in St John Ambulance Silver Band, Southport.
basic IM information only; A. Myers, 3.6.14.
Previously owned by the conductor of St John Ambulance Silver Band, Southport, Chris Wood (who died in his 30s). He had bought it at a short-lived instrument repair shop in Southport.; gift of Philip Lowe, 2012.