Ballad Horn in A Flat

Catalogue number: 6.10

Original name: Ballad horn in A flat.

Maker: Unknown.

Place of origin: Probably England, late 19th Century.

Overall size: 338mm, bell diameter: 128mm.

Sounding length: 1491mm.

Diameter of mouthpiece receiver: 7.9mm.

Technical description: Brass. Three Périnet bottom-sprung valves. Three valve tuning slides.

Inscription: No inscription on bell. Each valve marked ‘1’, ‘2’, and ‘3’ on RH side top.

Usable pitch: a’ = 440 Hz.

Previous owner: Philip E. Redfern, donated 2003.

Associated with item: Mouthpieces 13.10 and 13.11 and mute (cardboard covered with red leather).

Illustration references: See below.

Recording references: Click here

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