Keyed Bugle in C (Six Keys)
Catalogue number: 6.3
Original name: Keyed bugle in C.
Type or system: Six keys.
Maker: Unknown, c.1825-40.
Overall size: 435mm, bell diameter: 160mm.
Sounding length: 1185mm.
Diameter of mouthpiece receiver: 12.7mm.
Technical description: Copper body with brass mouthpiece receiver, keys, finger support and bell rim.
Six keys with flat, round key heads, mounted on brass saddles: B natural, C sharp, D, E flat, (no E key) F, F sharp.
Usable pitch: Plays at a’ = 438Hz.
Repair history: Leather pads replaced.
Illustration references: See below.
Recording references: Click here
Previous owner: Lancelot Key.
Previous collection numbers: A and B: Item 101.