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.

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