Tenor Valve Trombone in B Flat
Catalogue number: 6.6
Original name: Tenor valve trombone in B flat.
Maker: Louis Oertel.
Place of origin: Germany, late 19th Century.
Overall size: Bell section: 682mm; main joint: 520mm; bell diameter: 191mm.
Sounding length: 2574mm.
Diameter of mouthpiece receiver: 11mm.
Technical description: Brushed effect brass with decorative ferrules and stay plates.
Three Périnet bottom-sprung valves with tuning slides. One main tuning slide between valves and bell. The tuning slides to not have the brushed brass effect and have a slightly different design on their decorative ferrules.
Inscription: Engraved on bell: “Louis Oertel / Koh - i - nor“.
Faults: Badly dented on first bend.
Repair history: Restored August - October 2000.
Usable pitch: Plays at a’ = 466 Hz (high pitch).
Illustration references: See below.
Recording references: Click here.
Previous owner: Sir Granville Bantock.
Previous collection numbers: A and B: Item 56a or 56b.