French Horn in F

Catalogue number: 9.3

Original name: French horn in F.

Maker: Boosey & Co.

Place of origin: London, c. 1919.

Serial number: 105940.

Technical description: Piston horn with crook. Brass body, 3 Périnet valves.

Inscription: On bell: “B&H [Lotone?] / REGISTERED” (repair patch covers rest of inscription); on bell rim: “Boosey & Co. [motif] Makers London / 105940”.

Cases, etc: Original leather case.

Faults: Corroded in places.

Illustration references: See below.

Usable pitch: Plays at a’ = 440 Hz.

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