Piccolo in C
Catalogue number: 2.2
Original name: Piccolo in C.
Type or system: Simple System.
Maker: Alfred [… Birmingham].
Place of origin: Birmingham, c.1860.
Overall size: 306mm.
Bore: Head joint: ellipse embouchure hole (9mm by 10mm) - 10.9mm; lower joint: 11.7mm - 8.1mm.
Technical description: Two sections of grenadilla with German silver keys. Needle springs. Head joint: 126.2mm, lower joint: 197mm. German silver ferrules and lining. Cork slider.
Inscription: Engraved on middle ferrule: “B.S.M” (Birmingham School of Music).
Faults: Slider damaged. Head joint leaking.
Illustration references: See below
Previous owner: William Bentley.
Previous collection numbers: A and B: Item 26.