Ophicleide Bass Horn/Russian Bassoon
Catalogue number: 8.3
Original name: Ophicleide bass horn / Russian bassoon.
Type or system: Nine Keys.
Place of origin: Unknown, mid-19th Century.
Overall size: 1140mm.
Sounding length: 1850mm.
Technical description: Wooden body . Keys mounted on separate wooden plugs attached to the body of the instrument.
Faults: In very poor condition. Crook missing.
Illustration references: See below.
Previous owner: William Bentley.
Previous collection numbers: A: Item 34; B: Item 33.