Catalogue number: 8.6
Original name: Bass horn.
Type or system: Four keys.
Place of origin: Probably French, c.1815-1825.
Overall size: 795mm not including crook; bell diameter: 190mm.
Sounding length: 2228mm including crook.
Diameter of mouthpiece receiver: 14.2mm; Crook receiver: 36.4mm.
Technical description: Single, brass body, brass crook with decorative ferrules. Flat round keys mounted by saddles.
Faults: Three keys missing.
Illustration references: See below.
Previous owner: William Bentley or Key Collection.
Previous collection numbers: A and B: 33 or 97.