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Alto trombone in E flat, brass. Tuning slide in bell bow. Water key. Yellow brass mouthpiece contemporary. Stamped: F. Besson 198 Euston Road London (with monogram and star mark and numbered 789 on slide and mouth-pipe).

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alto trombone
Musical Instruments

1 item (description level: whole)

Broad category
Additional names, titles, or classifications
classified as:  alto trombones
object name (Horniman Ethno.):  alto trombone
object name:  alto trombone
classified as:  423.22 Slide trumpets
classified as:  423.22 Slide trumpets

Besson, F.
Additional maker information
maker:   Besson, F.
London, England, UK, Western Europe, Europe
Additional place information
made:  London 
Date made
circa 1879
Additional date information
circa 1879 

Materials & techniques
copper alloy; metal; cork; silver; brass
Additional material & technique information
material: brass (overall)
material: copper alloy (overall)
material: cork (overall)
material: metal (overall)
material: silver (overall)
overall: 820 x 120 x 270 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 820 x 120 x 270 mm
stamped on bell:  MEDALS OF HONOR [in banner]/[unclear monogram]/F. BESSON/Brevete/EUSTON ROAD/LONDON/[five-pointed star] .

Adam Carse Collection

Related subjects
classified as: 423.22 Slide trumpets
classified as: 423.22 Slide trumpets
classified as: alto trombones
object name (Horniman Ethno.): alto trombones
object name: alto trombones
material: brass
material: copper alloy
material: cork
material: metal
material: silver

Record created 1999-12-26 by FPALMER
Record last updated 2016-10-10 by XGVIEWS

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