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End-blown trumpet. The conical tube is of heavy wood. The sides are straight in profile. A raised band in the wood about three quarters of the way down separates the body section from the bell. The bell also has straight sides but is of greater conicity. Ferrules are formed of flattened heavy wire wrapped round in twelve places between the upper rim and the top of the bell, six are of copper and six of a darker metal, all apart from the lowest are wrapped in a clockwise direction from the player's perspective.

Details

trumpet
M2.5.60/1
Musical Instruments

1 item (description level: whole)

423.121.12 End-blown straight labrosone with mouthpiece
Broad category
Musical Instruments, Aerophone
Additional names, titles, or classifications
catalogue name:  trumpet
object name:  trumpet
catalogue title:  423.121.12 End-blown straight labrosone with mouthpiece

Place
Malawi; Africa
Additional place information
Malawi 
Date made
before 1960
Additional date information
date made:  before 1960 

Measurements
overall: 791 x 46 mm
Additional measurement information
overall: 791 x 46 mm


Related subjects
object name (AAT): trumpets

Record created 1999-06-24 by PAUL
Record last updated 2017-08-31 by XGVIEWS

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