423.121.22

Natural trumpet, fanfare trumpet in E flat, brass. Two bows, uniting yards of full length. Mouthpiece with silver rim, presumed original. Undecorated and without ball (pommel). Inscribed: David Thomas Esquire., High Sheriff of Cardiganshire, 1874.

Trumpets are part of the regalia of kings and high-ranking officials emphasising the connection between civic power and military strength. This instrument is a fanfare trumpet for the High Sheriff of Cardiganshire.

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