Natural horn in E flat (at present standard), yellow brass. Helical, coiled twelve times. The bell is attached by a screw collar and detachable. Minor denting. Lacks mouthpiece. With leather covered hard case, shaped to accommodate the horn with its bell attached, probably original. Case is decorated with brass studs. The initials I.G. are spelled out on the bottom of the case in studs.

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