Reed contrabass, contrebasse à anche. Brass body with nickel silver-plating. Seventeen keys with leather pads including one closed key opened singly for each note, an open key for lowest note and an octave key. Detachable swan necked crook with water key. Bell stamped: PRESENTED TO/THE OFFICERS, 2ND 60TH RIFLERS/BY MAJOR H.GORE-BROWN/GOLD MEDAL/PARIS 1878/C.MAHILLON & Co./LONDON/MADE AT THEIR/BRUSSELS/WORKS
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