Bass tuba in E flat. Brass body with nickel silver-plated finger buttons, valve caps and bell garland. Left facing bell. Four rotary valves with finger buttons positioned over bell branch, which is fitted with adjacent thumb ring. Curved stays. Socket for music card holder on first valve loop. Mouthpiece missing. Bell stamped: No. 4870/HENRY DISTIN/MAKERS/9 & 10 GRt. NEWPORT St./LEICESTER SQUARE/LONDON/CLs1
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