422.112 (Single) reedpipes with double (or quadruple) reeds with conical bore

Oboe. Boxwood. Seven nickel silver block and saddle mounted keys with round and octagonal flat flaps with leather pads. Six tone holes, two of which are double. Two vent holes in bell. String lapped tenons. Onion and cotton reel top. Each joint is stamped: W.MILHOUSE/LONDON; Paper label attached to upper joint has written in D.J. Blaikley's hand: OBOE/7 SILVER KEYS/LOWEST NOTE SPEAKS /FROM DOUBLE SIDED/HOLE IN BELL/EARLY
overall: 22.2441 x 2.1654 x 2.1654 in.; 565 x 55 x 55 mm;

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