Soprano trombone in B flat, Hawkes & Son, London, c. 1923. Brass with heavy silver-plate. Flanges, ferrules and guard deeply embossed with typical Hawkes & Son foliage and floral motifs. Slide fitted with water key and cord to guard against over-extending the slide. Very good condition overall with little wear to plating and very little bruising. Inner slide in good working order. Inscriptions Bell: EXCELSIOR SONOROUS/CLASS A/HAWKES & SON/Denman Street/Piccadilly Circus/LONDON/46378 Slide, on mouthpiece receiver: HAWKES/ & SON/LONDON [elliptical] Couplers: b A [longest] A b [flat sign] 13 [shortest]
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