W.BROWN & SONS late 19th century piston/hand horn with 6 crooks

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£1,550.00

This horn is one of several superb

 

W. Brown & Sons instruments from

 

private collection which has now

 

been dispersed.


Specifications: 3 Périnet valves as a

 

detachable sauterelle with 11 mm central bore; additional

 

shorter main tuning slide for high pitch.

 

Crooks: F, E flat, D, G (the latter not by W. Brown), A and

 

B flat alto; 2 tubes to replace the sauterelle for hand horn

playing.

 

Adjustable finger hook, detachable for hand horn playing.

 

Inscribed on the garland: W. BROWN & SONS,

 

MAKERS. 2 TRACEY STREET. KENNINGTON

 

ROAD. LONDON No 259.

 

This horn is not listed in the online 'List of surviving

 

W. Brown & Sons  brass instruments: 

 

http://homepages.ed.ac.uk/am/gdbl.html

 

There is no case, but several suitable cases are available at

 

reasonable cost.

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