Soprano in B-flat. Cylindro-conoidal bore. Silverplated. Three Perinet valves with oval ports. Water key. Two non-original shanks. Non-original nickel-silver-plated mouthpiece. Black leather case with blue cloth lining.
Engraved on bell: [tuning fork] / A. L & CIE / A Lecomte & Cie / brevetés s. g. d. g. Paris
1982, accessioned as source unidentified to the MFA. According to information in the object file, it may have come from the Estate of Frank C. Doble (1886–1969), Belmont, Massachusetts; however, this information cannot be confirmed.
William Lindsey Fund