In E-flat. Cylindrical bore. Gold-plated nickel silver body and keys; gold- plated silver head. Made in three parts: headjoint, bodyjoint, and footjoint. Elliptical embouchure. Boehm system with open g-sharp' key. Plastic hard- shell case with blue velvet lining. Metal cleaning rod.
Engraved on headjoint: SILVER HEAD; engraved on bodyjoint: ARMSTRONG / ELKHART; stamped on reverse of bodyjoint: R8476
1970, sold by the maker to Dale Higbee, Salisbury, North Carolina; 1986, gift of Higbee to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 17, 1986)
Gift of Dale Higbee