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Valved bugle in E-flat

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In E-flat. Nickel silver body with three string-linkage rotary valves. Telescoping tuning slide on leadpipe. Includes non-original pig-tail crook. Mouthpiece missing.

Inscription

Engraved on bell: John F / Stratton / New=York.

Provenance

Before 1992, sold by general junk shop, Bar Mills, Maine, to a trombone student of the donor; by 1992, gift of trombone student to David Hagar, Oak Flats, Australia, while he lived in Boston, Massachusetts; 1992, gift of David and Judith Hagar to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 25, 1992)

Credit Line

Gift of David and Judith Hagar

about 1860

Object Place

New York City, New York, United States

Dimensions

Length 30.5 cm (12 in.)

Accession Number

1992.96

Medium or Technique

Nickel silver

Collections

Musical Instruments

Classifications

Musical instruments, Aerophones