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Posted on Mon, Feb 22 2021 12:25
by Louis C
Joined on Fri, Sep 22 2017, Posts 27

Hi all,

         I'm struggling to identify what this is can anyone help ?

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Posted on Mon, Feb 22 2021 13:33
by PaoloT
Joined on Tue, Dec 27 2016, Posts 965

Maybe a Helicon Tuba?

Paolo

Posted on Mon, Feb 22 2021 15:34
by Louis C
Joined on Fri, Sep 22 2017, Posts 27

Many many thanks - I think that's it.

Here's an additional image of one in situ so to speak.

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Posted on Mon, Feb 22 2021 17:05
by PaoloT
Joined on Tue, Dec 27 2016, Posts 965

Half musical instrument, half war machine!

Paolo

Posted on Wed, Apr 07 2021 10:21
by Phil Walton
Joined on Mon, Jun 22 2009, Posts 107
It is an Eb Bass Helicon, which in the photo supplied is played by Philip Timms in1909, according to Wikipedia.
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