Euphonium. A brass euphonium bearing an inscription for 'Penrhyn Royal Band', made in London by Breveté. The pipe for the mouthpiece (which is missing) passes through three finger-operated spring-loaded valves. There are two finger loops and a small spring-operated drain valve. The bell end has a rolled edge.
Marks and inscriptions
Outside of bell: PENRHYN ROYAL BAND / [monogram] / F. BESSON / BREVETÉ / 198 EUSTON ROAD / LONDON / [star] / [two armorial emblems including wording LOCK SICKER] / [scroll containing AEQUO ANIMO] On side of each valve: 1 / 2 / 3 On side of valve 3: [oval stamp with BESSON BREVETÉ] / 32559
Makers and roles
Brevete , maker Penrhyn Quarries Ltd. , owner