Bb Helicon made by Boosey & Co, since 1934 known as Boosey & Hawkes.
Caried over the shoulder, the weight is 7,5 kilograms. The Helicon is
precursor of the Sousaphone, the American version of this instrument is now also
often seen in Europe.
This instrument needs a lot of rapair on the first valve because of improber handling, also quite some dents and breaks needs reparir.
Closeup on the manufacturers sign
Other informations Made by: Boosey & Co. England
Made in: 1901
Materials: Brass, no lacquer
Sizes: Bell diameter: 33cm (13"), curve diameter: 74 cm. (29 1/8")
Condition: Avaiting restoring