Object 13

Pitch pipe with case

Object Description

Maker unknownOrigin unknown, 2nd quarter of 20th c.The pitch pipe was used by the father of the donator, Mr.Alfred Staheli, who was a choir director. Brass, nickel-platedChromatic scale from C to B (stamped insignia)Pitch pipe with free-reed; to be played by blowing through a hole at tl;)e top , wlth an opening at the side for the emergence of air; a variety of notes obtainable by rotation; original caseL. 54 mm (pipe), 58 mm (case)Donation Martha Staheli, Basel lnv. 1999.158.1.-2.

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