Franz Strauss´ mouthpiece.

The mouthpiece before restoration (left)  the mouth piece after restoration (right below) - the mouth piece container is made of buffalo horn (top right)

Das Mundstueck vor dem Restaurieren (links) und nach dem Restaurieren (unten). Der Mundstueck Behaelter ist aus Bueffelhorn gedrechselt.

The mouthpiece is made of sterlingsilver sheet metal. The 2,7mms thin rim is soldered on top. The top picture shows the soldering line of the mouthpiece body. -   Das Mundstueck ist aus Sterlingsilberblech zusammengedreht. Der 2,7mm breite Rand ist aufgeloetet.
Two pictures about the mouthpieces inside, also the soldering line clearly visible Beide Bilder zeigen deutlich die Innenseite des Mundstueckes mit der Loetnaht.
The biography of Franz Strauss: fstrau1.htm

His compositions: fstrau4.htm

His horn before restoration: fstrau2.htm

His horn after restoration: fstrau3.htm  (including all measures of his horn)_______


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