A trumpet marine, bow, and case. The instrument is a long wooden one with a long soundboard attached to a seven sided hollow wooden body. It has a long neck and a single playing string. A finial featuring a figurehead is at the top alongside a metal tuning screw and a small piece of nylon acts as a guidon on main string. There is a removable wooden panel near the centre of the instrument. A simple bow accompanies the instrument. Two pieces of pvc piping have been converted into a case to hold the bow. A red sleeve, made of something similar to sleeping bag material, has been designed to hold the instrument. This sleeve has a smaller pocket and can be sealed by velcro.
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Alan estimated that he built nearly 100 instruments over the years using a huge variety of timber. Trumpet marines like this one were at the height of their popularity in the 15th and 16th Centuries.