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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000100.txt from 1994/05

From: "Roger J. Shilcock" <mlfl@-----.UK>
Subj: German silver
Date: Thu, 5 May 1994 04:16:38 -0400

I hate to contradict Clark Fobes, but german silver has NO silver content. It
is technically a white bronze, and, if I remember correctly, consists
traditionally of copper, tin and zinc in varying proportions. No doubt modern
professional instruments have keys which are basically nickel silver because
it's easier to plate.
Roger Shilcock

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