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Bugle, USS San Diego, #2017-008-001

Brass bugle with a silver-plated mouthpiece attached to it by a small chain from USS San Diego.
Title: Bugle, USS San Diego, #2017-008-001
Caption: A Brass M1892 bugle from the WWI- era vessel USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6).
Description: A M1892 bugle from the USS San Diego (Armored Cruiser No. 6) stamped with “M. SLATER NEW YORK” on the bell. Moses Slater manufactured instruments from 1865-1920. This bugle dates between 1901 and 1918. The M1892 became the standard issue bugle of the military following WWI and is still in use today by the military as well as the Boy Scouts of America.
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  • Underwater Archaeology
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  • World War I 1917-1918
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