A Rare Military Boy’s Bugle 7″ by 5″

A military Boy’s Bugle. In white metal and measuring 7″ by 5″, weighing 200 grams.  A few minor dents but generally very fine.  In Victorian times, boys as young as 13 left home to join the military, frequently lying about their age. With instrument in hand, they were able to join the military band to become Buglers, Pipers and drummers where they offered entertainment or signals to the troops in the field.