I played a few notes on it out in the garage because there were a lot of people in the house and I didn't want to be the center of attention. I jammed a rubber cork in the tuning slide water key and oiled the valves first. After a few notes, I pulled the 2nd slide and noticed tons of gunk. She's in the large garage sink soaking up some warm suds right now. I haven't even had time to study the bell except for seeing the word Handcraft. It appears to be the same bell as my Committee. I'll do a side by side photo tomorrow for you guys. I know I'm like a 6 year old at Christmas !