Tomschik & Sons B-Flat Cornet

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Description (Brief)
This cornet was made by Martin P. Tomchik & Sons in Brunn, Austria around 1867 to 1884. It is a B-flat/A cornet made of highly engraved silver plated brass and has 3 Périnet piston valves. This cornet is inscribed:

M.P. TOMSCHIK & SONs BRUNN-AUSTRIA [/] MANUFACTURY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1867-1884
place made
Österreich: Steiermark, Brunn
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 7/8 in x 6 7/8 in x 4 3/4 in; 32.7025 cm x 17.4625 cm x 12.065 cm
overall: 12 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 31.75 cm x 12.065 cm x 16.51 cm
ID Number
MI.093523
accession number
16722
catalog number
93523
Credit Line
Gift of M. P. Tomschik and Sons
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Cornets
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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