New York Musical Instrument Co. B-Flat Cornet

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Description (Brief)
This cornet was made by the New York Musical Instrument Co. in New York, New York around 1919-1921. It is a “long model” B-flat/A cornet, Regal model serial #4171, made of silver plated brass with 3 Périnet piston valves and has a quick change slide. This cornet is accessioned with an original rectangular wooden case covered with black leatherette and lined with green plush and satin. This cornet is engraved:

THE REGAL [/] NEW [/] YORK [/] MUSICAL [/] INSTRUMENT [/] CO.

The New York Musical instrument Co, started as dealers and importers in 1915 and later changed the name to the New York Band Instrument Co. By 1950, the company was out of business.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1919-1921
maker
New York Musical Instrument Co.
New York Musical Instrument Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 7 in; 41.91 cm x 11.43 cm x 17.78 cm
cornet: 16 1/2 in x 7 1/8 in x 4 9/16 in; 41.91 cm x 18.0975 cm x 11.58875 cm
mouthpiece: 2 1/4 in x 1 in; 5.715 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
1985.0017.12
accession number
1985.0017
catalog number
1985.0017.12
See more items in
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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