B-Flat Trumpet

Description (Brief)
This trumpet was made by an unknown maker around 1940-1950. It is a B-flat trumpet made of plated brass. This student model or beginners trumpet is inscribed “STUDENT” on the bell.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1900-1925
date made
1940-1950
unspecified
Meggers, Edith R.
place made
United States
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in; 49.53 cm x 11.43 cm x 13.97 cm
trumpet: 4 3/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 19 1/4 in; 12.065 cm x 13.335 cm x 48.895 cm
mouthpiece: 3 9/16 in x 1 1/16 in; 9.04875 cm x 2.69875 cm
ID Number
MI.74.29
accession number
314637
catalog number
74.29
Credit Line
Bequest of Edith R. Meggers
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Trumpets
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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