Marceau B-Flat Trumpet

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Description (Brief)
This trumpet is marked “Marceau” and made in Czechoslovakia late 1930s - early 1940s. It is a B-flat trumpet made of silver-plated brass with three piston valves. The bore of this trumpet closely resembled that of a cornet. This trumpet is engraved:

MARCEAU [//] CZECHOSLOVAKIA

Marceau is a Trade name used by Sears Roebuck & Co.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
late 1930s - early 1940s
maker
Marceau & Cie ?, Pierre
maker attribution
Pierre Marceau & Cie
place made
Československo
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 19 in x 4 3/4 in x 6 in; 48.26 cm x 12.065 cm x 15.24 cm
overall: 4 3/4 in x 6 3/8 in x 19 1/8 in; 12.065 cm x 16.1925 cm x 48.5775 cm
ID Number
MI.72.21
catalog number
72.21
accession number
297966
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Erickson
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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