Lyon & Healy B-FlatA Cornet

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Description (Brief)
This cornet was made by Lyon & Healy in Chicago, Illinois in 1906. It is a B-flat/A cornet, Own Make model serial #7001, made of silver plated brass, and has 3 piston valves with mother-of-pearl buttons. This cornet features a quick change tuning slide. It is engraved:

Lyon & Healy [/] Own Make [/] Chicago [/] U.S.A.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1906
maker
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Lyon & Healy
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 7 in; 12.7 cm x 17.78 cm
cornet: 14 3/8 in x 5 in x 7 7/8 in; 36.5125 cm x 12.7 cm x 20.0025 cm
slide: 3 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in x 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 6.6675 cm x 1.27 cm
music holder: 7 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in x 7/8 in; 20.0025 cm x 6.0325 cm x 2.2225 cm
ID Number
MI.72.23
catalog number
72.23
accession number
297966
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Erickson
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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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