Carl Fischer B-Flat Cornet

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Description (Brief)
This cornet was made in the United States around 1900-1925, and sold by the firm of Carl Fischer in New York. It is a B-flat cornet, American model serial #20742, made of silver plated brass with gold plate inside the bell, and has 3 piston valves. This cornet is engraved:

CARL FISCHER [/] AMERICAN [/] MODEL [/] NEW YORK [/] 27042
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1900-1925
maker
Carl Fisher
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
silver (overall material)
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 15 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 7 in; 40.005 cm x 12.065 cm x 17.78 cm
overall: 15 3/4 in x 4 5/8 in x 7 1/2 in; 40.005 cm x 11.7475 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
MI.70.26
accession number
290484
catalog number
70.26
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Erickson
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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