Lyon & Healy CB-FlatA Cornet

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Description (Brief)
This cornet was made by Lyon & Healy in Chicago, Illinois about 1903. It is a C/B-flat/A cornet, Own Make model serial #3075, made of silver plated brass, and has 3 piston valves. This cornet can be played as a C cornet instrument with slide(s) to B-flat and A. This cornet is engraved:

LYON & HEALY [/] IMPROVED [/] OWN MAKE [/] CHICAGO [/] 3075
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1900-1925
maker
Lyon & Healy
place made
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 in x 4 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 40.64 cm x 12.065 cm x 16.51 cm
overall: 16 3/8 in x 5 1/4 in x 6 3/8 in; 41.5925 cm x 13.335 cm x 16.1925 cm
ID Number
MI.70.28
accession number
290484
catalog number
70.28
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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