German B-Flat Trumpet

Description (Brief)
This trumpet was made by an unknown maker in Germany around 1910-1913. It is an E-flat trumpet made of brass with nickel silver trim and has three rotary valves.

According to the accession paperwork, this trumpet was one of 12 instruments captured from the Jäger-Regiment zu Pferde Nr. 8 (Eighth Jaeger German Mounted Band) during WWI.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1900-1925
1900-1913
unspecified
U.S. War Department
place made
Germany
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 8 in; 43.815 cm x 13.335 cm x 20.32 cm
overall: 5 1/2 in x 7 3/8 in x 17 7/8 in; 13.97 cm x 18.7325 cm x 45.4025 cm
ID Number
MI.039579
catalog number
039579
accession number
136683
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Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
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Trumpets
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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