Conn Albert System Clarinet

Description (Brief)
This clarinet was made by C.G. Conn in Elkhart, Indiana in 1895. It is an Albert System clarinet in E-flat, serial #496, made of double-wall nickel silver plated brass. This clarinet is stamped:

496 [/] MADE BY [/] C.G. CONN [/] ELKHART [/] IND
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1895
maker
C. G. Conn
place made
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in; 41.275 cm x 7.3025 cm
cap: 2 9/16 in x 1 1/16 in; 6.50875 cm x 2.69875 cm
mouthpiece: 3 in x 1 1/8 in; 7.62 cm x 2.8575 cm
barrel: 1 3/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 4.445 cm x 2.8575 cm
upper joint: 6 3/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 16.1925 cm x 4.445 cm
lower joint: 7 1/2 in x 2 in; 19.05 cm x 5.08 cm
bell: 3 in x 2 7/8 in; 7.62 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
1988.0498.02
accession number
1988.0498
catalog number
1988.0498.02
See more items in
Culture and the Arts: Musical Instruments
Clarinets
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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