Wenzel Stowassers Söhne B-Flat Trumpet


This trumpet was made by Wenzel Stowaasers Söhne in Graslitz (Kraslice) in Bohemia around 1873 to 1900. It is a B-flat trumpet made of brass with nickel silver trim, with three rotary valves with mother-of-pearl inlays on the finger levers. This trumpet is engraved:

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Wenzel Stowasser started making brass instruments in 1824 in Graslitz. After his death in 1860, the firm was continued by his sons Josef, Julius, and Richard as W. Stowaasers Söhne.

Date Made: 1873 - 1900

Maker: Wenzel Stowassers Söhne

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Czech Republic: Karlovarský Kraj, Kraslice

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Related Publication: Densmore, Frances. Handbook of the Collection of Musical Instruments in the United States National Museum.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.214566Accession Number: 39076Catalog Number: 214566

Object Name: trumpet

Physical Description: brass (overall material)nickel silver (overall material)pearl (overall material)Measurements: overall: 18 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 7 in; 46.99 cm x 11.43 cm x 17.78 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-f9b5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1160882

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