Conn Cornet Case

Description:

This cornet case was made by C.G. Conn in Elkhart, Indiana, 1898. It is made of wood, covered with black-stained leather, metal fittings, and an interior with flip up top level for the cornet and lower level for accessories. The top interior lid is lined with gold satin with an embroidered purple sash:

MADE BY
C.G.CONN
ELKHART, IND.

Accessioned with Conn cornet (1986.0002.01). This cornet, with case, was used by the donor’s father, John Grason Steffey (1867-1931) as an amateur musician in the Williamsport area of Maryland.

Date Made: 1896

Maker: C. G. Conn

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States

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Credit Line: Gift of Jane Steffey

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0002.02Catalog Number: 1986.0002.02Accession Number: 1986.0002

Object Name: case

Physical Description: wood (overall material)leather (overall material)metal (overall material)fabric (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 3/8 in x 14 5/8 in x 9 1/2 in; 16.1925 cm x 37.1475 cm x 24.13 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-4512-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1161009

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