B-Flat/A Adolphe Sax Cornet


This cornet was made by Antoine-Joseph (Adolphe) Sax in Paris, France in 1873. It is a B-flat/A cornet, serial #38072, made of silver plated brass with gold plated details, and has 3 Périnet piston valves. This cornet is engraved:

No. 38072
Adolphe Sax
Fteur Breveté
rue Saint Georges 50
à Paris

Date Made: 1873

Maker: Sax, Adolphe

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Île-de-France, Paris

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.76.29Accession Number: 1977.0294Catalog Number: 76.29

Object Name: cornet

Physical Description: brass (overall material)silver (overall material)gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: 12 3/4 in x 5 1/2 in x 8 in; 32.385 cm x 13.97 cm x 20.32 cmmouthpiece: 2 3/4 in x 1 in; 6.985 cm x 2.54 cm

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Record Id: nmah_606348

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