Conn B-Flat Cornet


This cornet was made by C.G. Conn, Ltd. in Elkhart, Indiana in 1917. It is a “long model” B-flat cornet, New Wonder model serial #153171, made of silver plated brass with gold plate inside the bell, and has 3 piston valves. This cornet is engraved:

C. G. Conn Ltd.

Date Made: 1917

Maker: C. G. Conn Ltd.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Indiana, Elkhart

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Credit Line: Gift of Robert Erickson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.72.17Catalog Number: 72.17Accession Number: 297966

Object Name: cornet

Physical Description: brass (overall material)silver (overall material)gold (overall material)Measurements: overall: 16 3/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 7 in; 42.545 cm x 12.065 cm x 17.78 cmcornet: 16 7/8 in x 4 5/8 in x 7 3/8 in; 42.8625 cm x 11.7475 cm x 18.7325 cmaccessories in box: 2 1/8 in x 3 5/16 in x 18 3/4 in; 5.3975 cm x 8.41375 cm x 47.625 cm


Record Id: nmah_606381

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