Boland & Fuchs C Cornet


This cornet was made by Bohland & Fuchs in Kraslice (Graslitz), Bohemia, around 1920 to 1938. It is a C cornet, American Student model, made of silver plated brass, and has 3 piston valves with mother-of-pearl buttons. This instrument has been crudely altered from a B-flat cornet to a C cornet. The cornet is engraved:

Made by
Bohland & Fuchs

American Student was a trade name used by The Chicago Musical Instrument Company for instruments made by Bohland & Fuchs.

Bohland & Fuchs was founded in 1870 by Gustavus Bohland and Martin Fuchs and flourished until 1945.

Date Made: 1920-1938

Maker: Bohland & Fuchs

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Czech Republic: Karlovarsk├Ż Kraj, Kraslice

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Credit Line: Gift of Robert Erickson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MI.72.19Catalog Number: 72.19Accession Number: 297966

Object Name: cornet

Physical Description: brass (overall material)silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 18 1/2 in x 4 1/4 in x 5 1/2 in; 46.99 cm x 10.795 cm x 13.97 cmoverall: 18 3/8 in x 4 3/8 in x 5 5/8 in; 46.6725 cm x 11.1125 cm x 14.2875 cm


Record Id: nmah_606383

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