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Conn Cornet Case

Conn Cornet Case

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This cornet case was made by Conn in Elkhart, Indiana, 1950-1960. It is made of wood and fiberboard, covered with gray vinyl, black coated fiberboard trim and handle, metal fittings, and plush plush interior. There are metal “Conn” badges on the top of the case and on the top interior.

Accessioned with Conn cornet (1990.0290.02). This cornet, with case, was previously owned and used by the donors’ father, Francis Morton Messick (1908-1969).

Currently not on view
Object Name
case with accessories
date made
C. G. Conn
place made
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
fiberboard (overall material)
metal (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
overall: 7 1/8 in x 18 3/4 in x 12 1/4 in; 18.0975 cm x 47.625 cm x 31.115 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of James Robert Messick and Frederick M. Messick
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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