Conn B-FlatA Cornet

Conn B-Flat/A Cornet

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Description (Brief)

This cornet was made by C.G. Conn, Ltd. in Elkhart, Indiana in 1917. It is a B-flat/A cornet, serial #150966, made of silver plated brass with 3 Périnet piston valves and a quick change slide. This cornet is accessioned with an original wooden case covered in black leatherette and lined with purple plush. This cornet is engraved:

MADE BY
C. G. Conn Ltd.
ELKHART
]-IND-

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cornet
maker
C. G. Conn Ltd.
place made
United States: Indiana, Elkhart
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 16 in x 4 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 40.64 cm x 12.065 cm x 16.51 cm
overall: 16 5/16 in x 7 in x 4 5/8 in; 41.43375 cm x 17.78 cm x 11.7475 cm
ID Number
1985.0017.11
accession number
1985.0017
catalog number
1985.0017.11
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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