Allen Soprano Saxhorn

Allen Soprano Saxhorn

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This saxhorn was made by J. Lathrop Allen in Boston, Massachusetts, around 1853-1856. It is an E-flat saxhorn made of German silver, with 4 Allen-type valves. Embossed on a metal shield:

MANUFACTURED BY
J. LATHROP ALLEN
No. 17
HARVARD PLACE
BOSTON

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
saxhorn
date made
1853-1856
maker
Allen, J. Lathrop
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
German silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 1/2 in x 11 3/4 in x 13 7/8 in; 11.43 cm x 29.845 cm x 35.2425 cm
ID Number
1982.0766.01
accession number
1982.0766
catalog number
1982.0766.01
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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