American Flugelhorn

American Flugelhorn

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Description (Brief)
This flugelhorn was made by an unknown maker in the United States, around 1845-1855. It is made of nickel silver plated brass, with 3 rotary valves. The keys are missing. This instrument has an unusual wide bell.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
flugelhorn
date made
1845-1855
place made
United States
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 7 7/16 in x 13 3/4 in; 13.97 cm x 18.89125 cm x 34.925 cm
ID Number
1980.0038.01
catalog number
1980.0038.01
accession number
1980.0038
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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