B-Flat Cornet

B-Flat Cornet

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Description

This cornet was made by an unknown maker in the United States or France, around 1900 to 1925. It is a B-flat cornet made of brass and has 3 piston valves.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cornet
date made
1900-1925
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in x 7 in; 31.75 cm x 12.065 cm x 17.78 cm
cornet: 12 1/4 in x 4 3/4 in x 7 1/4 in; 31.115 cm x 12.065 cm x 18.415 cm
slide: 5 in x 3 in x 15/16 in; 12.7 cm x 7.62 cm x 2.38125 cm
ID Number
MI.72.18
catalog number
72.18
accession number
297966
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Erickson
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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