Buffet-Crampon B-Flat Cornet

Buffet-Crampon B-Flat Cornet

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Description

This cornet was made Buffet-Crampon & Cie in Paris, France around 1900 to 1925. It is a B-flat cornet, Evette & Schaeffer model serial #5281, made of silver plated brass, and has 3 piston valves. This cornet is engraved:

SJ
4
EVETTE & SCHAEFFER
Ane Mer BUFFET-CRAMPON & Cie
[trademark]
18 & 20 PASSAGE DU GRAND CERF
PARIS

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cornet
date made
1900-1925
maker
Buffet-Crampon & Cie.
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 1/2 in x 5 in x 6 1/2 in; 31.75 cm x 12.7 cm x 16.51 cm
overall: 12 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 6 1/4 in; 31.115 cm x 13.335 cm x 15.875 cm
ID Number
MI.70.27
accession number
290484
catalog number
70.27
Credit Line
Gift of Robert Erickson
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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