German B-Flat Trumpet

German B-Flat Trumpet

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Description

This trumpet was made by an unknown maker in Germany around 1910-1913. It is an E-flat trumpet made of brass with nickel silver trim and has three rotary valves.

According to the accession paperwork, this trumpet was one of 12 instruments captured from the Jäger-Regiment zu Pferde Nr. 8 (Eighth Jaeger German Mounted Band) during WWI.

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
trumpet
date made
1900-1913
place made
Germany
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
nickel silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 17 1/4 in x 5 1/4 in x 8 in; 43.815 cm x 13.335 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
MI.039579
catalog number
039579
accession number
136683
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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