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Unmarked 4 Allen Valve SARV Bb Cornet
Unmarked Stölzel Valve Bb/A/G Cornopean
1872-1878 Courtois Bb Tenor Valve Trombone
1874 Boosey/Distin Eb/C Soprano Cornet
c.1875 Lehnert Centennial Eb Alto Valve Trombone
c.1902 Buescher Mfg Co True Tone "Epoch" Cornet
1907 Conn 5 Valve Double Bell (Pryorphone)
1908 Conn Wonderphone C/Bb/A Cornet
c.1913 York & Sons Perfec-Tone Bb/A Cornet
1914 Conn Artist's Small Bore Bb Tenor Trombone
1914 Conn Eb Alto Horn
c.1918 Couturier Bb/A Conical Bore Cornet
1920 Boston MIC Bb/F Double French Horn
c.1925 Lyon & Healy "Couturier Model" Bb Tenor Trombone
c.1925 Lyon & Healy C/Bb/A Trumpet
1926-1930 Conn 10L Bb Bugle
1930 Holton "hatbox" Mellophone
1931 Holton "hatbox" Horn in F

Ref# Maker Made in Instrument Date Valves

23

unmarked (Gautrot?)

assumed French

Bb/A/G/F Stölzel Valve Cornopean

1845-1884

3SP

39

unmarked (New England)

assumed American

Bb Allen Valve Cornet

c.1860

3SARV 1AR

18

Gebr Alexander

Mainz

F Horn, Single

pre 1918

3R

12

F Besson

London

Eb Vocal Horn

c.1884-1885

3P

62

F Besson

London

Bb Cornet

1879

3P

53

F Besson

London

Eb "Prototype" Upright Tuba

6/2/1888

3P

19

F Besson

London

Bb/A "Prototype" Cornet

4/29/1890

3P

12

F Besson

London

F "Prototype" Vocal Horn

9/30/1891

3P

3

Besson & Co

London

Bb 4 Valve "Prototype" Trombone

9/5/1896

4P

68

Besson & Co

London

Bb/A "Prototype" Cornet

5/9/1896

3P

9

Besson & Co

London

Bb "Prototype" Cornet

c.1903

3P

14

Besson & Co

London

Bb/A "Prototype" Cornet

c.1904

3P 1R

24

Boosey & Co.

London

Eb/C Cornet

1876

3P

67

Boston Musical Instrument Manufy

Boston, Mass

Bb Valve Trombone

1893

3P

49

Boston Musical Instrument Manufy

Boston, Mass

Eb Alto, Upright

1894

3P

51

Boston Musical Instrument Manufy

Boston, Mass

Eb Helicon Tuba

1895

3P

48

Boston Musical Instrument Company

Boston, Mass

F/Bb Horn, Double

1920

4R

82

Buescher

Elkhart, Ind

Bb/A "Epoch" cornet

c.1902

3P

50

Buescher

Elkhart, Ind

Eb/F/C Mellophone

1925

3P 2R

73

Buescher

Elkhart, Ind

Bb Trumpet

1925

3P

46

Buescher

Elkhart, Ind

Bb Trumpet

1926

3P

33

Butler

London

Bb Cornet

c.1880

3P

6

B Cazzani & C

Milano

Bb Trumpet

pre 1912

4R

37

B Cazzani & C

Milano

Bb Trombone

pre 1912

Slide

37

B Cazzani & C

Milano

Eb Alto Trombone

pre 1912

3R

59

C G Conn

Elkhart, Ind

Bb Double Belled Baritone

1907

5P

10

C G Conn

Elkhart, Ind

C/Bb/A "Wonderphone" Cornet

1908

3P

66

C G Conn

Elkhart, Ind

C/Bb/A "Wonderphone" Cornet

1909

3P

13

C G Conn

Elkhart, Ind

C/Bb/A Cornet

1911

3P

45

C G Conn

Elkhart, Ind

Bb Artists' Small Bore Trombone,

1914

Slide

11

C G Conn

Elkhart, Ind

Eb "Wonderphone" Upright Alto

1914

3P

31

C G Conn Ltd

Elkhart, Ind

Bb Cornet

1917

3P

79

C G Conn Ltd

Elkhart, Ind

Bb Slide Cornet

1923

Slide

47

C G Conn Ltd

Elkhart, Ind

2K Eb Helicon Tuba

1924

3P

26

C G Conn Ltd

Elkhart, Ind

80A Bb/A Cornet

1926

3P

42

C G Conn Ltd

Elkhart, Ind

10L "American Legion" Bb Bugle

1927-1930

single fold

64

Pan-American

Elkhart, Ind

Bb Cornet

1936

3P

2

C G Conn Ltd

Elkhart, Ind

26K Eb Sousaphone

1952

3P

60

Antoine Courtois

Paris

Bb Valve Trombone

1872-1878

3P

65

E A Couturier Co Ltd

LaPorte, Ind

Bb "Conical Bore" Cornet

c.1918

3P 1R

83

E A Couturier Co

LaPorte, Ind

Bb "Conical Bore" Flugelhorn

c.1920

3P

57

Jules DeVere & Co

Paris

Eb Upright Tuba

-

3P

86

Henry Distin Mfg Co

Williamsport, Pa

Eb Altophone

1893

3P

56

Henry Distin Mfg Co

Williamsport, Pa

Eb Upright Tuba

1898

3P

54

Henry Distin Mfg Co

Williamsport, Pa

Bb Euphonium

1899

3P

38

Carl Fischer Inc

New York, NY

Bb Valve Trombone

-

3P

61

J Howard Foote

New York, NY

Eb Upright Tuba

1863-1896

3P

34

Henri Gautier

Austria

Bb Valve Trombone

c.1890

3P

16

Gras

Paris

Bb Cornet

-

3P

55

A Hileron

Paris

Eb Upright Alto

-

3P

91

Frank Holton

Chicago, Ill

Bb "Holton Special" Trombone

1906

Slide

44

Frank Holton

Chicago, Ill

Bb "Revelation" Trombone

1909

Slide

30

Frank Holton & Co

Chicago, Ill

Bb "Couturier Model" Cornet

1912

3P

69

Frank Holton & Co

Chicago, Ill

Double Belled Euphonium

1912

3+2P

28

Frank Holton & Co

Chicago, Ill

BBb "Monster Bore" Helicon Tuba

1912

3P

74

Frank Holton & Co

Chicago, Ill

Euphonium

1912

3P

17

Frank Holton & Co

Chicago, Ill

Bb/A "New Proportion" Cornet

1915

3P

25

Frank Holton & Co

Elkhorn, Wis

Bb "Revelation" Trombone

1924

Slide

110

Frank Holton & Co

Elkhorn, Wis

"Hatbox" Mellophone

1930

3P

75

Frank Holton & Co

Elkhorn, Wis

"Hatbox" F Horn, Single

1931

3P

36

Henry Lehnert

Philadelphia, Pa

Eb Alto "Centennial" Valve Trombone

1875-1896

3SARV

8

Lyon & Healy

Chicago, Ill

Bb "Own Make" Cornet

1901-1904

3P

104

Lyon & Healy

Chicago, Ill

Bb "Couturier Model" Trombone

c.1925

Slide

109

Lyon & Healy

Chicago, Ill

C/Bb/A Trumpet

c.1925

3P

52

Missenharter / Harry Coleman

New York, NY

Eb "Raincatcher" Sousaphone

1892-1917

3P

85

J W Pepper

Philadelphia, Pa

Bb Short Valve Trombone

1886

3P

7

J W Pepper

Philadelphia, Pa

Bb Valve Trombone

1900

3P

3

August Pollmann

New York, NY

Eb Upright Alto

1880-1905

3P

29

Paolo Rondoni

Verona

Eb Upright Tuba

post 1914

4R

20

M Slater

New York

Eb Alto Helicon

1875-1888

3TARV

72

Tourville & Cie

Paris

Bb/A Cornet

1881-1923

3P

1

H N White

Cleveland, Oh

Bb "King" Trombone

c.1917-1918

Slide

32

H N White

Cleveland, Oh

Eb "King" Mellophone

c.1905-1910

3P

21

Rudolph Wurlitzer Co

Chicago, Ill

Bb Trombone

-

Slide

90

J W York & Sons

Grand Rapids, Mich

Bb/A "Weldon Model" Cornet

c.1898

3P

76

J W York & Sons

Grand Rapids, Mich

Bb/A "Monarch" Cornet

c.1900

3P

71

J W York & Sons

Grand Rapids, Mich

Bb "Monarch" Cornet

c.1902

3P

41

J W York & Sons

Grand Rapids, Mich

Bb Baritone Horn

c.1911

3P

15

Grand Rapids Band Inst Co

Grand Rapids, Mich

Eb Upright Alto

-

3P

100

J W York & Sons

Grand Rapids, Mich

Bb/A "Professional" Cornet

c.1911

3P

87

J W York & Sons

Grand Rapids, Mich

Bb/A "Couturier Wizard" Cornet

c.1914

3P

70

J W York & Sons

Grand Rapids, Mich

F/Eb/D/C Right Hand Althorn

c.1915

3R

89

J W York & Sons

Grand Rapids, Mich

C/Bb/A Cornet

c.1915

3P

63

J W York & Sons

Grand Rapids, Mich

No.7 "Perfec-Tone" Cornet

c.1915

3P

103

J W York & Sons

Grand Rapids, Mich

Eb Tuba

c.1918

3P

96

J W York & Sons

Grand Rapids, Mich

No.2 "Trumpet Model" Cornet

c.1923

3P

88

York

Grand Rapids, Mich

"American Legion" G Bugle

c.1920-1930

single fold

40

York

Grand Rapids, Mich

Eb/C Mellophone

c.1940

3P