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Cornet

Identifier:
1997.51.1
Description:
Silver plated finish with gold finish on bell interior. Mother of Pearl valve buttons. Elliptical finger hook connected to slide ferule of tuning slide. Configuration of valve slides is not a standard, modern configuration. Engraved design on top of bell. Original mouthpiece, and original lyre music holder.;York was a prominent manufacturer of musical instruments in Grand Rapids. This is one of its typical products. It will be used in Collecting A-Z: M is for Musical Instruments.;on center valve casing, "3364" and "UNION LABEL". On mouthpiece, "YORK & SONS/BOSTON MODEL". on lyre, "YORK & SONS/GRAND RAPIDS/MICH.";Acquired by donor from an antique store in Greenville, Michigan.;on bell, "PERFEC-TONE/Made by/ J. W. YORK/ AND/SONS/ Grand Rapids/ Mich." |
Date:
1890 – 1925
Materials:
Engraved, Plaited, Brass With Silver Plating, Mother Of Pearl
Dimensions:
9" h 16.25" w 4.75" d
Current Location Status:
On Exhibit
Source:
Gift Of Leonard Allman
Exhibit/Program
M is for Musical Instruments ()
Makers/Donors
J W York And Sons

Alman, Leonard