8/1/2014
Detailed Record of Couturier-Related Instruments
Holton York Couturier L&H s,s
Total
136 23 255 103 517
Part 1: Frank Holton “Couturier Model” New Proportion Cornets  made in Chicago
instrument number date patent(s) notes   source ending/accessed/posted item #        
s,s
(Later New Proportion design) Patent number: 1005972 Filing date: Mar 9, 1908                    
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 7260 1909 (not noted) 3p eBay Nov 21, 2011 15:39:19 PST 320794432793
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 7340 1909 (not noted) - AE 6/7/2009 1912 Frank Holton couturier
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 7343 1909 "Pat. Applied For" "1" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Jul 11, 2011 16:01:43 PDT 330584755920
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 7407 1909 (not noted) "1" bore 3p eBay May 25, 2011 11:42:12 PDT 130521235265
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 7441 1909 (not noted) H/LP slides 3p eBay Dec 23, 2009 19:35:41 PST 280439821457
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / Made By" Bb Cornet 7448 1909 (not noted) "1" bore, H/LP slides, "Couturier/Model" part of 'made by' engraving- not over 3p eBay Sep 24, 2012 15:32:25 PDT 271063586968
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 7533 1909 "Pat. Applied For" "1" bore, "Pat. Applied For" 3p eBay Jan 19, 2012 14:55:17 PST 110808223396
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / Made By" Bb Cornet 7692 1909 Patent Pending "1" bore, H/LP slides, "Couturier/Model" part of 'made by' engraving- not over 3p eBay Mar 15, 2010 08:19:48 PDT 110502944924
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 7744 1909 (not noted) H/LP slides 3p eBay 05/2006 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 7755 1909 (not noted) "1" bore, LP slides only 3p eBay Oct 25, 2011 17:32:29 PDT 400250705657
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 7809 1909 (not noted) H/LP slides 3p eBay 03/2009 220368130049
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 7806 1909 Patent Pending "1" bore, H/LP slides, NP-wrap, "Patent Pending", case 3p eBay Dec 15, 2013 14:58:51 PST 360810355599
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 7951 1909 (not noted) "1" bore, Frank Holton "Chicago/10" MP 3p eBay 07/2008 320267634424
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 7967 1909 (not noted) "1" bore 3p 07/2008 370068554782
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 8129 1909 Patent Pending "1" bore, missing 2nd valve 3p eBay Apr 05, 2014 15:30:47 PDT 131153842607
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 8334 1909 (not noted) 3p eBay 02/2005 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 8335 1909 (not noted) H/LP slides 3p eBay Mar 17, 2013 20:03:47 PDT 130866581775
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 8340 1909 (not noted) "1" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay 07/2008 200237904789
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 8369 1909 (not noted) "1" bore (.482") 3p eBay 12/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 8433 1909 (not noted) "1" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Sep 28, 2011 10:23:47 PDT 150666806555
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 8728 1909 (not noted) H/LP slides 3p eBay 03/2006 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 8978 1909 (not noted) "1" bore, H/LP slides, case 3p eBay Sep 08, 2012 17:09:22 PDT 350593747213
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 8965 1909 (not noted) H/LP slides, 27 & 60 MPs 3p eBay 08/2006 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 9530 1910 (not noted) "1" bore 3p eBay Sep 23, 2012 18:00:09 PDT 150904231756
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 9550 1910 (not noted) "1" bore 3p eBay 01/2009 270326958739
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 10049 1910 (not noted) "1" bore, case, early NP wrap (no doubled MP) 3p eBay 03/2009 130292229798
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 10051 1910 (not noted) 3p eBay 06/2005 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 10195 1909 (not noted) "1" bore, H/LP slides, case 3p eBay Sep 01, 2013 05:37:18 PDT 221275119988
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 10326 1910 (not noted) "1" bore, later wrap 3p eBay Nov 09, 2009 16:00:23 PST 260501627306
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 10434 1910 Patent Pending H/LP slides 3p eBay May 11, 2010 13:45:21 PDT 320527220957
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 10547 1910 (not noted) "1" bore, H/LP slides, case 3p eBay Aug 22, 2013 07:37:50 PDT 300949332477
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 10465 1910 (not noted) engraved as 55th Infantry Division of the Iowa National Guard 3p eBay Sep-06-09 17:30:00 PDT 110430158294
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 10959 1910 (not noted) 3p eBay 07/2006 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 11208 1910 (not noted) 3p eBay 06/2006 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 11454 1910 (not noted) "1" bore 3p eBay 12/2008 260327782089
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / Made By" Bb Cornet 11546 1910 (not noted) "0" bore, "Couturier/Model" part of 'made by' engraving- not over 3p eBay Nov 14, 2010 18:06:55 PST 190466627687
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / Made By" Bb Cornet 11533 1910 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay 05/2008 360047622576
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 11644 1910 (not noted) H/LP slides 3p eBay 07/2008 120281256830
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 12085 1910 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay May-30-09 21:12:13 PDT 330332768030
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 12146 1910 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides. Holton 27 & 30  MPs 3p eBay 07/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 12321 1910 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay Oct-13-09 17:00:07 PDT 270466526152
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 12475 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Feb 18, 2010 20:11:37 PST 130366552301
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 12513 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Sep 25, 2011 17:00:56 PDT 150664822648
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 12927 1911 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay Oct 11, 2013 18:17:06 PDT 221293628433
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 12949 1911 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay 02/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13001 1911 (not noted) "0" bore 3p H-u-c 4/29/12 7:20 PM (private correspondance)
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13069 1911 (not noted) H/LP slides 3p eBay 09/2006 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13080 1911 (not noted) 3p (private) 02/11/2010 (private correspondance)
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13181 1911 Patent Pending "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Sep 15, 2013 13:50:45 PDT 130986724959
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13211 1911 Patent Pending "0" bore 3p eBay Jun 30, 2010 12:21:21 PDT 130396841793
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13226 1911 Patent Pending 3p eBay Jul 25, 2012 12:15:51 PDT 330767029274
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13247 1911 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay Jan 30, 2013 20:05:51 PST 251218598573
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13285 1911 Patent Pending "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay May-05-09 17:30:00 PDT 370195389745
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13302 1911 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay 06/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" C/Bb/A Cornet 13315 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP C/Bb/A slides 3p eBay Feb 05, 2014 10:25:47 PST 370998537097
(Later New Proportion design) Patent number: 1005972 Issue date: Oct 17, 1911                    
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13334 1911 Pat. 10/17/11 "0" bore 3p eBay 04/2008 130216910578
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13350 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, "Couturier/Model" part of 'made by' engraving- not over 3p eBay Jan 24, 2010 11:02:29 PST 120519345866
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13386 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Aug 05, 2013 07:03:31 PDT 271251271590
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13414 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, normal CM engraving 3p eBay Mar 07, 2010 10:33:51 PST 320494908060
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13422 1911 (not noted) 3p eBay 02/2008 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13495 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP 3p eBay 08/2008 260278173090
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13550 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, LP valve slides installed 3p eBay Aug 30, 2011 18:38:31 PDT 380364138955
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13705 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Aug 02, 2010 14:42:06 PDT 220643973240
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13851 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Sep 22, 2012 13:25:06 PDT 251137705152
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13865 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides, Holton "27" MP 3p eBay Feb 05, 2012 12:49:46 PST 170776073008
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13886 1911 (not noted) HP/LP slides 3p eBay 04/2005 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 13981 1911 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay Feb 13, 2012 08:51:06 PST 280825846350
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14066 1911 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay 01/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14076 1911 (not noted) 3p eBay Sep 19, 2010 14:14:49 PDT 190446730524
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14281 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay 07/2008 380045155651
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14082 1911 Patent/Pending "0" bore, H/LP slides, case 3p eBay Nov 03, 2013 17:59:39 PST 331054238521
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14283 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay 03/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14288 1911 (not noted) LP 3p eBay 06/2008 300235661167
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14290 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, case 3p eBay Jun 19, 2013 18:30:02 PDT 181157307634
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14323 1911 (not noted) H/LP 3p eBay 08/2006 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14433 1911 (not noted) H/LP 3p eBay May 06, 2011 11:01:44 PDT 190528766437
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14484 1911 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay Mar 26, 2013 19:08:29 PDT 261189299017
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14673 1911 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay 11/2005 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14739 1911 [none] H/LP slides 3p (private) 09/28/2009 (private correspondance)
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14810 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay 08/2008 110283087237
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14892 1911 [none] "0" bore 3p eBay Aug-31-09 19:15:00 PDT 220470961718
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 14955 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay 02/2008 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 15028 1911 (not noted) Holton "30" MP 3p eBay 08/2006 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 15149 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Apr-10-09 18:00:35 PDT 140311498636
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 15194 1911 (not noted) H/LP slides 3p eBay 11/2008 290270912728
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 15418 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay 09/2008 320302233060
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 15440 1911 [none] "0" bore, union label 3p MK/30 6/11/2009 (private collection)
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 15463 1911 (not noted) H/LP tuning slides, MP 3p eBay 08/2006 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" C/Bb Cornet 15475 1911 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay Jan 26, 2013 16:26:24 PST 300852398565
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" C/Bb Cornet 15596 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP & C slides 3p eBay Jan 17, 2010 15:00:40 PST 260535521484
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 15749 1911 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Sep 06, 2011 06:46:48 PDT 150656283076
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 15817 1911 Patent Pending "0" bore 3p eBay Sep 06, 2011 05:00:11 PDT 110738862117
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / Made By" Bb Cornet 16010 1912 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides, "Couturier/Model" part of 'made by' engraving- not over 3p eBay Jun 04, 2012 17:56:05 PDT 290719965622
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 16173 1912 (not noted) 3p eBay Feb 19, 2012 12:48:55 PST 280825613395
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 16282 1912 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay May-05-09 14:34:12 PDT 170326555585
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 16308 1912 (not noted) 3p eBay 08/2008 290249523618
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 16391 1912 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay 11/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 16398 1912 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Jan 27, 2014 08:47:26 PST 221360686026
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 16483 1912 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP, "27" MP 3p eBay 09/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 16512 1912 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Apr 15, 2014 11:12:24 PDT 271450914440
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 16783 1912 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay Mar 31, 2013 19:37:33 PDT 330896291843
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 16862 1912 (not noted) "0" bore 3p eBay 09/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 16881 1912 (not noted) "0" bore, Holton "27" MP 3p eBay Nov 10, 2012 11:09:31 PST 170936333288
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 17256 1912 (not noted) H/LP, Holton "27" MP 3p eBay 09/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 17572 1912 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Jul 24, 2014 19:38:47 PDT 171367849283
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 17695 1912 (not noted) 3p H-u-c Aug 29, 2010 at 1:28am  Re: Holton Cornets
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 17722 1912 (not noted) H/LP slides 3p eBay Jul 05, 2011 19:38:31 PDT 220808126497
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 17724 1912 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Apr 12, 2013 17:08:26 PDT 261196172866
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 17883 1912 (not noted) "0" bore  3p eBay May 08, 2011 14:00:43 PDT 360363558898
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 17965 1912 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Dec 21, 2009 23:01:26 PST 130352496384
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18117 1912 (not noted) 3p eBay 03/2006 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18067 1912 (not noted) "0" bore  3p eBay Sep 19, 2011 10:25:37 PDT 280742018881
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18372 1912 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay 02/2006 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18470 1912 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Jan 16, 2013 19:14:45 PST 130832793360
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18476 1912 (not noted) "0" bore  3p eBay 02/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18477 1912 (not noted) "0-" bore 3p eBay Nov 06, 2009 09:31:11 PST 370271500709
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18488 1912 (not noted) 3p eBay 06/2005 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18557 1912 (not noted) H/LP, slides, Holton "27" & "30" MPs 3p eBay 06/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18731 1912 (not noted) H/LP, slides, Holton "7" MP 3p eBay 02/2009 110350774087
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18746 1912 (not noted) "0-" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Dec 26, 2012 12:17:29 PST 281042699682
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18782 1912 (not noted) H/LP slides 3p eBay 01/2006 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18813 1912 (not noted) 3p (private) - -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / Made By" Bb Cornet 18829 1912 (not noted) "0-" bore, "Couturier/Model" part of 'made by' engraving- not over 3p eBay Feb 06, 2012 19:23:01 PST 220944498860
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18845 1912 (not noted) "0-" bore 3p eBay 03/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 18866 1912 (not noted) case, H/LP slides 3p eBay Aug 01, 2011 16:27:14 PDT 200634318431
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 19133 1912 Pat. Oct.17.11 "1" bore 3p eBay Dec 15, 2011 07:30:26 PST 190612646514
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 19356 1912 (not noted) 3p eBay Aug-21-09 15:55:00 PDT  110424472063
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 19388 1912 (not noted) 3p eBay 02/2007 -
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 19413 1912 Pat. Oct.17.11 "0-" bore 3p eBay Feb 13, 2011 19:00:12 PST 190498020436
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 19438 1912 Pat. 10/17/11 3p eBay Aug 06, 2010 19:03:29 PDT 120604542606
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 19540 1912 (not noted) "0-" bore 3p eBay Oct-02-09 18:28:45 PDT  260482428657
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 19537 1912 (not noted) "0" bore, H/LP slides 3p eBay Jun-05-09 16:18:12 PDT 160337974802
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 23948 1914 Pat. 10/17/11 union label 3p eBay Apr-10-09 08:48:43 PDT 130297332480
Frank Holton "Couturier Model / New Proportion" Bb Cornet 24004 1914 (not noted) "0-" bore, union label 3p (private) 8/7/09 8:15 PM (private correspondance)
Part 2: York “Couturier Wizard-Model” instruments which conform to the 1913 patent configuration.
instrument number MK date pat notes   source ending/accessed/posted item #        
(Continuously Conical Bore) Patent number: 1073593 Filing date: Sep 3, 1912                      
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 10010 c.1913 (not noted) fixed valve tubing, 'large bell & bore' 1r+3p BIW 10/5/2007 (private correspondance)
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 10012 c.1913 Sept 23 1913 fixed valve tubing, HAS 1913 pat, offset water key 3p H-u-c Mar 30th, 2012 at 11:35 am Manufacturers R-Z / York / Re: York Cornets
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 10020 c.1913 Sept 23 1913 fixed valve tubing, HAS 1913 pat, "M" bore, straight WKs 3p H-u-c 8/3/2012 18:40 private correspondance
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 10032 c.1913 (none) fixed valve tubing, no patent or bore, offset main water key 1r+3p eBay May-04-09 10:17:52 PDT 180351896381
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 10033 c.1913 (none) fixed valve tubing, no patent or bore 1r+3p LVK 2/10/2010 private correspondance
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 10061 c.1913 (not noted) fixed valve tubing, offset main water key 1r+3p VC 10/6/2007 (private correspondance)
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 10064 c.1913 Sept 23 1913 fixed valve tubing, HAS pat, "M" bore, 2 small straight WK's, 3 main slides 1r+3p eBay Oct-12-08 14:07:20 PDT 260296478017
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 395(04) c.1913 (none) removable H/LP valve slides, no patent, inline water key 1r+3p eBay Mar-23-08 16:00:00 PDT 290214302818
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 39575 c.1913 (not noted) 1r+3p VC 10/6/2007 (private correspondance)
"York Couturier Wizzard [sic]" Bb/A Cornet 39592 c.1913 (none) Does not bear the September, 1912 [sic] patent date' 1r+3p JS/YRS 5/5/2007 Anecdotal Info
(Continuously Conical Bore) Patent number: 1073593 Issue date: Sep 23, 1913                    
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 39714 c.1914 Sept 23 1913 "Pat. Sept. 23-13/By E.A. Couturier", "578" on r valve 1r+3p H-u-c 8/28/10 6:45 PM (private correspondance)
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 39731 c.1914 Sept 23 1913 H/LP valve slides, "Pat. Sept. 23-13/By E.A. Couturier", inline water keys 1r+3p eBay Feb-05-08 19:20:19 PST 330208353057
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 39747 c.1914 Sept 23 1913 H/LP valve slides, "S/Pat. Sept. 23-13/By E.A. Couturier", inline water keys 1r+3p MK/87 6/11/2009 (private collection)
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 39765 c.1914 Sept 23 1913 H/LP valve slides, "M/Pat. Sept. 23-13/By E.A. Couturier", inline water keys 1r+3p eBay Oct 08, 2011 10:22:27 PDT 270825636833
"York Couturier Wizzard [sic]" Bb/A Cornet 39844 c.1914 Sept 23 1913 1r+3p JS/YRS 5/5/2007 Anecdotal Info
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 40171 c.1914 (not noted) 1r+3p (private) 8/28/10 6:45 PM (private correspondance)
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 40186 c.1914 (not noted) fixed valve tubing, 'Medium bore, rotary change to A' 1r+3p BIW 10/5/2007 (private correspondance)
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 40260 c.1914 (not noted) "Small bore, rotary change to A", fixed valve slides 1r+3p BIW 10/5/2007 (private correspondance)
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 40442 c.1914 Sept 23 1913 H/LP valve slides, "S/Pat. ... -13… ", offset main water key 1r+3p eBay Nov-25-07 18:53:41 PST 150183751742
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 40666 c.1914 Sept 23 1913 H/LP valve slides, "S/Pat. Sept. 23-13/By E.A. Couturier", inline water keys 1r+3p eBay Oct 03, 2013 17:00:23 PDT 300978182539
"Made For The/Salvation Army/By/E.A. Couturier Co Ltd/Elkhart/Ind" Bb Cornet 40717 c.1914 York valves "S/Pat. Sept. 23-13/By E.A. Couturier", Couturier Elkhart  logo, removable valve slides 1r+3p H-u-c 1/18/2009 http://www.horn-u-copia.net/cgi-bin/yabb231/YaBB.pl?num=1126721263/0#0
J W York & Sons "Couturier Wizard Model" Bb/A Cornet 40782 c.1914 Sept 23 1913 H/LP valve slides, "S/Pat. Sept. 23-13/By E.A. Couturier", inline water keys 1r+3p eBay Feb-22-09 15:48:36 PST 270345287703
"Made For/Salvation Army/By/E.A. Couturier Co Ltd/Elkhart/-Ind-" 40788 c.1914 Sept 23 1913 York valves "S/Pat. Sept. 23-13/By E.A. Couturier", Couturier Elkhart  logo, removable valve slides, "42" on rotary valve 1r+3p eBay Aug 15, 2013 19:00:56 PDT 171098663572
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Part 3: Instruments made by the E.A. Couturier Co. Ltd and the E.A. Couturier Co. firms. 
instrument number MK date patent(s) notes   source ending/accessed/posted item #        
(Continuously Conical Bore) Patent number: 1073593 Filing date: Sep 3, 1912 Issue date: Sep 23, 1913                  
Seidel Band Instrument Company founded 1914                        
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" "Short" Cornet 1027 1915-1918 pat 1913 "M" bore, "NEW YORK", "M/744" on rotary valve 1r+3p (private) 10/13/2009 (private correspondance)
Acquired Seidel Band Instrument Company 1918                        
(short cornet design) Patent number: D52207 Filing date: Apr 27, 1918                       
(trumpet/long cornet design) Patent number: D52473 Filing date: Apr 27, 1918                    
They started in Elkhart, probably late 1917, probably at 1,000 rather than 1. (1)                    
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" "Short" Cornet 1015 1918 (not noted) "M" bore, 3 tuning slides, "Elkhart Ind" 1r+3p H-u-c 1/24/2010 4:24 AM (private correspondance)
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" "Short" Cornet 1089 1918 "Patented" "M" bore, 3 tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Oct 07, 2013 16:38:02 PDT 321219797401
(E A Couturier) Bb/A Cornet 1136 1918 (not noted) "Elkhart Ind" 1r+3p EUCHMI 04/2009 [3274]
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 1206 1918 pat 1913, pend "M" bore, 3 tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 08/2008 180278244576
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" "Short" Cornet 1286 1918 pat 1913, pend "S" bore, "Elkhart Ind" 1r+3p eBay 06/2008 120270167725
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Short" Cornet "Conical Bore"  1303 1918 pat 1913, pend "M" bore, "Elkhart Ind", "M"  MP, 3 tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Feb 02, 2014 19:27:06 PST  201027301622
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" "Short" Cornet 1305 1918 pat 1913, pend "M" bore, "Elkhart Ind", "M"  MP 1r+3p eBay Mar 30, 2013 16:42:23 PDT 321081797711
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" "Short" Cornet 1310 1918 (not noted) "M" bore, "Elkhart Ind" 1r+3p eBay 02/2006 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 1351 1918 pat 1913, pend "S" bore, "Elkhart Ind" 1r+3p eBay Dec 22, 2009 13:30:17 PST 230412911340
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 1365 1918 pat 1913, pend "S" bore, "Elkhart Ind" 1r+3p eBay 01/2009 150320619376
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'long' Cornet 1459 1918 (not noted) "M" bore, "LaPorte", "E.A. Couturier Co. Inc. / Patented / S" MP 1r+3p eBay Jul-01-09 19:59:00 PDT 260435268333
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 1532 1918 (not noted) "M" bore, "Elkhart Ind" 1r+3p eBay 12/2005 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 1539 1918 pat Sept.23-13 "M" bore, "LaPorte", 2 main slides, "254"" on r valve 1r+3p eBay 01/2009 110337304744
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 1552 1918 pat 1913, pend "M" bore, "Elkhart Ind" 1r+3p eBay Mar 28, 2010 17:15:22 PDT 360245487930
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 1560 1918 pat 1913, pend "M" bore, "Elkhart Ind" 1r+3p eBay Feb-22-09 14:33:03 PST 140301796329
"Made For The/Salvation Army/By/E.A. Couturier Co Ltd/Elkhart/Ind" Bb Cornet 40717 1918 Sept 23 1913 York valves "S/Pat. Sept. 23-13/By E.A. Couturier", Couturier Elkhart  logo, removable valve slides 1r+3p H-u-c 1/18/2009 http://www.horn-u-copia.net/cgi-bin/yabb231/YaBB.pl?num=1126721263/0#0
"Made For The/Salvation Army/By/E.A. Couturier Co Ltd/Elkhart/Ind" Bb Cornet 40788 1918 Sept 23 1913 York valves "S/Pat. Sept. 23-13/By E.A. Couturier", Couturier Elkhart  logo, removable valve slides, "42" on rotary valve 1r+3p eBay Aug 15, 2013 19:00:56 PDT 171098663572
Last Elkhart Instrument - 1918                        
Moved to LaPorte in Oct 1918, around #1100, but I've seen Elkhart ones as high as #1961 (1)                    
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 1563 1918 (not noted) "M" bore, "LaPorte" 1r+3p eBay 10/2007 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 1590 1918 pat 1913, pend "164" on r valve, case, 3 tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Oct 09, 2011 14:48:13 PDT 360397515688
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 1591 1918 pat 1913, pend "M" bore, 3 tuning slides, landscape painted case 1r+3p eBay 03/2008 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 1633 1918 pat 1913, pend "M" bore, "LaPorte", "372" on r valve, case, 3 tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Mar 21, 2013 18:34:16 PDT 261185286425
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 1644 1918 pat 1913, pend "M" bore, "LaPorte" 1r+3p eBay 10/2008 250305649910
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 1672 1918 (not noted) "M" bore, "LaPorte" 1r+3p eBay 02/2007 -
(E A Couturier) "Conical Bore" Bb/A Trumpet 1690 1918 (not noted) "Elkhart" 1r+3p EUCHMI 04/2009 [5771]
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 1845 1918 (not noted) 1r+3p eBay 02/2005 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore" Altohorn 1856 1918 (not noted) bu/fa,  8" bell, "LaPorte" 3p eBay Aug-18-09 16:50:48 PDT 290339180570
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore" Altohorn 1860 1918 (not noted) bu/fa,  8" bell, "LaPorte" 3p eBay Oct-17-09 19:00:40 PDT 140351891650
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore" Altohorn 1866 1918 (not noted) bu/fa,  8" bell, "LaPorte" 3p eBay Sep 20, 201115:43:50 PDT 330614026556
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore" Single F Horn 1882 1918 (not noted) "LaPorte" 3p RM 4/5/2008 A Nearly Complete List of Horns/E.A. Couturier
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore" Single F Horn  1932 1918 (not noted) 3p eBay 03/2008 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 1938 1918 (not noted) "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 11/2005 -
There are the patents, cornet - Jul 23, 1918 and trumpet Sep 24, 1918, those don't show up on the valve section until about #2000, even though they were granted before the move to LaPorte. (1)          
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 1977 1918 pat 1913, other pp "S" bore 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Oct 26, 2011 15:53:02 PDT 180741511159
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 2004 1918 pat 1913, other pp "M" bore, "LaPorte" 1r+3p eBay Jul 18, 2010 18:02:42 PDT 270606236934
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb "Conical Bore" Baritone 2042 1918 (not noted) "LaPorte", bu/fa 1r+3p eBay May 08, 2013 18:03:32 PDT 140969600940
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 2110 1918 pat 1913, other pp "M" bore, "LaPorte", looks like it HAD Bb/A rotary valve 1r+3p eBay Jan 15, 2013 19:26:08 PST 251211262567
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 2163 1918 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Apr 04, 2014 11:19:36 PDT 141239385466
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 2252 1918 (pat 1913, other pp) "M" bore, fixed valve slides 1r+3p H-u-c 3/10/2014 8:23 AM (private correspondance)
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore"  Euphonium 2270 1918 (not noted) bu/fa, "LaPorte, Ind", bari loop slide & main slide, Couturier "P" MP 3p eBay 04/2008 150235817666
(short cornet design) Patent number: D52207 Issue date: Jul 23, 1918                      
(trumpet/long cornet design) Patent number: D52473 Issue date: Sep 24, 1918                     
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 2299 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, case, "M 849" on r valve 1r+3p eBay 10/2008 130258879710
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 2308 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 11/2007 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 2352 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Apr 14, 2011 20:58:35 PDT 250801435169
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 2365 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore 1r+3p eBay May 19, 2014 19:00:11 PDT 221441848801
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 2360 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore 1r+3p eBay Jul 25, 2010 15:50:22 PDT 180535027899
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 2383 1918-1919 (not noted) reverse slide, case, "LaPorte, Ind" sl eBay Apr-29-09 13:45:44 PDT 260398272605
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore"  Euphonium 2416 1918-1919 (not noted) 3p eBay May 29, 2012 17:58:06 PDT 261030104197
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 2418 1918-1919 (not noted) "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides, case 1r+3p eBay Nov 12, 2013 13:13:56 PST 181254752959
E A Couturier Co Ltd  (Eb/F) "Conical Bore" Mellophone  2426 1918-1919 pat Sept.23-13 3p eBay May 14, 2013 11:00:22 PDT 200922503607
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 2435 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 3p eBay 12/2007 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 2463 1918-1919 pat Sept.23-13 "M" bore 1r+3p eBay 05/2008 250245638063
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore"  'short' Cornet 2465 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, removable valve slides, "M/8x6" on r valve 1r+3p eBay Sep-29-09 00:04:57 120473852623
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore"  'short' Cornet 2513 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, removable valve slides 1r+3p eBay Jan 17, 2010 21:26:10 PST 300385868065
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 2558 1918-1919 (not noted) "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides, MP 1r+3p eBay 10/2007 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 2568 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "L" bore 1r+3p eBay Jan 09, 2010 18:34:09 PST 250557598773
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore"  Euphonium 2611 1918-1919 pat Sept. 22, 1913 bu/fa, bari loop slide & main slide, pat. Sept 23-13 4p eBay 11/2006 -
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Euphonium  2622 1918-1919 pat Sept. 22, 1913 bu/fa, bari loop slide & main slide, pat. Sept 23-13 4p eBay 01/2007 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore" Tenor Valve Trombone  2624 1918-1919 pat Sept.23-13 case 3p eBay 11/2008 250320589610
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore" Tenor Valve Trombone  2626 1918-1919 pat Sept.23-13 case, "Couturier Co/Patented/x627" MP 3p eBay Jun 19, 2012 19:00:31 PDT 270997112841
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" Cornet 2695 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p H-u-c 2/9/2014 11:52 AM (private correspondance)
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 2703 1918-1919 (not noted) "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Jul 29, 2010 17:20:54 PDT 330454031598
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore" Tenor Valve Trombone  2710 1918-1919 pat Sept.23-13 "L" bore 3p eBay 09/2008 140266700469
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 2768 1918-1919 pat 1913,pp,1918 "S" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p MK/65 6/11/2009 (private collection)
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 2770 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "S" bore 1r+3p eBay 09/2008 140264339014
(E A Couturier) "Conical Bore" Euphonium 2780 1918-1919 (not noted) bu/fa 4p TE 04/2009 Tag #: 2871
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 2834 1918-1919 (not noted) "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 01/2006 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 2838 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore 1r+3p eBay 03/2008 290215895446
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 2884 1918-1919 (not noted) "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 08/2005 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 2905 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, "LaPorte" 1r+3p eBay 12/2007 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore" Tenor Valve Trombone  2925 1918-1919 pat Sept.23-13 "M" bore, "Couturier Co./Patented/M/3627" MP 3p eBay Jul 02, 2014 13:13:02 PDT 331246314755
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 2995 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides, MP 1r+3p eBay 01/2008 -
"E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet" 3019 1918-1919 (not noted) valve pistons only 3p eBay Jan 11, 2014 16:19:31 PST 261367924185
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 3050 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p eBay Jun 13, 2013 13:43:56 PDT 181153968455
E A Couturier Co Ltd "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 3080 1918-1919 (not noted) "M" bore, normal outer hand slide sl H-u-c 3/10/2014 8:23 AM (private correspondance)
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 3090 1918-1919 (not noted) "M" bore 1r+3p (private) 12/13/11 4:08 PM (private correspondance)
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 3091 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, 2 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Nov 30, 2009 12:38:43 PST 200410622851
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 3069 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, missing rotary change  1r+3p eBay Feb 22, 2014 10:06:10 PST 141197214507
(E A Couturier) "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 3109 1918-1919 (not noted) sl EUCHMI 04/2009 [3706]
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 3152 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, mouthpipe disconnected 1r+3p eBay 12/2007 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 3159 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, "LaPorte", "M/484" on Bb/A rotary 1r+3p eBay 07/2008 120280686837
(E A Couturier) (Eb/F) "Conical Bore" Mellophone  3217 1918-1919 (not noted) 3p eBay 09/2007 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd  (Eb/F) "Conical Bore" Mellophone  3219 1918-1919 pat 1913 3p eBay Feb 17, 2010 15:55:19 PST 380205795446
(E A Couturier) (Eb/F) "Conical Bore" Mellophone  3248 1918-1919 (not noted) 3p eBay 12/2005 -
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 3358 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, "M/779" on rotor 1r+3p eBay 08/2008 250280275685
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" "Short" Cornet 3382 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, "Co Ltd" case 1r+3p eBay Sep 24, 2009 11:15:44 PDT 180408979666
Bb Cornet "Made For The Salvation Army By E. A. Couturier Co, Ltd Elkhart, IND" 66518 ?   3p eBay Jan 21, 2011 23:35:56 PST 260722349747
The co. was reorganized in April, 1920 and the LTD disappears from the bell engraving somewhere around #3400 (1)                
(E A Couturier) Bb/A "Conical Bore" "Short" Cornet 3422 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore 1r+3p eBay Apr-19-09 18:11:46 PDT 170321517496
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" Cornet 3544 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p H-u-c 10/4/2013 7:23 PM (private correspondance)
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" "Short" Cornet 3549 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore 1r+3p eBay 03/2007 -
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" "Short" Cornet 3581 1918-1919 (not noted) "M" bore 1r+3p (private) 10/13/2009 (private correspondance)
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" "Short" Cornet 3588 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 05/2008 310047460422
(E A Couturier) Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 3692 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 06/2005 -
(E A Couturier) Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 3698 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, "MT" MP, "Co Ltd" MP, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 11/2007 -
(E A Couturier) Bb/A  Cornet 3701 1918-1919 (not noted) 1r+3p EUCHMI 04/2009 [3694]
(E A Couturier) Bb/A "Conical Bore" Trumpet 3724 1918-1919 (not noted) "M" bore 1r+3p BIW 5/17/2009 For Sale/Trumpets
E A Couturier Co Bb/A Long Cornet 3746 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides, case 1r+3p eBay Jul-16-09 17:58:30 PDT 120446329971
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 3765 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "L" bore, "Ltd" engraved on bell, "L/883" on rotor 1r+3p (private) Sat, 23 Oct 2010 00:10:49 (private correspondance)
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" Trumpet 3788 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, "M/106" on Bb/A valve, "Ltd" case 1r+3p eBay Sep 16, 2010 17:00:19 PDT 270635036221
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Baritone 3839 1918-1919 pat 9/23/13 case 3p eBay 01/2007 -
(E A Couturier) Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 3859 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "S" bore, "S/443" on Bb/A valve 1r+3p eBay 02/2008 -
E A Couturier Co  Bb/A "Conical Bore" "long" Cornet 3869 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "S" bore 1r+3p eBay Sep 16, 2009 17:19:21 PDT 180406074745
(E A Couturier) Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 3896 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "S" bore, no case  1r+3p eBay 11/2006 -
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" Trumpet 3869 1918-1919 (not noted) 1r+3p WHF 04/2009 [98]
(mouthpiece design) Patent number: D57511 Filing date: May 3, 1919                      
(Conical bore trombone slides) Patent number: 1385202  Filing date: Jun 25, 1919                    
(E A Couturier) "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 3921 1918-1919 pat Sept.23-13, pp "3921/S", patented slide type sl eBay Jun 14, 2010 19:00:08 PDT 160442937690
E A Couturier Co Ltd Bb/A "Conical Bore" 'short' Cornet 3939 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, "M/717" on rotor, individual valve slides 1r+3p (private) 10/31/10 10:40 AM (private correspondance)
E A Couturier Co Bb/A Long Cornet 4177 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Jun-01-09 09:53:09 PDT 220409170937
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 4178 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, "313" on rotor 1r+3p eBay Jul 05, 2012 17:40:15 PDT 251097893615
(E A Couturier) Bb/A (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 4213 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Nov 22, 2010 07:51:39 PST 370456917665
E A Couturier Co_ CC Tuba 4224 1919-1921 pat Sept. 22, 1913 bu/fa, 20 1/2" bell 3p eBay Aug 27, 2011 14:59:15 PDT 300590663790
(E A Couturier) Bb/A "Short" Cornet "Conical Bore"  4276 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore 1r+3p eBay 10/2005 -
E A Couturier Co Bb/A (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 4337 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918 "L" bore 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 11/2006 -
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 4375 1919-1921 (not noted) "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Dec 08, 2011 08:06:34 PST 280780840789
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Short" Cornet "Conical Bore"  4377 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 01/2006 -
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Short" Cornet "Conical Bore"  4473 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 12/2005 -
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Short" Cornet "Conical Bore"  4493 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p eBay Aug 30, 2011 13:56:15 PDT 150653363201
(E A Couturier)  Bb Cornet 4504 1919-1921 (not noted) "M" bore - AE 10/22/2007 Trumpet - e a couturier cornet
E A Couturier "Conical Bore" Euphonium 4551 1919-1921 (not noted) bu/fa 4p eBay Oct-18-09 10:27:19 PDT  300356380165
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" Trumpet 4568 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, "433" on rotary valve, fixed valve slides 1r+3p eBay Aug 02, 2014 09:34:02 PDT 221502844605
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 4570 1919-1921 (not noted) 1r+3p eBay Jul-01-09 19:59:00 PDT 260435268333
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 4583 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918 1r+3p (private) ? (private correspondance)
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 4586 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p eBay Apr 11, 2013 09:40:32 PDT 171019142013
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Short" Cornet "Conical Bore"  4618 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p eBay Jan 18, 2010 18:00:46 PST 110480308526
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" "Short" Cornet 4624 1919-1921 (not noted) "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 04/2006 -
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 4679 1919-1921 (not noted) "M" bore - TSA 5/17/2009 Claude Gordon Personal Papers and Music Instrument Collection 
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Flugelhorn 4762 1919-1921 pat 9/23/13 missing 1st valve 3p MK/83 6/11/2009 (private collection)
(E A Couturier Co) Bb/A "Conical Bore" "long" Cornet 4857 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p eBay 01/2009 270326207285
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 4896 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, missing 2nd valve and rotary change (1r+3p) eBay Jun 05, 2012 14:06:08 PDT 280893359523
(mouthpiece design) Patent number: D57511 Issue date: Apr 12, 1921                      
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Short" Cornet "Conical Bore"  4903 1919-1921 (not noted) "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 09/2006 -
E A Couturier "Conical Bore" Euphonium 4923 1919-1921 (not noted) 4p eBay 10/2005 -
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Short" Cornet "Conical Bore"  4931 1919-1921 Jul 23, 1918 "M" bore 1r+3p eBay Dec 09, 2009 18:08:55 PST 150394221104
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 4955 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Aug 03, 2011 15:29:19 PDT 180700531101
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 4962 1919-1921 (not noted) "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides 1r+3p eBay 05/2006 -
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 5047 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore, "708" on rotor 1r+3p eBay Mar-23-09 10:54:58 PDT 390038260594
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 5060 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides, "ST" Ltd MP 1r+3p eBay Jan 24, 2011 14:02:19 PST 180613828830
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 5098 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides, "784" on rotor 1r+3p eBay Jan 29, 2013 11:55:23 PST 190789182785
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 5147 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, 3 main tuning slides, Couturier cornet-sized MP 1r+3p eBay Apr 22, 2010 18:00:11 PDT 370365859817
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 5157 1919-1921 (not noted) 1r+3p eBay 01/2007 -
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 5207 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918 "M" bore 1r+3p eBay 11/2007 -
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 5265 1919-1921 (not noted) "M" bore 1r+3p eBay 02/2008 -
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 5273 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, "Co_" case, 3 main tuning slides, "Co Ltd" "MT" MP 1r+3p eBay Nov 04, 2013 18:30:59 PST 390686943901
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 5306 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p eBay Nov 09, 2010 18:00:01 PST 400169577319
E A Couturier Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 5347 1919-1921 (not noted) 1r+3p ET 5/20/2009 Piston Valved Cornets
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 5387 1919-1921 pat Sept 24, 18 "M" bore 1r+3p H-u-c 12/18/2011 3:00 PM (private correspondance)
E A Couturier Co_ Bb "Short" Cornet "Conical Bore"  5402 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p eBay Apr 11, 2011 14:32:42 PDT 260763893459
E A Couturier Co_ Bb "Short" Cornet "Conical Bore"  5405 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p eBay Sep 17, 2012 16:08:21 PDT 320983012375
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Altohorn 5429 1919-1921 (not noted) bf/fa, case 3p eBay Apr 14, 2010 19:50:49 PDT 230459505411
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Flugelhorn 5589 1919-1921 pat Sept.23-13 3p eBay Nov 04, 2011 09:59:05 PDT 160674026475
E A Couturier Co_ Bb "Short" Cornet "Conical Bore"  5600 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "C" bore (!?), no "A" rotary valve 3p Goodwill 3/15/2010 8:30:00 PM PT 5930347
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 5733 1919-1921 (not noted) sl eBay 04/2007 -
(E A Couturier) "Conical Bore" Eb/F Mellophone  5804 1919-1921 pat Sept.23-13 valve slides 3p eBay 11/2006 -
E A Couturier Eb "Conical Bore" Helicon 5942 1919-1921 (not noted) 3p TE 04/2009 Tag #: 4681
(E A Couturier) "Conical Bore" RH Single F Horn 5963 1919-1921 MP "patented" valve slides, Eb slides, "EA Couturier Co Ltd/Patented/358" MP 3p eBay 09/2008 130257496483
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" Trumpet 5981 1919-1921 pat 1913&1918, pp "S" bore, "EA Courturier BIC" case 1r+3p eBay Jul-05-09 11:34:37 PDT 250454364325
(Conical bore trombone slides) Patent number: 1385202  Issue date: Jul 19, 1921                    
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 6064 1921-1922 pat 7/19/1921 "M" bore, patented slide type sl eBay 08/2006 -
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 6075 1921-1922 pat 7/19/1921 "M" bore, patented slide type, "75" on slide crossbrace sl eBay Nov 04, 2013 18:31:07 PST 390686943963
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" RH Single F/Eb Horn 6213 1921-1922 pat 9/23/13 valve slides, "E.A.Couturier/Patented/FH" MP 3p eBay Aug 12, 2010 19:09:06 PDT 300453307916
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" RH Single F Horn 6260 1921-1922 (not noted) fixed valve tubing, 12" bell 3p eBay Jul 28, 2012 20:44:49 PDT 280926759557
(E A Couturier) "Conical Bore" Mellophone  6272 1921-1922 pat 9/23/13 fixed valve slides, "1-A" on MP 3p H-u-c Jan 12th, 2010 at 11:58pm  Re: 2 old Horns J.W York and Sons and E.A. Couturier
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 6355 1921-1922 pat 7/19/1921 "M" bore, patented slide type sl eBay Jan 21, 2013 16:50:04 PST 111000954333
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 6379 1921-1922 pat 7/19/1921 "M" bore, patented slide type sl eBay Jan 14, 2013 20:05:13 PST 160951880023
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 6393 1921-1922 (not noted) "S" bore, patented slide type sl TF Apr 29, 2009, 06:48pm  Couturier "conical bore" trombone
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 6452 1921-1922 (not noted) "S" bore, missing 1st valve 1r+3p eBay 06/2008 350070882703
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" Cornet 6552 1921-1922 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p eBay May 01, 2010 13:08:51 PDT 370370395786
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" Cornet 6564 1921-1922 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p eBay Jan 07, 2014 14:05:14 PST 221346032181
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Euphonium (Baritone-size) 6576 1921-1922 pat 9/23/13 bu/fa, 11" bell 3p eBay Dec 07, 2009 21:28:45 PST 280431871406
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Euphonium (Baritone-size) 6577 1921-1922 (not noted) bu/fa 3p eBay Jul 11, 2010 16:48:08 PDT 110556251992
E A Couturier Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 6597 1921-1922 (not noted) 1r+3p ET 5/20/2009 Piston Valved Cornets
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 6603 1921-1922 pat 7/19/1921 "S" bore, patented slide type sl eBay Jul 06, 2014 16:13:10 PDT 141334472513
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 6633 1921-1922 pat 7/19/1921 case, MP sl eBay 07/2005 -
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Tenor Trombone 6641 1921-1922 pat 7/19/1921 "M" bore, case, Ltd MP sl eBay 04/2007 -
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 6732 1921-1922 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore 1r+3p eBay Oct 09, 2012 15:19:40 PDT 271077649810
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" Trumpet 6861 >1922< (not noted) 1922 BOS, care instructions & price list from Couturier, removable valve slides, no bore marked 1r+3p eBay Apr-30-09 21:38:42 PDT 120410977664
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 7009 1922-1923 (not noted) 1r+3p DM 07/2007 [7009]
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" Cornet 7086 1922-1923 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, 3 main slides, MP, "EA Courturier BIC" case 1r+3p eBay Feb 21, 2011 16:15:49 PST 160546457791
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" Cornet 7042 1922-1923 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, blind tubing past valves, "45" H/LP disk valve, EACBIC case 3p+1d eBay Nov 15, 2009 18:00:56 PST 280421109197
Sax manufacturing started in Aug. 1922 around #7000 (1)                        
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7209 1922-1923 (not noted) k SOW 11-03-2008, 06:53 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7216 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/7216/L" k eBay Sep 26, 2011 12:38:34 PDT 270821113391
E A Couturier Co_ C/Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 7340 1922-1923 pat 1913&1918, pp case, C/Bb slides, Bb/A r valve in Bb slide only! (1r)+3p eBay Oct 10, 2010 17:30:09 PDT 170548497768
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7262 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/7262/L" k eBay Dec 06, 2009 18:00:36 PST 260511198908
["Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind"] C Melody Saxophone 7479 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/7479/L" k eBay Apr 28, 2013 00:08:16 PDT  290906714413
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7662 1922-1923 (not noted) k SOW 11-03-2008, 06:53 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Made by/Couturier Co_/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7679 1922-1923 [none] "C/7679/L" k eBay Nov 21, 2010 13:24:14 PST 320618498476
"Made by/Couturier Co_/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7713 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/7713/L" k eBay Feb 16, 2010 16:05:51 PST 300395687352
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7715 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/7715/L" k SOW 06-14-2005, 06:14 AM  Couturier LaPorte tenor? 
"Made by/Couturier Co/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7739 1922-1923 [none] "C/7739/L" k eBay Sep 11, 2010 13:06:25 PDT 320587773238
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7744 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/7744/L" k eBay Aug-09-09 18:30:00 PDT 320407387237
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7759 1922-1923 (not noted) "beveled tone holes" k eBay May 27, 2010 11:30:01 PDT 220608793704
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7810 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/7810/L" k eBay Sep-09-09 15:43:40 PDT 280393525417
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7818 1922-1923 (not noted) k SOW 11-03-2008, 06:53 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7881 1922-1923 (not noted) k SOW 11-03-2008, 06:53 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7894 1922-1923 [none] "C/7894/L" k eBay Nov 18, 2009 09:45:39 PST 380176848640
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 7922 1922-1923 (not noted) k SOW 11-03-2008, 06:53 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 8311 1922-1923 (not noted) (eBay 120319896142) k SOW 10-23-2008, 05:33 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 8319 1922-1923 [none] "C/8319/L" k eBay Feb 01, 2012 20:12:12 PST 310374734085
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 8490 1922-1923 pat Sep 24, 1918  "M" bore, fixed valve slides 1r+3p eBay Mar 03, 2012 07:09:24 PST 200721058690
E A Couturier Co_ Bb/A "Conical Bore" Trumpet 8425 1918-1919 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, short solo-alto-type mouthpipe, blind tubing past valves 1r+3p eBay Sep 28, 2013 15:30:21 PDT 331029193300
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 8527 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/8526/L" k eBay Feb-24-09 07:28:05 PST 230326232749
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 8624 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/8624/L" k SOW 03-01-2009, 05:46 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 8669 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/8669/L" k eBay Apr-08-09 19:36:20 PDT 120400650088
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 8676 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/8676/L" k eBay Jul 28, 2011 13:19:45 PDT 280714789085
Couturier Alto Saxophone 8773 1922-1923 (not noted) k eBay Feb 07, 2013 11:59:36 PST 221184228078
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Alto Saxophone 8787 1922-1923 (not noted) "A/8787/L" k eBay Apr 18, 2012 15:03:21 PDT 300694797388
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Alto Saxophone 8807 1922-1923 (not noted) k SOW 11-03-2008, 06:53 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
E A Couturier Co "Conical Bore" Baritone 8839 1922-1923 (not noted) 3p eBay  May-13-09 19:40:18 PDT  150343944374
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Alto Saxophone 8865 1922-1923 (not noted) k SOW 11-03-2008, 06:53 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 8900 1922-1923 [none] "C/8900/L" k eBay Oct 31, 2009 17:01:05 PDT 380171335147
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 8979 1922-1923 [none] "C/8979/L" k eBay Jul 16, 2014 17:15:54 PDT 281381133585
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 9123 1922-1923 (not noted) "M" bore, fixed valve slides 1r+3p eBay 09/2006 -
E A Couturier BIC Bb/A "Conical Bore" Cornet 9142 1922-1923 [none] "M" bore, short solo-alto-type mouthpipe, blind tubing past valves, no patent engraving visible 1r+3p eBay Jun-24-09 12:35:24 PDT 220438323363
E A Couturier BIC Bb/A "Conical Bore" Cornet 9145 1922-1923 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, short solo-alto-type mouthpipe, blind tubing past valves 1r+3p eBay Dec 04, 2013 19:04:38 PST 251390418816
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Alto Saxophone 9323 1922-1923 [none] "A/9323/L" k eBay Nov 01, 2009 18:22:32 PST 400081414207
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Alto Saxophone 9326 1922-1923 (not noted) k SOW 11-03-2008, 06:53 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Alto Saxophone 9332 1922-1923 (not noted) "no front F key" k JD 3/1/2010 id_product=1808
(Couturier-  LaPorte,Ind) Alto Saxophone 9356 1922-1923 (not noted) k eBay Jul 30, 2011 18:52:30 PDT 220818557504
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Alto Saxophone 9363 1922-1923 (not noted) k SOW 11-03-2008, 06:53 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Alto Saxophone 9386 1922-1923 (not noted) "A/9386/L" k eBay Dec 24, 2011 09:05:23 PST 230718820989
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 9499 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/9499/L" k eBay May 08, 2010 12:42:56 PDT 320527663944
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 9519 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/9519/L" k eBay Aug 11, 2010 09:59:05 PDT 180542428993
"Made by/Couturier_/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 9524 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/9524/L" k eBay  Jul-14-09 11:37:05 PDT  280367227639
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Alto Saxophone 9690 1922-1923 (not noted) "A/9690/L" k eBay Apr 16, 2011 09:09:00 PDT 120709754242
Lyon & Healy Eb Tuba 9859 1922-1923 (not noted) "Inspiration", bu/fa 3p eBay 07/2008 -
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 10167 1922-1923 (not noted) "M" bore, fixed valve slides 1r+3p eBay May 22, 201218:58:41 PDT 120915365889
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 10168 1922-1923 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, fixed valve slides, receiver replaced 1r+3p eBay 12/2008 170288009249
E A Couturier Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 10192 1922-1923 pat 1913&1918, pp "M" bore, fixed valve slides 1r+3p eBay Aug 16, 2012 16:59:52 PDT 230836575478
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" Trumpet 10371 1922-1923 (not noted) "M" bore, fixed valve slides, all 3 tuning slides 1r+3p eBay Dec 22, 2012 11:57:34 PST 300834328756
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Soprano Saxophone 10404 1922-1923 (not noted) "B/10404/L" k eBay May 08, 2012 06:00:35 PDT 290705821241
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Soprano Saxophone 10414 1922-1923 (not noted) "B/10414/L" k eBay Apr 15, 2010 12:54:50 PDT 280490558236
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Soprano Saxophone 10428 1922-1923 (not noted) k SOW 11-03-2008, 06:53 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Made by/Couturier_/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 10468 1922-1923 (not noted) "B/10468/L" k eBay Jul 06, 2013 10:31:08 PDT 161056293592
"Made by/Couturier_/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 10512 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/10512/L" k eBay Apr 30, 2012 12:24:40 PDT 130685571926
"Made by/Couturier_/LaPorte/Ind" C Melody Saxophone 10581 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/10581/L" k eBay May 22, 2011 19:00:08 PDT 250818595764
"Made by/Couturier/LaPorte/Ind" Alto Saxophone 10821 1922-1923 (not noted) "A/10821/L" k eBay Aug 03, 2012 17:29:49 PDT 221083001013
Lyon & Healy C Melody Saxophone 11430 1922-1923 (not noted) "Inspiration" k eBay Oct 03, 2010 19:17:50 PDT 280567501721
"Lyon & Healy/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 11448 1922-1923 (not noted) "Inspiration", "C/11448/L" k eBay Jan 02, 2012 19:18:10 PST 280795225381
"Lyon & Healy/Inc./Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 11510 1922-1923 (not noted) "Inspiration", "C/11510/L" k eBay Oct 03, 2010 19:30:02 PDT 110590986146
Couturier C Melody Saxophone 12005 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/12005/L" k H-u-c 5/5/2012 1:53 PM (private correspondance)
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Bb/A (Trpt/Long Cornet) 12087 1922-1923 (not noted) "Couturier/Pat/Continuous Conical Bore", conventional wrap 1r+3p eBay Jul 08, 2010 12:36:11 PDT 180527965926
Lyon & Healy C Melody Saxophone 12123 1922-1923 [none] "Inspiration/Chicago/USA", "C/12123/L" k eBay Sep-18-09 18:20:05 PDT 380156974805
"Lyon & Healy/Inc./Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 12126 1922-1923 (not noted) "Inspiration", "C/12126/L" k eBay May-27-09 18:52:06 PDT 350203305482
"Lyon & Healy/Inc./Chicago/USA" Tenor (C/Bb) Saxophone 12437 1922-1923 (not noted) "Couturier Model", beveled tone holes, external neck bracing k eBay July 17, 2013 10:22:35 PDT 231016864103
(Lyon & Healy)"Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 12466 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/12466/L" k eBay Jun 02, 2010 12:16:15 PDT 140411205909
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 12633 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/12633/L" k eBay Oct 20, 2012 10:32:38 PDT 300794890346
"Lyon & Healy/Inc./Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 12925 1922-1923 (not noted) "Inspiration" k H-u-c Dec 9th, 2006, 12:28am Lyon & Healy History - Re: Inspiration Cornet
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 13349 1922-1923 (not noted) "C/13349/L" k eBay May 12, 2013 16:47:00 PDT 121106294291
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 13034 1922-1923 (not noted) 1r+3p eBay 01/2008 -
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" (Trumpet/Long Cornet) 13050 1922-1923 (not noted) 1r+3p eBay 03/2006 -
E A Couturier Co Bb/A "Conical Bore" Long Cornet 13064 1922-1923 (not noted) fixed valve tubes, 1 extra tuning slide (only position in case) 1r+3p eBay May-10-09 18:15:43 PDT 250418301035
(Manual disk "quick change" valve for pitch) Patent number: 1436085 Filing date: May 14, 1921 Issue date: Nov 21, 1922                
(Short mouthpipe/smaller valve bore) Patent number: 1438363 Filing date: Sep 12, 1921 Issue date: Dec 12, 1922                   
They went into receivership in Oct 1923 and the last Couturiers are somewhere in the 11,000s, but there are some marked as Lyon & Healy earlier than that. (1)                
Part 4: Lyon & Healy “Continuous Conical Bore”, “Couturier Model” and “Makers” Instruments
instrument number MK date patent(s)     source ending/accessed/posted item #        
Lyon & Healy bought them out in '24, but by Oct '23, all the saxes were going to L&H. (1)                    
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 13249 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "C/13249/L", beveled tone holes, external neck bracing k eBay Jul 11, 2012 13:29:15 PDT 160837670850
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" F/Eb/C Mellophone 13301 1924-1926 pat Sept.23-13 "Couturier/Pat/Continuous Conical Bore" 3p H-u-c 10/5/2013 1:15 AM (private correspondance)
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 13349 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "C/13349/L", beveled tone holes, external neck bracing k eBay May 21, 2013 17:00:04 PDT 121110779053
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 13473 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "C/13473/L", vendor: "beveled tone holes" k eBay Aug 15, 2010 12:00:36 PDT 170523984206
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 13524 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "A/13524/L" k eBay May-04-09 11:22:41 PDT 300311130302
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 13581 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "A/13581/L" k eBay Jun 23, 2011 13:34:43 PDT 130534314689
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 13639 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model" k eBay Feb 24, 2013 10:33:27 PST 121066797462
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 13667 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "C/13667/L" k eBay May 04, 2014 15:55:10 PDT 141270305506
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 13668 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "C/13668/L" k eBay Jul-02-09 16:01:07 PDT 180374589093
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 13748 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "C/13748/L" k eBay Aug 02, 2011 10:34:42 PDT 230653341657
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" F/Eb/C Mellophone 13830 1924-1926 pat Sept.23-13 "Couturier/Pat/Continuous Conical Bore", short mouthpipe/small valves, w/dual bore valve slides 3p MK/105 6/11/2009 (private collection)
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 13900 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "A/13900/L" k eBay Dec 16, 2012 16:30:56 PST 290828074573
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 13947 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "A/13947/L" k eBay Jul-10-09 16:55:06 PDT 250457853510
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Tenor Saxophone 14022 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "T/14022/L" k eBay May 30, 2013 07:10:06 PDT 171048581511
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 14219 1924-1926 (not noted) "Couturier Model" k eBay Aug 10, 2010 15:10:09 PDT 120603029383
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 14442 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "A/14442/L" k eBay Apr 04, 2010 19:14:58 PDT 220581633955
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Bb/A (Trpt/Long Cornet) 14545 1924-1926 (not noted) "Couturier/Pat/Continuous Conical Bore", conventional wrap, but dual-bore valve slides 3p eBay 07/2008 160257467594
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Bb/A (Trpt/Long Cornet) 14601 1924-1926 pat 1913&1918, pp "Couturier/Pat/Continuous Conical Bore", conventional wrap 1r+3p eBay Sep-09-09 12:20:03 PDT 200379920009
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 14631 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "A/14631/L" k eBay Apr 28, 2010 18:05:47 PDT 130386208608
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 14651 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "A/14651/L" k eBay Sep 01, 2013 19:36:36 PDT 190892752794
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 14904 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "A/14904/L" k eBay Feb 26, 2010 15:21:05 PST 110495717736
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 15036 1924-1926 (not noted) "Couturier Model", "A/15036/L" k eBay Aug 31, 2012 10:55:23 PDT 350584954408
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Soprano Saxophone 15331 1924-1926 (not noted) "Couturier Model", "C/15331/L" k SQ 11/22/2004 9:06:00 PM Help to identify my grandfathers saxophone
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 15652 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", "C/15651/L" k eBay May 30, 2011 20:30:57 PDT 110692034802
("Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA") Alto Saxophone 15660 1924-1926 (not noted) ("Couturier Model"), "A/15660/L", beveled tone holes k eBay July 05, 2012 08:43:20 PDT 120944169164
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Bb/A Trumpet 16037 1924-1926 pat 1913&1918, pp "Couturier/Pat/Continuous Conical Bore", parallel valve tubing, 2 main tuning slides 3p eBay Aug 05, 2012 17:35:42 PDT 300750868176
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 16314 1924-1926 (not noted) "A/16314/L" k eBay May 30, 2010 13:53:21 PDT 320539560356
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 16316 1924-1926 [none] "A/16316/L" k eBay Sep 28, 2009 09:21:06 PDT 330361128230
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 16529 1924-1926 (not noted) "37870" on neck k eBay Nov 22, 2009 18:19:45 PST 120493822444
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Soprano Saxophone 16647 1924-1926 [none] "16674/L" k eBay Mar 22, 2011 09:40:39 PDT 320672472120
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 16889 1924-1926 [none] "A/16889/L", swan and cabin among engravings, beveled tone holes k eBay Nov 05, 2013 03:50:46 PST 121206922212
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 16932 1924-1926 (not noted) "Couturier Model", "A/16932/L" k SOW 02-14-2009, 11:12 AM Lyon & Healy Alto Sax
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 16934 1924-1926 [none] "A/16934/L" k eBay Jun 13, 2013 07:07:16 PDT 290926038328
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C/Bb/A Trumpet 16974 1924-1926 [none] coventional wrap, C slides, Bb slides 3p MK/109 Aug-07-09 19:01:04 PDT 230362902964
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Tenor Saxophone 17012 1924-1926 (not noted) (not shown) k eBay Aug-08-09 10:03:55 PDT 180391817065
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 17188 1924-1926 [none] "A/17188/L" k eBay Feb 17, 2010 12:05:33 PST 160403340918
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Bb/A Trumpet 17240 1924-1926 [none] coventional wrap 3p eBay Aug 21, 2013 16:26:10 PDT 300938057121
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 17381 1924-1926 (not noted) k eBay May 19, 2011 08:43:42 PDT 130520216735
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 17394 1924-1926 [none] "C/17394/L" k eBay Jan 12, 2012 19:00:23 PST 110803858450
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 17473 1924-1926 [none] "C/17394/L" k eBay Apr 25, 2013 14:10:16 PDT 171026750792
"Lyon & Healy/Makers" curved Soprano Saxophone 17664 1924-1926 Pat Appld For "B/17664/L" k eBay Jul 02, 2010 02:43:22 PDT 230491999831
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Baritone Saxophone 17761 1924-1926 (not noted) k eBay May 14, 2012 12:24:36 PDT 270969063743
"Lyon & Healy/Chicago, Ill" curved Soprano Saxophone 18878 1924-1926 (not noted) "18878/L" k eBay Jul 09, 2010 13:18:40 PDT 230494794505
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Soprano Saxophone P23749 1924-1926 PAT'D DEC.8 1914 "Couturier Model", "S/P23749/L" k eBay Jul-19-09 12:35:47 PDT 270429744054
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C/Bb/A Trumpet 31021 1924-1926 [pat Sept.23-13] "Couturier" [Model], conventional valve tubing 3p eBay Feb 02, 2013 18:38:30 PST 190791218103
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Bb/A Trumpet 43887 1924-1926 pat 1913&1918, pp "Couturier/Pat/Continuous Conical Bore", parallel valve tubing (1r)+3p eBay Mar 08, 2012 19:00:45 PST 230754764641
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Euphonium 32006 1924-1926 pat Sept.23-13 "Couturier/Pat/Continuous Conical Bore", fixed valve tubing 3p H-u-c 5/17/2009 3436
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Tenor Trombone 55085 1924-1926 [none] "Couturier Model", conventional outer slide, "85" on slide outer sl MK/104 6/11/2009 (private collection)
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Tenor Trombone 55143 1924-1926 (not noted) sl eBay Jan 16, 2012 13:06:41 PST 130628419079
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C/Bb/A Trumpet 73024 1924-1926 pat 1913&1918, pp "Couturier/Pat/Continuous Conical Bore", conventional valve tubing 3p eBay Nov 16, 2011 18:03:28 PST 220890843799
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 75939 1924-1926 (not noted) "C/75939/L" k eBay Aug 15, 2010 12:00:36 PDT 170523984206
(Double-hinged Saxophoneophone octave key) Patent number: 1705563 Filing date: Mar 4, 1927 Issue date: Mar 19, 1929                
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 200017 1927-1928 Pat Appld For  'clown' engraved on bell over L&H name, "A/200017/L" k eBay Aug 18, 2010 16:24:41 PDT 160467537077
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 200029 1927-1928 (not noted)  'clown' engraved on bell over L&H name k SOW 10-12-2008, 06:44 AM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 200060 1927-1928 (not noted) "A/200060/L" k eBay Dec 21, 2009 18:44:33 PST 290382385051
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 200083 1927-1928 (not noted)  'clown' engraved on bell over L&H name, "A/200083/L" k eBay Jun 22, 2011 07:37:54 PDT 270770501181
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 20009x 1927-1928 (not noted)  'clown' engraved on bell over L&H name, 'unusual F/E/Eb action' k eBay May-10-09 19:34:00 PDT  160331739343
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Bb Trumpet 200416 1927-1928 (not noted) normal modern wrap 3p H-u-c 5/17/2009 3875
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 200437 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/200437/L" k eBay Nov 30, 2010 10:43:49 PST 150524074803
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 200449 1927-1928 (not noted) "pan" engraved on bell over L&H name k SOW 10-12-2008, 07:08 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" C Melody Saxophone 200476 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "C/200476/L", 'clown' on bell over L&H name, "MILDRED KATZ" k eBay Nov 16, 2009 19:05:44 PST 300365542653
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 200573 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/200573/L" k eBay Jan 20, 2013 15:52:14 PST 150979800034
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 200623 1927-1928 Pat Appld For double-hinged octave key, "pan" engraved on bell k eBay Jun-18-09 11:07:43 PDT 320382898553
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Soprano Saxophone 200687 1927-1928 Pat Appld For  'clown' engraved on bell over L&H name k eBay Jan 13, 2010 18:50:33 PST 220536837452
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 200813 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/200813/L",  'clown' engraved on bell over L&H name k eBay Feb 25, 2010 17:37:05 PST 320490529915
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201005 1927-1928 Pat Appld For  'clown' on bell over L&H name, hinged octave key k eBay Jun 21, 2011 22:04:04 PDT 250839926587
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201006 1927-1928 Pat Appld For  'clown' on bell over L&H name, hinged octave key k eBay Apr 04, 2012 20:54:12 PDT 120886760452
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201024 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/201024/L", 'clown' on bell over L&H name, hinged octave key k eBay May 22, 2013 13:56:42 PDT 281108291057
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201044 1927-1928 (not noted) "A/201044/L", "pan" on bell over L&H name, hinged octave key k eBay Oct 03, 2010 15:01:51 PDT 140458860819
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" (Tenor) Saxophone 201094 1927-1928 (not noted) "pan" engraved on bell over L&H, clown below, hinged octave key k eBay Apr 04, 2012 09:11:07 PDT 251029089853
(Lyon & Healy) Soprano Saxophone 201152 1927-1928 (not noted) k SQ 10-12-2008, 06:44 AM Lyon & Healy Saxophone Serial Number
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Tenor Saxophone 201166 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "T/201166/L", 'clown' on bell, neck missing, beveled tone holes k eBay Jul 31, 2011 19:03:49 PDT 220819037693
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201189 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/201189/L", 'clown' on bell over L&H name k eBay Nov 26, 2011 12:19:14 PST 270856891929
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201230 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/201230/L", 'clown' on bell over L&H name, hinged octave key k eBay Nov 07, 2010 18:54:34 PST 190463188389
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201272 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/201272/L", hinged octave key k eBay Jun 12, 2010 17:00:13 PDT 200480265629
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201385 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/201393/L", 'clown' on bell, hinged octave key, beveled tone holes k eBay Nov 22, 2011 23:50:38 PST 220895513290
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201393 1927-1928 (not noted) "A/201385/L", 'clown' on bell, hinged octave key, beveled tone holes k eBay Apr 04, 2011 06:56:20 PDT 300542260511
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" straight Soprano Saxophone 201453 1927-1928 (not noted) "Bb/201453/L", 'clown' engraved on bell over L&H name k eBay Oct 25, 2013 15:29:48 PDT 321216635595
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" straight Soprano Saxophone 201455 1927-1928 (not noted) "Bb/201455/L", 'clown' engraved on bell over L&H name k eBay May 01, 2011 14:00:26 PDT 120714968614
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" straight Soprano Saxophone 201465 1927-1928 (not noted) clown' engraved on bell over L&H name k eBay Sep 27, 2012 19:32:57 PDT 110954673521
"Lyon & Healy/Makers" straight Soprano Saxophone 201481 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "Bb/201481/L", 'clown' AND 'pan' engraved k eBay Jun 29, 2010 23:25:32 PDT 130403826885
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201490 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/201490/L", hinged octave key k eBay Dec 16, 2011 19:00:11 PST 130615046301
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201529 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/201529/L", 'clown' on bell over L&H name, hinged octave key k eBay Aug-09-09 08:23:59 PDT 300335160963
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201571 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/201571/L", 'clown' on bell over L&H name, hinged octave key k eBay May 22, 2012 19:08:04 PDT 170843416570
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Alto Saxophone 201652 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/201652/L", "pan" on bell over L&H nameFeb 14, 201218:37:06 PST k eBay Aug-02-09 19:00:00 PDT 290334460590
(Lyon & Healy) Alto Saxophone 201675 1927-1928 (not noted) k SQ 6/14/2008 5:12:00 AM Lyon & Healy Saxophone Serial Number
"Lyon & Healy/Makers" Tenor Trombone 201698 1928-1929 (not noted) phoenix engraving, slide tuning, "98" on non-tuning bell sl eBay Oct 04, 2011 19:00:45 PDT 360396489105
(Lyon & Healy) Saxophone 201715 1927-1928 (not noted) k SQ 6/10/2006 9:40:00 AM Lyon & Healy Saxophone Serial Number
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" straight Soprano Saxophone 201749 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "Bb/201749/L", 'clown' on bell, beveled tone holes k eBay Jul 23, 2012 20:00:18 PDT 280923482036
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Baritone Saxophone 201990 1927-1928 (not noted) "PAT/APPLD/FOR/B/201990/L",  'clown' engraved on bell over L&H name k eBay Jun 14, 2014 16:47:06 PDT 261503916092
Lyon & Healy Bb/A Trumpet 201963 1927-1928 (not noted) "Lyon & Healy/Makers" 3p eBay Jun 23, 2010 17:40:06 PDT 150456537097
(Lyon & Healy) Alto Saxophone 2020xx 1927-1928 (not noted)  'clown' engraved on bell over L&H name k eBay Jul-01-09 09:48:26 PDT 320389868511
(Lyon & Healy) Baritone Saxophone 202007 1927-1928 (not noted)  'clown' engraved on bell over L&H name k SOW 10-12-2008, 08:01 AM  Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
Lyon & Healy Alto Saxophone 202076 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "PAT/APPLD/FOR/A/202076/L", hinged octave key k eBay May 17, 2013 18:33:14 PDT 271205825425
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Baritone Saxophone 202010 1927-1928 (not noted) "B/202010/L" k SOW 05-02-2009, 06:25 AM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
"American Artist" Alto Saxophone 202225 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "A/202225/L", L&H case k AE 4/13/2009 American Artist Sax
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Tenor Saxophone 202460 1927-1928 Pat Appld For "T/202460/L", New figure (not clown nor Pan, flapper?) over L&H k eBay Nov 01, 2010 07:39:17 PDT 150511444473
"Lyon & Healy/Makers" Euphonium 202825 1928-1929 (not noted) bu/fa, phoenix engraving 3p eBay Jan 21, 2011 14:46:51 PST 230575609873
"American Artist" Alto Saxophone 203089 1927-1928 (not noted) "A/203089/L" k eBay Jul-07-09 17:00:37 PDT 350219020279
(Lyon & Healy) Trombone 203216 1928-1929 (not noted) sl eBay Apr 18, 2011 23:38:40 PDT 180655456264
"Lyon & Healy/Makers" Trombone 203231 1928-1929 (not noted) phoenix engraving sl eBay Jan 17, 2011 08:25:34 PST 250755330334
"Lyon & Healy/Makers/Chicago/USA" Tenor Saxophone 203272 1927-1928 Pat Apld For "T/203272", 'clown' on bell, hinged octave key k eBay Feb 14, 2012 18:37:06 PST 330685236354
(Lyon & Healy) Alto Saxophone 203278 1927-1928 (not noted)  'clown' engraved on bell, soldered on and beveled tone holes k eBay Oct 04, 2009 19:58:02 PDT 110439638471
"Lyon & Healy/Makers" Trombone 270129 1928-1929 (not noted) phoenix engraving sl eBay Sep 17, 2011 15:30:52 PDT 170684055528
Part 5: Holton instruments with Lyon & Healy serial numbers, likely made in LaPorte
instrument number MK date patent(s)     source ending/accessed/posted item #        
Holton "Collegiate" Soprano Saxophone 201849 1928-1929 - k SOW 10-12-2008, 07:15 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
Holton "Collegiate" Soprano Saxophone 201923 1928-1929 "Pat/App'd/For" "Bb/201923/L" k eBay Apr 20, 2010 10:09:47 PDT 150425885578
Holton "Revelation" Baritone Saxophone 202699 1928-1929 - "B/202699" k SOW 05-02-2009, 07:31 AM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
Holton "Collegiate" Baritone Saxophone 202013 1928-1929 - k SOW 10-12-2008, 07:15 PM Holton Saxophone; Serial number registry
Last LaPorte Instrument - 1929                        
1. Steve Mumford, Horn-u-copia > The Manufacturers A-D > Couturier > "Two Couturier Histories", Online posting, Jan 6th, 2006, 10:58pm, www.horn-u-copia.net (20 May, 2009)            
2. "American Professional" cornet advertised 1914  http://store.vintagepaperads.com/servlet/-strse-31674/1914-Lyon-&-Healy/Detail                 
Source Abbreviations:
AE = AllExperts   http://www.allexperts.com/
BIW = Brass Instrument Workshop   http://www.brassinstrumentworkshop.com/index.html
BPM = The Brass Player's Museum    http://www.neillins.com/brass.htm
BZ = Brass Zone   http://www.brasszone.com/
CMel = C Melody Sax   http://www.cmelodysax.co.uk/
D/E = Duke/Eddy Collection   http://music.duke.edu/about/lip.php
DM = Dillon Music   http://www.dillonmusic.com/
ET = Eric Totman   http://www.horncollector.com/
EUCHMI = Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments    http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/euchmi/ubi.html
KFM = Kenneth G. Fiske Museum  http://www.cuc.claremont.edu/fiske/saxaphones.htm
HD = High Decibel  http://www.highdecibel.com/ 
H-u-c = Horn-u-copia   http://www.horn-u-copia.net/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl
JD = Junkdude  http://www.junkdude.com
JS/YRS = John Swain/JW York Research Site   http://www.calstatela.edu/faculty/jswain/brass/yorkanec.htm
KS = Kenton Scott   http://www.horn-u-copia.net/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl
LVK = Lou Van Koevering
MK = Mike Keller   http://mysite.verizon.net/vze787q6/windshieldbug/id15.html
RM = Richard J. Martz  http://www.rjmartz.com/horns/index.html
R&R = Pil Holcomb   http://www.rugs-n-relics.com/brass-welcome.html
RS = Robb Stewart   http://robbstewart.com/ 
SOTW = Sax on the Web Forum   http://www.saxontheweb.net/vbulletin/archive/index.php/
SQ = SaxQuest  http://www.saxquest.com/default.asp
TF = The Trombone Forum  http://tromboneforum.org/index.php
s
TN = TubeNet   http://forums.chisham.com
TSA = The Sousa Archives http://www.library.uiuc.edu/sousa/?p=home
VC = Nick DeCarlis, Vintage Cornets   http://www.vintagecornets.com/
WHF = William Hull Faust, Conical Bore   http://www.conicalbore.com/
s
(private) = private search, or not public
Goodwill = http://www.shopgoodwill.com/