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ID Instrument Maker Model Serial# Manuf. Date Key/Pitch Click on Picture to Enlarge
11307 Euphonium McCellens Universal
In 1910, H. B. McClellan founded his music store at 615 Main Street, Buffalo, NY. His son, Donald, took over in 1930 and moved it down the road to 732 Main Street. In 1959 he moved again, to Franklin Street. McClellans did not make instruments but imported them under the trade name Universal (Paris?). The store went out of business in 2013.
11306 Cornet Bauer TARV Bb
11305 Cornet Pace c1887 Eb
Bell reads "Pace / Maker / 38 Division St / Sheffield" Poorly stamped so looks like "Race" and the street address is sloppy but Langwill lists George Henry Pace at 86 Division St in 1887-1888.
11304 Trumpet Lyon-Healy Inspiration 3142 c1920 Bb/A
Valves have 1-2-3 and no markings on the lead pipe inlet for country of origin so likely US made.
11303 Serpent Kohler
John Kohler London Made of wood, black leather, and brass, with ivory mouthpiece and finger hole rings.
11302 Trombone; Sopra Buescher 73270 1920
11301 Baritone Parsons
26" long
11300 Baritone Boston 21038 Bb
21" long, late style engraving
11298 Trumpet Ardin 55303 c1950 Bb
Looks like a German made copy of the Selmer patent valve block with a stencil name of Ardin. Marked "Germany" on lead pipe inlet but I could not read all of it so could be West Germany.
11297 Cornet Lamoreaux 11061 c1908 Bb
11296 Cornet Gautie Ideale Bb
P Gautie & Fils, Toulouse, Paris
11295 Cornet Diver Gold Star 16514 Bb
11294 Cornet Williams-Charles Special Class B Bb
11293 Trombone; Alto Alexander
11292 Trombone Pollter 1892-1900
O Pollter & Co / Leipzig
11291 Cornet New York Band Instruments 5101 Bb
Marked "New York Musical Co / New York"
11290 Cornet American Band Inst Co Professional 2871 1916 Bb/A
This is a rare cornet matching their ad from 1916 for the "Professional" model and made in Grand Rapids.
11289 Trumpet Dearman C/Bb/A
11288 Trumpet Lorein 17824 Bb
marked "W Germany" on the lead pipe
11287 Cornet Lorein Bb
marked "Made in Germany" on the lead pipe
11286 Cornet Peerless 13074 Bb
Bell reads "Peerless / London / Eng / 13074" and appears to be a European-made stencil probably B&F.
11285 Cornet Dale
11284 Trombone Henton-Knecht Benal 8639
Counter weight added later
11283 Trumpet Reynolds, T The Regent 112678 Bb/A
Class A / T Reynolds & Sons on bell so made before incorporation in 1930
11282 Trumpet Reynolds, T Class A Bb/A
11281 French Horn Schmidt 11845-55 F
Friedrich Schmidt Leipzig Retractible vienna valves and terminal crooks.
11280 Trombone; Sopra Pepper 24959
Importer Philadelphia
11279 Trumpet Weril Cruzeiro
Jubileu de Ouro 1909-1959
11278 French Horn Schadlich
A very early double horn, pre 1918 The horn seems to have many parts that were also used by Kruspe uses. Comes from the Vogtland which is where Markneukirchen is situated. Inscribed: Emil Schädlich / Hofinstrumentenmacher / Grünbach i/V. I assume V. is Vogtland, lower Saxony which includes Markneukirchen, which is of course 20 km across the border from Graslitz in Bohemia.
11277 French Horn Kruspe Munchen F
old simple Logo. It is reported that they used this till 1893, after which they were labeled Hoflieferant

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