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Lehrer, JF Lehrer, JF helicon French Horn 1939? David Richoux
Excel Cornet Medium Grade
Henri Grossman; Henry w&b 1921- NLI
Symphony Fischer; Carl brasswinds c.1926 catalog
Standard Slater; M. brasswinds and percussion 1915 catalog
Rexcraft Czech. Mus. Co. bugles amateur c.1930 catalog
Rexcraft Buglecraft bugles NLI
Rex Buglecraft bugles NLI
New Perfection Jenkins; J.W. brasswinds c.1922 catalog
New Champion Lyon & Healy w&b NLI
Light Action Lyon & Healy brasswinds amateur c.1896 catalog
J.H.F. Foote; J. Howard brasswind mouthpieces 1893 catalog
Jenkins Special Jenkins; J.W. w&b c.1922 catalog
Hilleron; A. Haynes; John C. brasswinds 1889 catalog
Eureka Foote; J. Howard brasswinds 1893 catalog
Dumain Grossman; Henry w&b 1921- NLI
Drum Major Buglecraft Inc. bugles NLI
Dampier forgery; brasswind NLI
Boy Scout Buglecraft Inc. bugles amateur NLI
American Model Fischer; Carl brasswinds c.1926 catalog
American Legion Czech. Mus. Co. bugle amateur c.1930 catalog
Mastertone Bohland & Fuchs E flat Sousaphone professional? after 1911 Jean-Pierre Malo (info on instrumen
Libratone Couesnon & Cie trumpet eBay
Tru Tone Buescher cornet eBay.com
La Porte Lyon & Healy Kenton
Artiste Lyon & Healy Kenton
Hillyard Pepper; J.W. student c.1902 catalog
Superior Fischer; Carl cornet c.1880 horn-u-copia.net
Monarch Wurlitzer; Rudolph Baritone horn horn-u-copia.net
Class A Artist Williams; R.S. Baritone horn Kenton
Royal Artist Bruno; C. tenor horn Kenton
Excelsior Alfred LeCompte Co. cornet c.1900 eBay.com
Special Grade Bruno; C. cornet c.1900 Kenton
Paradox Malecki; Louis B. cornet ca.1900 Kenton [not listed in NLI]
Excelsior Sonorsus Hawkes & Son euphonium? c.1900 Mike Keller
The Profundo Hawkes & Son Brass early 1900s? Mike Keller
Goldenrod Grinnel alto horn c.1900 Horn-u-copia.net
Imperial Boosey & Hawkes tenor horn Horn-u-copia.net
Schubert; Karl Jenkins eBay
Noblet Courtois Kenton
American Artist Progressive
A. Feullard Progressive Kenton
20th Century Progressive Kenton
Chieftan Dyer cornet c.1900 Kenton
New Ideal Leland; S.R. & Son tenor horn; trombone ca. 1880 eBay
Regimental Line Lyon & Healy baritone c.1900 eBay
Zephyr Fischer; Carl brass eBay
Silvertone Montgomery Wards Inc. Internet
Reliable 1 Fischer; Carl brasswinds c.1926 catalog
Perfection Bruno; C. w&b T.N.W.I.M.; eBay
L Orpheon Deplaix; Emile woodwinds 1881- NLI
Inspiration Lyon & Healy brasswinds NLI; eBay
Calura tin w&b NLI
American Standard Lehnert; H. tuba student 1876- CBB; NLI; Horn-u-copia.net
American Prep Frank; William Co. w&b student 1934- CBB; NLI
American Favorite Pepper; J.W. cornet amateur c.1902 NLI; catalog
Amateur Foote; J. Howard brasswinds amateur 1893 catalog
Adams Special Adams & Son trumpet early 1900s Horn-u-copia.net
B.M.I.M. Haynes; John C. brasswinds professional 1889 catalog
Bach; Vincent Czech. Mus. Co. brasswind mouthpieces professional c.1930 catalog
Bach; Vincent Bueg. & Jac. brasswind mouthpieces professional 1931 catalog
Renab Bauer; George Bauer; George strings; brass c.1897 catalog
New Star Besson Fischer; Carl brasswinds catalog
New Desideratum Besson Fischer; Carl brasswinds catalog
New Creation Besson Fischer; Carl brasswinds catalog
Desideratum Besson Fischer; Carl brasswinds catalog
Besson [France] Fils D E. T. brasswinds 1893 catalog
Soloiste Besson [France] Fils D E. T. brasswinds 1893 catalog
Brevet [?] Besson [France] Fils D E. T. brasswinds 1893 catalog
Besson; F. [U.K.] Schreiber; Louis brasswinds eBay
Besson; F. [U.K.] Fischer; Carl brasswinds eBay
U.S. Bettoney Bettoney metal clarinet military use CBB
Master Boehm and Meinl Fischer Mike Keller
Marzan Bohn and Meinl 19 inch tubas Mike Keller
Perfecta Trueline Boosey & Co. Boosey & Co. trombone private communication
Acme model Boosey & Co. Boosey & Co. brass eBay
Solbron Boosey & Co. Boosey & Co. brass eBay
Regent Boosey & Hawkes Boosey & Hawkes alto horn c.1934 horn-u-copia.net
Brisson; M. & Cie Pepper; J.W. student 1902 catalog
Epoch Buescher Buescher early 1900s pryorphone
Epoch Buescher Buescher early 1900s pryorphone
True-Tone Buescher Buescher 1913 catalog
American Professional Buescher Lyon & Healy brasswinds and saxophone c.1930-1950 NLI and eBay
Coleman; Harry Missenharter; Charles brasswinds c.1880 catalog
Artist Coleman; Harry Missenharter; Charles brasswinds c.1880 catalog
Excelsior Coleman; Harry Missenharter; Charles brasswinds c.1880-1894? catalog; Horn-u-copia.net
Little Scout Conn, C.G. Conn, C.G. bugles student 1919-1925 private communication
Wurlitzer American Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1919-1925 private communication
Wonderphone Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1910-1948 catalog; private communication
Wonder Symphony Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1919-1921 private communication
Windsor Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1939-1948 private communication
Symphony Special Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1932-1940 private communication
Symphony Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds professional 1919- private communication; catalog
Superb Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1900 catalog
Rosebrook Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1919-1929 private communication
Perfected Wonder Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1906 private communication
New York Wonder Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. cornet 1900- private communication
New York Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1927 catalog
New World Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1926- private communication
New Wonder Symphony Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1926-1933 private communication
New Wonder Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1889- catalog
New Symphony Special Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1940-1950 private communication
New Symphony Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1922-1957 private communication
New American Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1889 catalog
Monster Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. tuba professional c.1900 catalog
Little Scout Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. bugles student 1919-1925 private communication
Leader Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. cornet professional 1886 catalog
Jumbo Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. tuba professional c.1900 catalog
International Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1919- private communication
Innes Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. trombone professional c.1900 catalog
Giant Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. tuba professional c.1900 catalog
Frisco Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1926-1941 private communication
Elkhart Band Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1930-1948 private communication
Easy Playing Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswind mouthpiece c.1900 catalog
Connqueror Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1897- catalog
Connstellation Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1949-1955 private communication
Concert Grand Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1921-1932 private communication
Common Sense Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswind mouthpiece c.1900 catalog
Classroom Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds student c.1900 catalog
Ballroom Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1927 catalog
Artist Special Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. trombone 1939-1941 private communication
Artist Model Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1927 catalog
Alloo Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. trombone 1919-1924 private communication
Symphony Grand Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. trumpet c.1937 Fluegelhorn
New York Symphony Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. trumpet 1925-1937 catalog; Fluegelhorn
Continental Colonial Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. metal clarinet student 1923- private communication
Victor Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1924-c.1937 catalog; Fluegelhorn
Pan American Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1919-1931 private communication
Opera Grand Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1921-1930 catalog
New Era Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1927-1941 catalog; private communication
Vibratone Couesnon & Cie cornet 1900s horn-u-copia.net
CGO Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
National Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional - c.1912 catalog
Monopole Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
HN Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Guilbaut Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. brasswind mouthpiece professional c.1912 catalog
GMN Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
CGO Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
BO Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
BN Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Artist Model Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Opera HN Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Armee Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Courtois Foote; J. Howard brasswinds professional 1893 catalog
Challenge Superior Courtois Foote; J. Howard brasswinds amateur 1893 catalog
Couturier Lyon & Healy tenor horn c.1923 Kenton
Conical Bore Couturier cornets and trumpets artist 1918-1924 OLDLOU
3 Star Cundy-Bettoney Cundy-Bettoney metal clarinet eBay
Orchestral Distin Distin brasswinds professional catalog
Highest Grade Distin Distin brasswinds professional catalog
Distin; Henry Pepper; J.W. valve trombone ca. 1883 horn-u-copia.net
New American Distin; Henry brasswinds Horn-u-copia.net
New Century Diston; Oliver & Co. Distin; Oliver & Co. w&b NLI
Belmore Frank; William w&b 1910-c.1950 NLI
Gautrot-Marquet Gautrot aine woodwinds professional 1845-1884 NLI
Georgian George; Chas. E. brass eBay
Eterna Getzen trumpet eBay
Gorden, Hamilton, Importer Cornet made in Germany high Grade
Goulet; M. John F. Stratton & Son brasswinds catalog
USA Line Grand Rapids Band Instrument Co. York Band Instrument Co. [?] brass a&p OLDLOU
American Gretsch Gretsch cornet horn-u-copia.net
The Dictor Hawkes & Son? Hawkes & Son? euphonium professional? c.1900 eBay; Mike Keller
Norma Heber; Richard Oskar trumpets; trombones; french horns professional -1938 Ines Ann Heber
Higham; Joseph Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional c.1896 catalog
Beau Ideal Higham? Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional c.1896 catalog; eBay
Del Negro Model Holton; Frank Holton; Frank bass horn c.1914 catalog
Long Model Vocal Holton; Frank Holton; Frank cornet c.1914 catalog
F. C. Model Holton; Frank Holton; Frank cornet c.1914 catalog
New Proportion Holton; Frank Holton; Frank cornet c.1914 catalog
Revelation Holton; Frank Holton; Frank cornet c.1914 catalog
Jaubert; F. & Co. Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional c.1896 catalog
Artist Model Jaubert; F. & Co. Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional c.1896 catalog
The Yankee Kalashen mellophone horn-u-copia.net
Maestro Keefer Keefer brass mouthpiece professional c.1923 catalog
Wagnerphone Keefer Keefer sousaphone (bell-front bass) professional c.1923 catalog
Optimus Keefer Keefer E flat bass horn professional c.1923 catalog
Oxford Keefer Keefer baritone horn professional c.1923 catalog
Side-action Keefer Keefer baritone horn professional c.1923 catalog
Dansharmonic Keefer Keefer trumpet professional c.1923 catalog
Philharmonic Keefer Keefer trumpet professional c.1923 catalog
Milharmonic Keefer Keefer trumpet professional c.1923 catalog
Cabaret Caliber Keefer Keefer trumpet; trombones; cornets; etc. professional c.1923 catalog
Robusto Keefer Keefer B flat tenor horn professional c.1923 catalog
Empress Keefer Keefer alto horn professional c.1923 catalog
Narrow-Gauge Keefer Keefer valve trombone professional c.1923 catalog
Septor Keefer Keefer trombone professional c.1923 catalog
Grenadier Keefer Keefer cornet professional c.1923 catalog
Stentor Keefer Keefer trumpet professional c.1923 catalog
Perfecto King cornet c.1913-1915 Horn-u-copia.net
Harwood Kohlert Jenkins; J.W. w&b c.1922 catalog; NLI
Lamars; L. & Co. Richards; J.G. Co. Horn-u-copia.net
Eclipse Leland & Son Leland & Son band instruments c.1890 catalog
American Make Lyon & Healy brass c.1913 Music Trade Review
Jazz Speedster Lyon & Healy Lyon & Healy trumpet 1926- Music Trade Review
Own Make Lyon & Healy Lyon & Healy c.1896 catalog
Monarche Lyons Musical Instrument Co. Lyons Musical Instrument Co. brasswinds Horn-u-copia.net
Indiana M.B.I.C. trombone 1938- Farrar; eBay
Martin Freres Pollmann woodwinds c.1894 catalog
Willard Martin/Indiana Instrument Cornet Chris Tyle
Professional Grade Meinl; W. & Co. Meinl; W. & Co. brasswinds professional c.1890 catalog
Medaille Missenharter (NYC) Coleman; Harry cornet c.1894 Kenton
Orthotone Monnig; Otto flutes professional -1943 NLI
Mouchel; C.A. Pepper; J.W. brasswinds 1897 catalog
Latest Mouchel; C.A. Pepper; J.W. brasswinds 1897 catalog
Twentieth Century Mouchel; C.A. Pepper; J.W. brasswinds amateur 1897 catalog
Super Olds; F. E. brasswinds 1900s NLI
Special Olds; F.E. brasswinds 1900s NLI
Recording Olds; F.E. brasswinds 1900s NLI
Rainbow Pan American Pan American mellophones NLI
Classroom Pan American Pan American brasswind student NLI
Champion Pan American Pan American cornets & trombones NLI
Pan American Moderne Pan American Conn; C.G. metal clarinet student private communication
Art Pedler; Harry Kenton
Prize Pepper; J.W. Pepper; J.W. brasswinds 1897 catalog
Conqueror Pepper; J.W. Pepper; J.W. brasswinds professional 1897 catalog
20th Century Pepper; J.W. ? Pepper; J.W. cornet 1900s horn-u-copia.net
Perfected grade Pepper; J.W. or Mouchel; C.A. Pepper; J.W. brasswinds 1897 catalog
Acme Pollmann Pollmann brass professional c.1879 catalog
Artist Pollmann? Pollmann brass and strings professional c.1879 catalog
Professional Pollmann? Pollmann brass professional c.1894 catalog
Light Action Pollmann? Pollmann brass c.1894 catalog
Pourcelle; Henry Holcomb; J.R. & Co. cornet 1901 catalog
R & H Reiffel & Husted w&b c.1916-c.1930 NLI
Roth Reynolds; F.A. brass student c.1940 http://contemporacorner.com/index.h
Professional Reynolds; F.A. brass semi-pro or better c.1940- http://contemporacorner.com/index.h
Argenta Reynolds; F.A. brass semi-pro or better c.1959 http://contemporacorner.com/index.h
Contempora Reynolds; F.A. brass professional c.1950 http://contemporacorner.com/index.h
Medalist Reynolds; F.A. brass student c.1960- http://contemporacorner.com/index.h
Emperor Reynolds; F.A. brass student c.1940- http://contemporacorner.com/index.h
Artist Seltmann; Ernst Theodor baritone -1906 horn-u-copia.net
Peerless Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds and percussion amateur 1915 catalog
Nonpariel Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds amateur 1915 catalog
New ?? Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds amateur 1915 catalog
Ideal Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds & percussion amateur 1915 catalog
Gem Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds professional 1915 catalog
Eclipse Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds professional 1915 catalog
Champion Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds amateur 1915 catalog
Standard Band Instrument Co. Vega cornet c.1890 horn-u-copia.net
DeLuxe Sterling Horn-u-copia.net
Thibouville freres Ullmann; C. woodwinds c.1909- NLI
Euterpe Tonk; William Bro. cornet c.1891 NLI
Tourville & Co. Sears & Roebuck w&b c.1900 NLI; Sears catalog
Regent Vega M.I. Holmes
Triumphal Vega Co. Vega Co. trombone; cornet 1917- eBay; horn-u-copia.net
Fidelity Volkwein Bro. brass winds 1905- NLI; T.N.W.I.M.
Ideal Whaley Royce & Co. Whaley Royce & Co. eBay
Silver King White; H.N. brasswinds c.1920- NLI
King Master White; H.N. White; H.N. cornet c.1900 eBay
Silver Tone White; H.N. or Blessing Sears; Robuck & Co. Internet
Whittle Whittle Pan American Trumpet Student 1934 Marty Taylor
Alcazar Williams Bros. cornets c.1920-1930 NLI
Marzan Wilson Mike Keller
Feature Wurlitzer Wurlitzer cornet early 1900s horn-u-copia.net
Feature Wurlitzer Wurlitzer cornet early 1900s horn-u-copia.net
Professional York York cornet professional? Horn-u-copia.net
York Band Instrument Co. York Band Instrument Co. brass a&p 1890-1972 NLI; OLDLOU
Excelsior Zoebisch; C. &. A. Sons Zoebisch; C. &. A. Sons brasswinds 1878 catalog
Conical bore [Also description of instrument] catalogs
Special [Austria] Hentschel; E.O. cornet c.1900 horn-u-copia.net
Diamond [Austria] Dyer; W.J. & Bro. alto horn; cornet c.1893 Pryorphone; ebay
Surprise [Austria] Pepper; J.W. cornets and trombones amateur 1897 catalog; Horn-u-copia.net
Champion [Austria] Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional- c.1896 catalog; eBay
Crown [Belgium] brasswinds NLI
Lammers; Ray [Cincinnati] metal clarinet student private communication
Royalist [Czechoslovakia] trumpet eBay
Marceau [Czechoslovakia] Sears & Roebuck brasswinds student? c.1900 NLI; catalog
Lyric [Czechoslovakia] Wurlitzer brasswind c.1900 Fiske Museum
Superior [Elkhart] Czech. Mus. Co. saxophones and brasswinds student c.1930 CBB; catalog
Buckingham [Crown and eagle] [English] cornet OLDLOU
Royal [European] Czech. Mus. Co. brasswinds c.1930 catalog
Abbott Premier [European] Bueg. & Jac. w&b 1931 catalog
Abbott [European] Bueg. & Jac. w&b & brasswind mouthpieces 1931 cataog
Francais [France] [U.S. government] woodwinds NLI
Cabot; Andre [France] woodwinds NLI
Marvel [imported] Filmore Music House alto hron 1905- NLI; eBay
Pourcelle; Henri [import] Bruno; C. w&b c.1890-c.1920 NLI
Musicraft [import] [U.S. government] w&b NLI
Lavelle; Henri [import] Grossman Music Co. w&b 1921-c.1945 NLI; T.N.W.I.M.
Hamilton [import] Grossman Music Corp. w&b student 1921-c.1948 CBB; NLI
American Knight [import] brasswinds NLI
A.E.B.I.C. [import] brasswinds NLI
Champion Deluxe [import] Grossman Music Co. w&b 1921 NLI
Champion [import] Grossman Music Co. w&b 1921- NLI
Empirebrass [India] brass modern reproductions c.2005 eBay
Duval; Rene [Italy] metal clarinet student private communication
Revelle Master [Italy] metal clarinet eBay
Revelle Master [Italy] saxophone eBay
Magnetic [Milwaukee; WI] brass OLDLOU
Revere [Paris and also England] [U.S. government] metal clarinet student CBB
Special [Paris] Haynes; John C. brasswinds 1889 catalog
Gunckle; Henry [Paris] Jenkins; J.W. b&w c.1922 catalog; Mike Keller
Imperial [Toronto; Canada] cornet OLDLOU
Regent [White; H.N. or possibly Reynolds] Ohio Band Instrument metal clarinet; trombone student CBB; eBay


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