Table of Tradenames

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Acme Pollmann Pollmann brass professional c.1879 catalog
Artist Pollmann? Pollmann brass and strings professional c.1879 catalog
Coleman; Harry Missenharter; Charles brasswinds c.1880 catalog
Artist Coleman; Harry Missenharter; Charles brasswinds c.1880 catalog
Superior Fischer; Carl cornet c.1880 horn-u-copia.net
Excelsior Coleman; Harry Missenharter; Charles brasswinds c.1880-1894? catalog; Horn-u-copia.net
Professional Grade Meinl; W. & Co. Meinl; W. & Co. brasswinds professional c.1890 catalog
Standard Band Instrument Co. Vega cornet c.1890 horn-u-copia.net
Eclipse Leland & Son Leland & Son band instruments c.1890 catalog
Pourcelle; Henri [import] Bruno; C. w&b c.1890-c.1920 NLI
Euterpe Tonk; William Bro. cornet c.1891 NLI
Diamond [Austria] Dyer; W.J. & Bro. alto horn; cornet c.1893 Pryorphone; ebay
Medaille Missenharter (NYC) Coleman; Harry cornet c.1894 Kenton
Martin Freres Pollmann woodwinds c.1894 catalog
Professional Pollmann? Pollmann brass professional c.1894 catalog
Light Action Pollmann? Pollmann brass c.1894 catalog
Jaubert; F. & Co. Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional c.1896 catalog
Higham; Joseph Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional c.1896 catalog
Light Action Lyon & Healy brasswinds amateur c.1896 catalog
Artist Model Jaubert; F. & Co. Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional c.1896 catalog
Own Make Lyon & Healy Lyon & Healy c.1896 catalog
Champion [Austria] Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional- c.1896 catalog; eBay
Beau Ideal Higham? Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional c.1896 catalog; eBay
Renab Bauer; George Bauer; George strings; brass c.1897 catalog
Connqueror Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1897- catalog
Superb Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1900 catalog
Monster Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. tuba professional c.1900 catalog
Jumbo Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. tuba professional c.1900 catalog
Innes Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. trombone professional c.1900 catalog
Giant Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. tuba professional c.1900 catalog
Easy Playing Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswind mouthpiece c.1900 catalog
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
Special [Austria] Hentschel; E.O. cornet c.1900 horn-u-copia.net
Excelsior Alfred LeCompte Co. cornet c.1900 eBay.com
Special Grade Bruno; C. cornet c.1900 Kenton
The Dictor Hawkes & Son? Hawkes & Son? euphonium professional? c.1900 eBay; Mike Keller
Excelsior Sonorsus Hawkes & Son euphonium? c.1900 Mike Keller
Goldenrod Grinnel alto horn c.1900 Horn-u-copia.net
Chieftan Dyer cornet c.1900 Kenton
Regimental Line Lyon & Healy baritone c.1900 eBay
Marceau [Czechoslovakia] Sears & Roebuck brasswinds student? c.1900 NLI; catalog
Lyric [Czechoslovakia] Wurlitzer brasswind c.1900 Fiske Museum
King Master White; H.N. White; H.N. cornet c.1900 eBay
Hillyard Pepper; J.W. student c.1902 catalog
American Favorite Pepper; J.W. cornet amateur c.1902 NLI; catalog
Thibouville freres Ullmann; C. woodwinds c.1909- NLI
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
American Make Lyon & Healy brass c.1913 Music Trade Review
Perfecto King cornet c.1913-1915 Horn-u-copia.net
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
R & H Reiffel & Husted w&b c.1916-c.1930 NLI
Silver King White; H.N. brasswinds c.1920- NLI
Alcazar Williams Bros. cornets c.1920-1930 NLI
New Perfection Jenkins; J.W. brasswinds c.1922 catalog
Jenkins Special Jenkins; J.W. w&b c.1922 catalog
Harwood Kohlert Jenkins; J.W. w&b c.1922 catalog; NLI
Gunckle; Henry [Paris] Jenkins; J.W. b&w c.1922 catalog; Mike Keller
Couturier Lyon & Healy tenor horn c.1923 Kenton
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
Victor Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1924-c.1937 catalog; Fluegelhorn
Symphony Fischer; Carl brasswinds c.1926 catalog
American Model Fischer; Carl brasswinds c.1926 catalog
Reliable 1 Fischer; Carl brasswinds c.1926 catalog
New York Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1927 catalog
Ballroom Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1927 catalog
Artist Model Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1927 catalog
New Era Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1927-1941 catalog; private communication
Bach; Vincent Czech. Mus. Co. brasswind mouthpieces professional c.1930 catalog
Superior [Elkhart] Czech. Mus. Co. saxophones and brasswinds student c.1930 CBB; catalog
Royal [European] Czech. Mus. Co. brasswinds c.1930 catalog
Rexcraft Czech. Mus. Co. bugles amateur c.1930 catalog
American Legion Czech. Mus. Co. bugle amateur c.1930 catalog
American Professional Buescher Lyon & Healy brasswinds and saxophone c.1930-1950 NLI and eBay
Regent Boosey & Hawkes Boosey & Hawkes alto horn c.1934 horn-u-copia.net
Symphony Grand Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. trumpet c.1937 Fluegelhorn
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
Emperor Reynolds; F.A. brass student c.1940- http://contemporacorner.com/index.h
Contempora Reynolds; F.A. brass professional c.1950 http://contemporacorner.com/index.h
Argenta Reynolds; F.A. brass semi-pro or better c.1959 http://contemporacorner.com/index.h
Medalist Reynolds; F.A. brass student c.1960- http://contemporacorner.com/index.h
Empirebrass [India] brass modern reproductions c.2005 eBay
New Ideal Leland; S.R. & Son tenor horn; trombone ca. 1880 eBay
Distin; Henry Pepper; J.W. valve trombone ca. 1883 horn-u-copia.net
Paradox Malecki; Louis B. cornet ca.1900 Kenton [not listed in NLI]


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