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


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