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Kenneth Fiske Museum

 

Alto horns, Alto Ophicleide, Flugelhorns, Tenor horns, Euphoniums, Baritones

 

Alto horns

B426  Solo Alto in Eb, Hall & Quinby, Boston, ca. 1860.  Nickel Silver body.  Bell-front alto with three side-action “Allen” rotary valves.

B330  Solo Alto in Eb, Hall & Quinby, Boston, ca. 1865.  Side-action rotary valves.

B94    Upright Alto (Saxhorn) in Eb, of German or Austrian origin, ca. 1870.  Three Berlin Pumpen valves.

B223  Upright Alto (Saxhorn) in Eb, of Austrian or Czech origin, ca. 1875.  Three Berlin Pumpen valves.

B360  Upright Alto in Eb probably of German origin, ca. 1875.  Side-action “Allen” rotary valves.

B286  Alto in Eb of Czech origin, ca. 1890.  Bell front “solo” alto.

B433  Solo Alto in Eb probably of French origin, ca. 1890.  Engraved: “Champion/Silver Piston/Chicago”.

B90    Upright Alto in Eb of French origin, ca. 1900.  Engraved: “Henry Pourcelle, Superior, Paris”.

B315  Upright Alto in Eb, Besson & Co., London, , ca. 1910, serial no. 85268.

B91    Upright Alto in Eb of French origin, ca. 1910, stamped: “Jules Durand, Paris”.

B95    Upright Alto in Eb of Czech origin, ca. 1935, stamped: “Wurlitzer Lyric”, lead pipe stamped “Made in Czechoslovakia”.

B278  Upright Alto in Eb, Conn Co., Elkhart, ca. 1965, serial no. 263478.  Engraved: “Continental Colonial”.

B279  Upright Alto in Eb, Conn Co., Elkhart, ca. 1965, serial no. 263491.  Engraved: “Continental Colonial”.

B464  Upright Alto in Eb, Besson, London, 1968.

 

Alto Ophicleides

B6      Alto ophicleide in Eb, August G. Guichard, Paris, ca. 1830.  Nine keys.

 

Flugelhorns

B57    Flugelhorn of German origin, ca. 1870.  Three Berlin Pumpen valves, engraved: “The R. Wurlitzer Manuf. Co., Cin. O.”

B323  Flugelhorn, Besson, Paris, ca. 1875, serial no. 8948.

B394  Flugelhorn, Ahlberg & Ohlsson, Stockholm, ca. 1875.

B178  Flugelhorn in C, Pierre L. Gautrot, Paris, ca. 1880.  Stamped: “H. Nagel sucres Calle de la Palma No. 5, Mexico”.

B468  Flugelhorn in high Eb, Ferdinando Roth, Milan, ca. 1880.

B227  Flugelhorn, J. H. Zimmerman, Leipzig, ca. 1890.  Three rotary valves.

B401  Flugelhorn in C, Adolf Stowasser, Graz, ca. 1890.  Three rotary valves.

B58    Flugelhorn of German origin, ca. 1900.  Three rotary valves.

B73    Flugelhorn, J. H. Zimmermann, Leipzig, ca. 1900.  Three rotary valves.

B392  Flugelhorn, A. K. Hüttl, Graslitz, ca. 1900.  Three rotary valves.

B251  Flugelhorn (short model), Ouviers réunis association générale, Paris, ca. 1905.

B363  Flugelhorn in C, Johann Votruba, Austria, ca. 1910.  Three rotary valves.

B310  Flugelhorn, Courtois, Paris, ca. 1915.

B59    Flugelhorn, E. A. Courturier & Co., La Porte, Indiana, 1918-1923.

B60    Flugelhorn probably of German origin, ca. 1920.

B470  Flugelhorn in C, German or Austrian origin, ca. 1920.  Three rotary valves.

B405  Flugelhorn probably of German origin, ca. 1920.  Three rotary valves; engraved “J.B.G./Trademark”.

BB220  Flugelhorn, Mirafone, Graslitz, 1959, serial no. 1397.

B259  Flugelhorn, Josef Lidl, Brno, 1977.

B256  Flugelhorn attributed to Courtois, Paris, ca. 1980, serial no. 10329.  Stamped “Leblanc, Paris”.

 

Tenor Horns

B99    Tenor Horn in Bb, Augustin H. Rott, Prague, ca. 1855.  Four rotary valves, the fourth is a ½-step valve.

B355   Tenor Horn in Bb, E. G. Wright & Co., Boston, ca. 1865.  Side-action string-activated rotary valves.  Engraved:  “1st Divi. 2nd Corps”.

B356   Tenor Horn in Bb, Isaac Fiske, Worcester, Massachusetts, ca. 1869.  Side-action string-activated rotary valves.

B265   Tenor Horn in Bb probably of Austrian origin, ca. 1870. Three side-action mechanically-activated rotary valves.  Engraved:  “First Reg. Ms. Heavy Artillery July 1861”.

B359   Tenor Horn in Bb, Hall & Quinby, Boston, ca. 1875.  Side-action string-activated rotary valves.

 

Euphoniums and Baritones

B141   Euphonium in Bb, Gebrueder Alexander, Mainz, ca. 1885.  Three rotary valves.

B270   Baritone in Bb, H. N. White, Cleveland, ca. 1915, serial no. 33272.

B100   Euphonium in Bb, Joseph Higham, Manchester, ca. 1925, serial no.48685.  Engraved: “Patent Clear Bore. Lyon & Healy Sole Agents Chicago”.

B125   Euphonium in Bb of Czech origin, ca. 1925.  Engraved: “The New Jenkins Special” [Jenkins Importing Co., Kansas City, Missouri].

B319   Euphonium in Bb, Besson & Co., London, ca. 1925.  Engraved: “Prototype”.

B277   Baritone in Bb, Frank Holton, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 1931, serial no. 108574.

B268   Baritone in Bb, Frank Holton, Elkhorn, Wisconsin, 1941, serial no. 142789.