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Kenneth G. Fiske Museum

 

Over-the-shoulder Instruments

 

B266  Baritone or Bass in Bb, of French origin, ca. 1850-1870.  Saxhorn converted to an over-the-shoulder horn with three Berlin pumpen valves.

B358  Alto in Eb, probably German origin engraved “JHF/NY” (John Howard Foote, New York), ca. 1863.

B311  Soprano in Eb, attributed to John Stratton, New York, engraved "H. Dodworth, New York", ca. 1863.  Ex Elrod collection.

B353  Bass in Eb of American origin, ca. 1865.

B352  Baritone in Bb probably of German origin, stamped “E. Seltmann, Maker, Philadelphia”, ca. 1870.  Three Berlin pumpen valves.

B26    Tenor in Bb of German origin, ca. 1870.  Top-action mechanically-activated rotary valves.

B369  Soprano in Eb, John F. Stratton, New York, ca. 1870.  Top-action string-activated rotary valves.

B22    Soprano in Eb or D, Hall & Quinby, Boston, ca. 1872.  Four top-action "Allen" valves.  The fourth valve lowers each instrument of this set of seven by one-half step.

B23    Soprano in B or Bb, Hall & Quinby, Boston, ca. 1872.  Four "Allen" valves.

B24    Cornet in G or F#, Hall & Quinby, Boston, ca. 1872.  Four "Allen" valves.

B25    Alto in Eb or D, Hall & Quinby, Boston, ca. 1872.  Four "Allen" valves.

B27    Tenor in B or Bb, Hall & Quinby, Boston, ca. 1872.  Four "Allen" valves.

B28    Bass in G or F#, Hall & Quinby, Boston, ca. 1872.  Four "Allen" valves.

B30    Bass in Eb or D, Hall & Quinby, Boston, ca. 1872.  Four "Allen" valves.

B308  Soprano in Eb, Martin, Pollman & Co., New York, ca. 1875.  Top-action string activated rotary valves.

B371  Soprano in Eb attributed to Stratton, ca. 1880.  Engraved:  “John Church, Jr, Cinn., O.”  Top-action string-activated rotary valves.