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Kenneth G. Fiske Museum

 

Trumpets, Post Horns, Coach Horns, Cornetti

 

 

 

Slide Trumpets

B66    Trumpet of English origin, late 18th century, converted into a slide trumpet by William Phillips Ulyate, London, ca, 1830.  Double watch spring mechanism with crooks in C, D, E-flat, E, and F, mouthpiece bit, eighteenth-century German mouthpiece.

B173  Trumpet attributed to John Köhler, London, ca. 1835.  Double watch spring mechanism with crooks in C and E-flat.  Stamped “J. Distin” and made for John Distin.

 

Modern Slide Trumpets (Cornets)

B296  Trumpet, C. G. Conn, Elkhart, ca. 1923, serial no. 201530.

B68    Trumpet, H. N. White Co., Cleveland, 1940-1945, serial no. 220710.

B136  Trumpet of Italian origin, ca. 1980.  Engraved: “Adolf Lapini, Florence.”

B262  Trumpet, K.H.S. Musical Instrument Co., Taiwan, ca. 1980.

B313  Trumpet probably of Japanese origin, ca. 1985.  Engraved: “Mirage.”

B447  Trumpet, Weril, Brazil, ca. 1999.  Ser. No. D05184.

 

Natural Trumpets

B61     Trumpet of Austrian origin, ca. 1910.  Stamped: "Austria".

B35     “Fanfare” Trumpet, attributed to J. W. Pepper, Philadelphia, ca. 1910.  Stamped: “Pat. Oct. 29, 07, The Excelsior.”

B29     Trumpet of German origin, ca. 1915,  Engraved: “Inf. Regt. 81 Nr. 3.”

B34     “Fanfare” Trumpet (Cornet) of U.S. origin, ca. 1925.

 

Herald Trumpets

B450  Trumpet in Bb, Conn, Elkhart, 1929 (valve section), assembled at a later date.

B448  Trumpet in C, Pakistan, ca. 1990.

 

Cornetti

B2      Cornett of U.S. origin, ca. 1930.  Straight form.

B1      Cornett of U.S. origin, ca. 1930.  Curved form.

B362  Cornett of U.S. origin, ca. 1950.  Curved form.

 

Post Horns

B228 Post horn, Boehm & Meinl, Gartenberg, ca. 1970.  “Fürst Pless” model, three rotary valves.

B224 Post horn, Boehm & Meinl, Gartenberg, ca. 1970.  “Fürst Pless” model.

 

Coach Horns

B83   Coach horn of English or U.S. origin, ca. 1910.  Copper with integral mouthpiece.

B31   Coach horn, Conn Co., Elkhart, early 20th century.  Folded tube.

B32   Coach horn, J. W. York Band Instrument Co., Grand Rapids, ca. 1930.

B33   Coach horn, H. N. White Co., Cleveland, 1930-45.  Folded tube.

B85   Coach (tandem) horn, of English or U.S. origin, ca. 1935.

 

Keyed Trumpet

B172  Trumpet in Eb, Antonio Appurati, Modena, ca. 1835.  Five-keys.

 

Vienna-valve Trumpets

B76   Trumpet in Bb, Graves & Co., Winchester, New Hampshire, ca. 1845, serial no. 234.

B472 Trumpet in Bb, Graves & Co., Boston, ca. 1845, serial no. 272.

B471 Trumpet in Eb, E. G. Wright, Boston, ca. 1848.

B478 Trumpet in G of German origin with Vienna valves, ca. 1855.

 

Fanfare Trumpets

B63   Trumpet, H. N. White Co., Cleveland, 1940-1945, serial no. 248103.  Three Perinet valves.

B451  Trumpet in Eb, Anton Dehmals, Vienna, ca. 1950.  Straight form.

B463  Trumpet in Bb, Supton, Netherlands, 20th century.

 

Piccolo Trumpets

B493 Trumpet in G, Mark J. Kalashen, New York, ca. 1905.  In the form of a miniature cornet by Courtois, Levy model, probably imported.

B69   Trumpet in Bb, H. N. White Co., Cleveland, 1930-1935, serial no. 134283.  Made for Clyde McCoy.

B449 Trumpet in Bb, J. Persy, Brussels, ca. 1950.  Le Triomphe model, Four rotary valves.

B255 Trumpet in Bb, Martin Peter, Markneukirchen, ca. 1975.  Four rotary valves.

 

Echo Trumpet

B407  Trumpet in Bb, C. G. Schuster, Jun., Markneukirchen, ca. 1890.  Four rotary valves, the fourth valve opens a windway to the built-in metal mute.

 

Duplex Trumpet and Cornet

B367  Duplex horn by Dominic Callicchio, Los Angeles, ca. 1960.  Three piston valves and two bells with a valve switch for each bell.

 

Orchestral F Trumpets

B467 Trumpet in F, probably Eastern European or France, ca. 1880.  Mouthpiece shank in F, crooks for E, Eb, D, and C and coupler to lower the C crook for Bb.

B234 Trumpet in F, Emanuel Hüller, Graslitz, ca. 1900.  Three rotary valves.

B368 Trumpet in F, Distin Co., Williamsport, Pennsylvania, ca. 1904, serial no. 18477.  A rare American example of an orchestral trumpet.

 

Alto Trumpets

B477  Alto trumpet in Eb of German origin with Vienna valves, ca. 1865.

B77    Alto trumpet in Eb, Conn Co., Elkhart, ca. 1903, Serial no. 80655.  Engraved: “Pat. June 15, 1886”.

B97    “Normaphon” in Eb (in Saxophone form) by Richard Heber, Markneukirchen, sold by C. A. Wunderlich, Siebenbrunn, ca. 1925.  Piston valves.

 

Bass Trumpets

B474  Trumpet in Bb, Ferdinando Roth, Milan, ca. 1880.

 

Valved Trumpets

B476 Trumpet in G, E. G. Wright, Boston, ca. 1860.  Side-action rotary valves.

B425 Trumpet in Bb of German origin, ca. 1870.  Side-action rotary valves.

B70   Trumpet in C of German origin, ca. 1875.  Top-action string-activated rotary valves, engraved “R. Wurlitzer & Bro., Cincinnati”.

B406 Trumpet in Bb of German origin, ca. 1880.  Three rotary valves.

B71   Trumpet in Bb of German origin, ca. 1890.  Three rotary valves, engraved “F. Steinbach, Stuttgart.”

B74   Trumpet in Bb, W. Stowasser & Sons, Graslitz, ca. 1910.  Four rotary valves, engraved: “Fillmore Music House Cincinnati, O. Agents.”

B163 Trumpet in Bb, Vega Co., Boston, ca. 1915.  “Pea shooter” model.

B374 Trumpet in G, F. Besson, Paris, ca. 1916, serial no. 101458.

B75   Trumpet in Bb, probably of Italian origin, ca. 1920.  Three rotary valves.

B248 Trumpet in Bb, probably of Austrian origin, ca. 1920.  Three rotary valves.

B249 Trumpet in Bb, Franz Joseph Fuchs, Graslitz, ca. 1920.  Three rotary valves.

B325 Trumpet in Bb, Conn Co., Elkhart, ca. 1920.

B501 Trumpet, B-flat, Martin Co., Elkhart, Indiana, Superlative Model, serial no. 37791.

B252 Trumpet in Bb or A, A. K. Hüttl, Graslitz, ca. 1925.

B445 Trumpet in C, Millereau, Paris, ca. 1925.  Serial no. 5515.

B341 Trumpet in Bb, Buescher Co., Elkhart, ca. 1927, serial no. 191674.

B207 Trumpet in Bb, Conn Co., Elkhart, ca. 1928, serial no. 260794.  “New York Symphony” model 2B.

B258 Trumpet in Bb, Conn Co., Elkhart, ca. 1929, serial no. 270032.  “Victor” model 80A.

B318 Trumpet in Bb or A, E. A. Couturier, La Porte, Indiana, ca. 1930.  With half-step valve.

B435 Trumpet in Bb, Conn Co., Elkhart, ca. 1935.  Model 40B, serial no. 307930.

B231 Trumpet in Bb, Conn Co., Elkhart, ca. 1935, serial no. 4009.  Stamped “Cavalier”.

B232 Trumpet in Bb, Courtois Co., Paris, ca. 1935, serial no. M.L. 4943.

B72   Trumpet in Bb, Johann Sattler, Graslitz, ca. 1937.  Three push-rod rotors.

B273 Trumpet in Bb, Martin Co., Elkhart, ca. 1940, serial no. 53140.  “The Indiana” model.

B179 Trumpet in Bb, F. E. Olds & Son, Los Angeles, ca. 1940, serial no. 8874.  “Super Olds” model played by Mannie Klein.

B149 Trumpet in Bb, Conn Co., Elkhart, ca. 1948, serial no. 330233.

B204 Trumpet in Bb, Leblanc, Kenosha, ca. 1949, serial no. 12238.  Probably made by Couesnon, Paris.

B281 Trumpet in Bb, Buescher Co., Elkhart, ca. 1950, serial no. 87716.  “Tempo Bandmaster” model.

B165 Trumpet in Bb, F. E. Olds & Son, Los Angeles, ca. 1953-54, serial no. 119787.  “Recording” model made for Mannie Klein.

B271 Trumpet in Bb, Conn Co., Elkhart, ca. 1957, serial no. 663448.

B445 Trumpet in Eb, Besson, London, 1970, serial no. 47787.

B255 Trumpet in Bb and A, H. Ganter, Munich, ca. 1977.  Three rotary valves.

B469 Trumpet in C, J. Lidl, Brno, ca. 1980.  Three rotary valves.

 

Reproductions of Historical Instruments

B65    Jäger Trompete (triple-coil horn) attributed to Bohland & Fuchs, Graslitz, ca. 1920.

B304  Trumpet, Gebrüder Alexander, Mainz, ca. 1920.

B131  Trumpet of U.S. origin, ca. 1930.  Made in a Z shape as a reproduction of a medieval-period trumpet.

B226  Coiled (Jäger) trumpet, Gerald Endsley, Denver, ca. 1980.  Includes three fingerholes.