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Title File Date Issue Date Inventor Company Number
Patent Rotary action cornet 0000-00-00 1854-07-04 C. H. EISENBRANDT Eisenbrandt 11215
Convertible saxhorn 0000-00-00 1858-01-26 C. H. EISENBRANDT Eisenbrandt 19187
Practice Mute 0000-00-00 1865-12-05 John F Stratton Stratton 51363
Duo-bore 0000-00-00 1866-02-13 HENRY G. LEHNERT Lehnert 52580
Machine for making branch tubes in cornet rotary valve casings 0000-00-00 1867-04-09 L.W. SPENCER Schreiber 63760
Machine for making branch tubes in cornet rotary valve casings 0000-00-00 1867-04-16 L.W. SPENCER Schreiber 63819
Schreiber OTS 0000-00-00 1867-05-07 LOUIS SCHREIBER Schreiber 64582
One piece instrument bow 0000-00-00 1867-11-12 ISAAC FISKE Fiske 70824
Piston actuated straight line rotary valves 0000-00-00 1867-11-12 ISAAC FISKE Fiske 59204
Box valves 0000-00-00 1872-04-09 BENJAMIN F. QUINBY Quinby Bros 125614
Piston actuated triangularly arranged rotary valves 1873-03-15 1873-04-29 ISAAC FISKE Fiske 138389
Securing top plates of rotary valves 1873-04-09 1873-06-17 GEORGE E. PARKER Slater 140069
Piston actuated equally spaced rotary valves 1873-06-18 1873-09-23 ISAAC FISKE Fiske 143134
Better valve windway angles and crooks replaced by quick change valve 1873-06-18 1873-09-23 ISAAC FISKE Fiske 74331
Centennial design 1874-05-28 1875-01-12 HENRY G. LEHNERT Lehnert 158594
Rubber cushion rim mouthpiece 1874-12-05 1875-02-23 Charles G. Conn Conn 160164
Improved rubber rimmed mouthpiece 0000-00-00 1877-05-08 Charles G. Conn Conn 190558
Four-in-one cornet 1877-01-17 1878-01-22 Charles G. Conn Conn 199516
The Blaikley compensating system 1879-03-12 1879-06-17 DAVID J. BLAIKLEY Boosey 216595
Equa true system 1879-09-17 1879-12-02 Charles G. Conn & Dupont Conn 222248
Modified Stoelzel valves 1881-04-02 1881-11-01 Charles G. Conn Conn 249012
top mounted bellcrank 0000-00-00 1882-10-03 JOHN HEALD Heald 265498
Scouring inside soldered brass horns with metal balls 1882-10-30 1883-10-09 HENRY DISTIN Distin 286398
Instrument Case 1882-09-23 1883-10-09 HENRY DISTIN Distin 286399
High, thumb-utilized Water key 1883-10-13 1884-03-25 JOHN HEALD Heald 295756
3rd valve slide straddling mouthpipe 1889-03-17 1884-12-02 HENRY DISTIN Distin 308655
Wonder valve design 0000-00-00 1886-06-15 Charles G. Conn Conn 343888
Connecting pipes between valves 1886-10-30 1889-05-07 Charles G. Conn Conn 402721
Valve front position for bell up instruments 1888-11-30 1889-06-18 Charles G.Conn Conn 405395
Interior brass tubing grinder 1888-06-06 1889-08-13 HENRY DISTIN Distin 408876
Valve windway arrangement 1889-03-20 1889-08-13 JOHN HEALD Heald 408972
BMIM tuning slide within key change slide 1889-07-25 1889-12-17 HENRY ESBACH Boston 417671
Hollow Rim Mouthpiece 1889-02-23 1889-12-17 HENRY DISTIN Distin 417413
Hollow MP walls 1889-03-28 1890-01-14 HENRY DISTIN Distin 419424
short mouthpipe, longer bell 1889-09-28 1890-04-22 J F STRATTON Stratton 426398
valve for pitch on tuning slide 1890-03-03 1890-08-12 JOHN HEALD Heald 434270
Marking rod to designate pull to A 1890-04-11 1890-12-16 Charles G. Conn Conn 442955
Duplicate air passages in valves depending on register 1890-06-07 1891-08-11 Fontaine Besson Besson 457337
Spring loaded first position 1889-10-14 1893-02-02 AUGUSTE MILLE Courtois 468025
Trigger trombone 1894-05-18 1894-12-11 FRANK A. LELAND Leland 530781
Key specific substitute Cornet bells 1895-02-13 1895-07-23 JOHN HEALD Heald 543015
Mouthpiece for musical instruments 1893-04-22 1896-03-24 William Leeder Leeder 556757
Keep water from upper valve spring 1897-10-04 1898-08-23 JULIUS J. NEUMANN Lyon $amp; Healy 609556
Slide stop rod for key change 1898-09-14 1899-02-28 JOHN HEALD Heald 620450
Duplex Cornet 1897-08-16 1899-04-11 JULIUS J. NEUMANN Lyon $amp; Healy 622820
No sharp bends in airway 1900-10-20 1901-03-19 FERDINAND A. BUESCHER Buescher 670365
Conn-queror 1900-09-27 1901-06-11 Charles G. Conn Conn 676029
Key change with push rod, pull hook, and stops 1902-02-09 1903-08-18 H. C. MARTIN Martin 736756
Improved cushion rim mouthpiece 1903-10-28 1903-12-22 Charles G. Conn Conn 747591
Alternate attached tubing and shank changing pitch 1904-06-07 1904-09-27 JOHN HEALD Heald 771012
2 bell cornet 1901-01-19 1906-03-06 Z. A. MEREDITH Meredith 814615
Device for bending tubing 1905-09-30 1906-05-01 William J. Herr Conn 819545
3 mouthpipe slides- tuning, key, &H/LP (Marketed by Buescher as Multi-Pitch Tuning) 1904-11-19 1906-07-17 FERDINAND A. BUESCHER Buescher 826473
double venturi mouthpiece 1905-04-29 1906-08-21 WILLIAM SEEFELDT Seefeldt 828979
Valve for cornets and band instruments 1905-03-10 1906-12-25 Willard Bryant, Newell L Thoma Bryant-Newell 839547
Improvement in 3rd valve tubing 1905-12-04 1907-04-02 Charles G. Conn Conn 848726
Mouthpipe slides inner in direction of air travel 1906-08-11 1907-06-11 HARRY B. JAY Jay 856642
Key changing slide 1906-01-08 1907-08-06 Charles G. Conn Conn 828273
Increasing bell metal width (Marketed by Buescher as the Split-No-Tone bell) 1907-07-18 1907-10-29 FERDINAND A. BUESCHER Buescher 869619
The Besson compensating system 1904-04-29 1908-05-05 T. G. EDWARDS Besson 886783
Improved bell 1907-04-27 1908-05-19 Charles G. Conn Conn 887921
Kazoo like mute 1908-07-09 1909-02-09 Charles G. Conn Conn 911940
Tube Bending Device 1908-08-08 1909-03-30 EDWARD J. BUTLER York 916530
tube bender and former 1906-08-29 1909-05-18 ISAAC S. DEMENT York, Assigned to 921677
Valve for Cornets 1907-08-02 1909-06-08 C.G.Conn Conn 923812
Rotary machine for steam and air 1908-02-13 1909-08-17 Charles G. Conn Conn 931038
Movable bell-front design 1908-02-13 1909-08-17 Charles G. Conn Conn 931273
Single port double valve 1908-07-07 1909-08-17 Charles G. Conn Conn 931039
Alternate Slide or Valve Section for Trombone 1907-08-14 1909-08-31 FRANK HOLTON Holton 932704
Open Tone cornet 1901-12-04 1909-11-09 Z. A. MEREDITH Meredith 939285
Slide-bearing for Trombones 1908-07-20 1910-05-01 SILAS J. SUMMERS White 959033
Curved inner slide brace reinforcement 1908-09-22 1910-05-17 HENDERSON N. WHITE White 958051
Cornet Mouthpiece 1910-02-07 1910-06-28 Taylor Taylor-Horn 962479
Internal valve spring star 1909-03-25 1910-07-05 EMIL K. BLESSING Blessing 963272
High and Low Pitch tubing loop 1910-01-11 1910-07-12 ALFRED JOHNSON York 963768
Slide bearing surfaces 1907-01-04 1910-10-04 JOSEPH L. DE GOOD White 971833
Slide lock 1908-06-29 1910-11-29 H. C. MARTIN Martin 977026
Slide stockings 1908-02-24 1910-12-06 HENDERSON N. WHITE White 977766
Key change rod limiting inward and outward travel of slide 1910-10-31 1911-09-12 HARRY B. JAY Jay 1003049
Between valve [1st-2nd and/or 2nd-3rd] pitch and key change 1905-06-26 1911-09-19 H. C. MARTIN Martin 1003931
New Proportion cornet 1908-03-09 1911-10-17 FRANK HOLTON Holton 1005972
In Slide tuning 1911-04-26 1912-04-02 George E. Riblet Riblet licensed by Olds 1021890
Valve for wind musical instrument, two tab guide of diff. width 1911-11-20 1912-04-16 William C Reid Elkhart Musical Instrumen 1023330
2nd version Open Tone cornet 1906-12-12 1912-08-08 Z. A. MEREDITH Meredith 1040372
Design for Cornet Mouthpipe 1912-06-15 1912-08-20 ALFRED J. JOHNSON York D42919
Easy playing mouthpiece 1912-03-30 1913-01-14 Charles G. Conn Conn115 1050344
GRBIC Brass Valves 1912-08-19 1913-03-11 EDWIN S. CONRAD Grand Rapids 1055445
In Slide tuning 1912-03-19 1913-05-06 ROBERT MIDDLETON Buescher 1060779
Adjustable perforated valve for key changing 1909-12-08 1913-05-13 Frederick W. Todt Conn 1061885
Cornet Design 1913-03-13 1913-05-27 Walter French French D44095
Incremental tubing wall thickness from mouthpiece receiver to bell 1911-02-06 1913-08-26 H. C. MARTIN Martin 1071526
Continuously Conical Bore 1912-09-03 1913-09-23 ERNST ALBERT COUTURIER Couturier 1073593
AL-TRU Cornet Layout 1913-05-05 1913-12-30 ALFRED J. JOHNSON York D45091
MOUTHPIECE 1913-09-29 1914-03-10 CHARLES E. STAGY Holton 1089876
Ornamental design for cornet (26A) 1914-02-21 1914-04-07 Charles G. Conn Conn D45555
Busch Patent for adjustable mouthpiece 1912-02-08 1914-05-05 FREDERICK BUSCH Busch 1095188
Asymetric cornet valve 1913-11-11 1914-09-29 Charles G. Conn Conn 1112120
New Proportion Cornet design 1914-02-09 1914-10-06 FRANK HOLTON Holton D46501
Rotary valve action for piston valves 1913-11-06 1914-10-06 James H Gardner Conn 1112444
Removeable mouthpipe for High and Low Pitch Filing date: Jul 21, 1914 0000-00-00 1915-05-11 MARK J. KALASHEN Kalashen 1139297
CORNET DESIGN 1915-03-11 1915-12-21 WILLIAM E. HIGGINS Holton D48319
Reversed mouthpipe slide 1912-03-21 1915-12-21 CARL L. W. NELSON Vega 1165278
Quick Change Vavlve 1914-06-08 1916-08-29 Walter French French 1196097
Brass Wind Instrument 1913-04-24 1916-12-05 WILLIAM C. KIDDER White 1206858
Bell tuning 1913-02-10 1917-02-06 HENDERSON N. WHITE White 1214625
Extending valve slide when tuning slide is drawn 1914-11-03 1917-03-06 Charles G. Conn Conn 1218057
Telescoping mouthpipe 1915-03-12 1917-07-03 CARL L. W. NELSON Vega 1232069
Trombone Counterbalances 1916-01-31 1917-08-07 FRANK HOLTON Holton 1236173
Micro tuning mechanism (80A) 1914-10-08 1917-09-08 Charles G. Conn Conn 1240177
Valve surface area removed 1917-02-03 1918-04-16 DAVID A. MCDONALD Lyon $amp; Healy 1263084
CORNET design 1918-04-27 1918-07-23 ERNST ALBERT COUTURIER Couturier D52207
Graduated, stepped tuning slide 1915-03-01 1918-08-27 HENDERSON N. WHITE White 1277012
King Master tuning 1915-05-06 1918-08-27 HENDERSON N. WHITE White 1277013
TRUMPET design 1918-04-27 1918-09-24 ERNST ALBERT COUTURIER Couturier D52473
Trumpet tuning 1919-01-25 1920-02-17 FRANK HOLTON Holton 1330806
Slide stocking design 1917-02-17 1920-02-17 Wm D. ACKLEY Holton 1330831
Die for making valve casings for instruments 1918-10-28 1920-07-06 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1345921
MOUTHPIECE FOR MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS design 1919-05-03 1921-04-12 ERNST ALBERT COUTURIER Couturier D57511
Conical bore trombone slides 1919-06-25 1921-07-19 ERNST ALBERT COUTURIER Couturier 1385202
Apparatus for calibrating and justifying parts of wind musical instruments 1919-06-02 1921-08-30 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1389348
Valve casing for a horn 1921-05-23 1921-08-30 Edward J. Gulick Conn D58226
Double horn 1921-05-24 1921-08-30 O. Dotson Conn D58727
Cork ringed mute 1921-05-14 1922-08-08 ERNST ALBERT COUTURIER Couturier 1425318
Manual disk valve 1921-05-14 1922-11-21 ERNST ALBERT COUTURIER Couturier 1436085
Mouthpiece for musical instruments 1920-05-05 1922-11-21 Frank Hurtt Hurtt 1436631
Short mouthpipe/smaller valve bore 1921-09-12 1922-12-12 ERNST ALBERT COUTURIER Couturier 1438363
Trumpet tuning 1921-07-23 1924-10-21 WILLIAM E. HIGGINS Holton 1512023
Piston valve star design 1923-07-30 1925-07-28 PETER TOTTLE Vega 1547272
Method of Electroplating Musical Istruments 1925-02-03 1925-08-04 CHARLES BELOUS Bruno 1548432
Knob position machine 1922-11-11 1925-10-27 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1559164
Milling machine for cross knobs for musical instruments 1922-11-01 1925-12-22 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1567005
Knob gauging machine 1922-11-06 1925-12-22 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1567005
Milling machine for musical instrument knobs 1922-10-30 1926-04-27 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1582870
Duplication of airway for smaller bore/shorter piston stroke 1925-05-09 1926-09-28 FERDINAND A. BUESCHER Buescher 1601555
Upside-down adjustable bell-front 1933-06-13 1927-04-05 JOHN HEALD Heald 1634355
slide tuning 1925-01-21 1927-04-12 FERDINAND A. BUESCHER Buescher 1624310
Removeable slide bearings 1926-10-27 1927-10-25 FERDINAND A. BUESCHER Buescher 1647079
Trombone counter weight 1924-02-18 1927-10-25 Edward D. Coe Conn 1647102
Slide Tuning for 'American Model' Trombone 1924-05-05 1927-12-13 FRANK HOLTON Holton 1652306
Slide Trombone configuration for bracing and adjustment mechanism for tuning-in-slide trombones 1925-12-29 1928-02-28 EARL WILLIAMS Williams 1661147
Internal Spring and Key 1927-03-13 1928-06-19 ALFRED J. JOHNSON York 1674398
Improved large horn bell (sousaphone) 1926-04-03 1928-09-18 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1684392
Improved rotation prevention for valves 1927-12-12 1929-06-11 Iddo E. Carlson Conn 1716917
Method for manufacture of musical instrument bells 1928-02-17 1929-08-13 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1724280
Stepped increases in tubing 1928-06-26 1929-09-24 ERNST ALBERT COUTURIER Couturier 1729568
Visible embouchure mouthpiece 1927-03-24 1929-12-17 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1740013
Horn reinforcing means (sousaphone) 1928-10-18 1929-12-17 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1739791
Trombone Slide Improvements 1929-08-05 1930-01-20 ALFRED J. JOHNSON York 1789589
Internal slide High and Low Pitch stops 1923-05-15 1930-01-21 EMIL K. BLESSING Blessing 1744519
Tuning slide actuating mechanism (triggered 3rd slide finger ring) 1928-07-19 1930-05-20 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1759824
Method for manufacture of curved and bent metal tubes 1928-06-29 1930-06-10 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1763582
Cushion for sousaphone on shoulder 1929-02-15 1930-06-10 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1762577
Method and means for shaping tubes 1928-02-08 1930-06-17 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1764561
One hand actuating of key changing valve 1928-07-19 1930-06-17 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1764562
Hand-Adapted Trombone Brace 1928-01-04 1930-11-25 EARL WILLIAMS Williams 1782452
Trombone Counterbalance 1929-05-10 1931-06-16 HARPER A. REYNOLDS White 1810086
Large external spring on valve 1930-03-26 1931-09-01 Reginald B. Olds Olds 1821397
Piston Valve Structure 1929-08-26 1931-09-01 ALFRED J. JOHNSON York 1821641
Lighter weight sousaphone 1930-05-06 1931-09-08 Edward J. Gulick Conn 1822025
Changing key on a bugle 1930-09-18 1931-12-22 Philip J. Burkle Conn 1837201
Tunable, extendable mute 1930-07-30 1932-04-26 LORENZO SANSONE Sansone 1855423
Valve Structure 1931-09-26 1933-08-15 Alfred J. Johnson York 1922685
Offset inner slides 1932-09-30 1934-03-13 Otis E. Beers Buescher 1951267
Double Cup Mouthpiece for brasswind 1933-12-13 1935-10-29 John Paraduba Paraduba 2018738
Stationary inner slide tube for trombone 1935-04-11 1935-11-19 Reginald B. Olds Olds 2021323
Reduction of Slide Wear 1934-03-22 1936-01-07 FRANK HOLTON Holton 2027340
Improved friction reduction 1936-09-01 1938-01-25 Reginald B. Olds Olds 2106327
Curved and inclined braces 1937-05-17 1938-04-05 Otis E. Beers Buescher 2113502
Design for a trombone 1938-02-17 1938-07-12 Reginald B. Olds Olds D110493
Strengthen valve block and eliminate braces and connections 1937-02-13 1938-10-04 E. B. TODT Buescher 2132329
Valve casing construction 1937-07-10 1939-11-28 Henri Selmer Selmer 2181346
York Airflow design 1939-11-24 1940-04-02 ALFRED J. JOHNSON York D119755
Mute 1940-08-01 1941-06-03 TM Koeder Koeder 2244205
Mouthpiece Puller 1940-10-11 1941-08-19 JOSEPHUS THOMPSON Grossman 2253411
Hollowed-out bearing surfaces 1941-01-18 1941-10-28 Reginald B. Olds Olds 2260723
Bakelite Trumpet 1941-06-19 1943-05-25 JOSEPHUS THOMPSON Grossman 2320202
Improvements to Bakelite Trumpet 1942-05-22 1943-05-25 JOSEPHUS THOMPSON Grossman 2320203
Waterkey 0000-00-00 1948-04-20 EARL WILLIAMS Williams 2439997
Side mounted trombone water key 1947-12-13 1950-12-12 Fred N. Meyers White 2533388
Piston top outer spring 0000-00-00 1952-10-07 Fred N. Meyers White 2612811
Valve or piston mechanism 1950-03-23 1954-01-12 Wohlrab Wohlrab 2665606
Piston/axial rotary valve 1953-10-02 1957-06-04 Z. A. MEREDITH Meredith 2794358
Slant-Rotor Tuba With Alterable 4th Valve Interval 1969-11-21 1972-08-29 Fred J. Marzan Marzan 3686995