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CGO Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Little Scout Conn, C.G. Conn, C.G. bugles student 1919-1925 private communication
Mastertone Bohland & Fuchs E flat Sousaphone professional? after 1911 Jean-Pierre Malo (info on instrumen
American Make Lyon & Healy brass c.1913 Music Trade Review
Libratone Couesnon & Cie trumpet eBay
Tru Tone Buescher cornet eBay.com
Jazz Speedster Lyon & Healy Lyon & Healy trumpet 1926- Music Trade Review
Epoch Buescher Buescher early 1900s pryorphone
Feature Wurlitzer Wurlitzer cornet early 1900s horn-u-copia.net
Regent Boosey & Hawkes Boosey & Hawkes alto horn c.1934 horn-u-copia.net
Vibratone Couesnon & Cie cornet 1900s horn-u-copia.net
La Porte Lyon & Healy Kenton
Epoch Buescher Buescher early 1900s pryorphone
Feature Wurlitzer Wurlitzer cornet early 1900s horn-u-copia.net
Artiste Lyon & Healy Kenton
Art Pedler; Harry Kenton
The Yankee Kalashen mellophone horn-u-copia.net
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
20th Century Pepper; J.W. ? Pepper; J.W. cornet 1900s horn-u-copia.net
Del Negro Model Holton; Frank Holton; Frank bass horn c.1914 catalog
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
Distin; Henry Pepper; J.W. valve trombone ca. 1883 horn-u-copia.net
Superior Fischer; Carl cornet c.1880 horn-u-copia.net
Artist Seltmann; Ernst Theodor baritone -1906 horn-u-copia.net
Monarch Wurlitzer; Rudolph Baritone horn horn-u-copia.net
Class A Artist Williams; R.S. Baritone horn Kenton
Royal Artist Bruno; C. tenor horn Kenton
Couturier Lyon & Healy tenor horn c.1923 Kenton
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
Perfecta Trueline Boosey & Co. Boosey & Co. trombone private communication
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
The Dictor Hawkes & Son? Hawkes & Son? euphonium professional? c.1900 eBay; Mike Keller
Excelsior Sonorsus Hawkes & Son euphonium? c.1900 Mike Keller
The Profundo Hawkes & Son Brass early 1900s? Mike Keller
DeLuxe Sterling Horn-u-copia.net
Perfecto King cornet c.1913-1915 Horn-u-copia.net
New American Distin; Henry brasswinds Horn-u-copia.net
Lamars; L. & Co. Richards; J.G. Co. Horn-u-copia.net
Willard Martin/Indiana Instrument Cornet Chris Tyle
Symphony Grand Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. trumpet c.1937 Fluegelhorn
Goldenrod Grinnel alto horn c.1900 Horn-u-copia.net
Monarche Lyons Musical Instrument Co. Lyons Musical Instrument Co. brasswinds Horn-u-copia.net
Imperial Boosey & Hawkes tenor horn Horn-u-copia.net
Schubert; Karl Jenkins eBay
Noblet Courtois Kenton
American Artist Progressive
A. Feullard Progressive Kenton
20th Century Progressive Kenton
Chieftan Dyer cornet c.1900 Kenton
New Ideal Leland; S.R. & Son tenor horn; trombone ca. 1880 eBay
Diamond [Austria] Dyer; W.J. & Bro. alto horn; cornet c.1893 Pryorphone; ebay
Adams Special Adams & Son trumpet early 1900s Horn-u-copia.net
Master Boehm and Meinl Fischer Mike Keller
Marzan Wilson Mike Keller
Marzan Bohn and Meinl 19 inch tubas Mike Keller
Regimental Line Lyon & Healy baritone c.1900 eBay
Norma Heber; Richard Oskar trumpets; trombones; french horns professional -1938 Ines Ann Heber
Maestro Keefer Keefer brass mouthpiece professional c.1923 catalog
Wagnerphone Keefer Keefer sousaphone (bell-front bass) professional c.1923 catalog
Optimus Keefer Keefer E flat bass horn professional c.1923 catalog
Oxford Keefer Keefer baritone horn professional c.1923 catalog
Side-action Keefer Keefer baritone horn professional c.1923 catalog
Dansharmonic Keefer Keefer trumpet professional c.1923 catalog
Philharmonic Keefer Keefer trumpet professional c.1923 catalog
Milharmonic Keefer Keefer trumpet professional c.1923 catalog
Cabaret Caliber Keefer Keefer trumpet; trombones; cornets; etc. professional c.1923 catalog
Robusto Keefer Keefer B flat tenor horn professional c.1923 catalog
Empress Keefer Keefer alto horn professional c.1923 catalog
Narrow-Gauge Keefer Keefer valve trombone professional c.1923 catalog
Septor Keefer Keefer trombone professional c.1923 catalog
Grenadier Keefer Keefer cornet professional c.1923 catalog
Stentor Keefer Keefer trumpet professional c.1923 catalog
Eclipse Leland & Son Leland & Son band instruments c.1890 catalog
Royalist [Czechoslovakia] trumpet eBay
New York Symphony Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. trumpet 1925-1937 catalog; Fluegelhorn
True-Tone Buescher Buescher 1913 catalog
Renab Bauer; George Bauer; George strings; brass c.1897 catalog
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
Acme Pollmann Pollmann brass professional c.1879 catalog
Acme model Boosey & Co. Boosey & Co. brass eBay
Solbron Boosey & Co. Boosey & Co. brass eBay
Martin Freres Pollmann woodwinds c.1894 catalog
Artist Pollmann? Pollmann brass and strings professional c.1879 catalog
Professional Pollmann? Pollmann brass professional c.1894 catalog
Light Action Pollmann? Pollmann brass c.1894 catalog
Ideal Whaley Royce & Co. Whaley Royce & Co. eBay
Regent Vega M.I. Holmes
Empirebrass [India] brass modern reproductions c.2005 eBay
Triumphal Vega Co. Vega Co. trombone; cornet 1917- eBay; horn-u-copia.net
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
Silvertone Montgomery Wards Inc. Internet
Silver Tone White; H.N. or Blessing Sears; Robuck & Co. Internet
Magnetic [Milwaukee; WI] brass OLDLOU
Imperial [Toronto; Canada] cornet OLDLOU
Buckingham [Crown and eagle] [English] cornet 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
Conical bore [Also description of instrument] catalogs
Conical Bore Couturier cornets and trumpets artist 1918-1924 OLDLOU
Thibouville freres Ullmann; C. woodwinds c.1909- NLI
Pourcelle; Henry Holcomb; J.R. & Co. cornet 1901 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
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
Bach; Vincent Czech. Mus. Co. brasswind mouthpieces professional c.1930 catalog
Bach; Vincent Bueg. & Jac. brasswind mouthpieces professional 1931 catalog
3 Star Cundy-Bettoney Cundy-Bettoney metal clarinet eBay
Wurlitzer American Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1919-1925 private communication
Wonderphone Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1910-1948 catalog; 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
Victor Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1924-c.1937 catalog; Fluegelhorn
U.S. Bettoney Bettoney metal clarinet military use CBB
Twentieth Century Mouchel; C.A. Pepper; J.W. brasswinds amateur 1897 catalog
Tourville & Co. Sears & Roebuck w&b c.1900 NLI; Sears catalog
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
Surprise [Austria] Pepper; J.W. cornets and trombones amateur 1897 catalog; Horn-u-copia.net
Superior [Elkhart] Czech. Mus. Co. saxophones and brasswinds student c.1930 CBB; catalog
Super Olds; F. E. brasswinds 1900s NLI
Standard Slater; M. brasswinds and percussion 1915 catalog
Special Olds; F.E. brasswinds 1900s NLI
Special [Paris] Haynes; John C. brasswinds 1889 catalog
Soloiste Besson [France] Fils D E. T. brasswinds 1893 catalog
Silver King White; H.N. brasswinds c.1920- NLI
Royal [European] Czech. Mus. Co. brasswinds c.1930 catalog
Rosebrook Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1919-1929 private communication
Rexcraft Czech. Mus. Co. bugles amateur c.1930 catalog
Rexcraft Buglecraft bugles NLI
Rex Buglecraft bugles NLI
Revere [Paris and also England] [U.S. government] metal clarinet student CBB
Revelle Master [Italy] metal clarinet eBay
Revelle Master [Italy] saxophone eBay
Reliable 1 Fischer; Carl brasswinds c.1926 catalog
Regent [White; H.N. or possibly Reynolds] Ohio Band Instrument metal clarinet; trombone student CBB; eBay
Recording Olds; F.E. brasswinds 1900s NLI
Rainbow Pan American Pan American mellophones NLI
R & H Reiffel & Husted w&b c.1916-c.1930 NLI
Professional Grade Meinl; W. & Co. Meinl; W. & Co. brasswinds professional c.1890 catalog
Prize Pepper; J.W. Pepper; J.W. brasswinds 1897 catalog
Pourcelle; Henri [import] Bruno; C. w&b c.1890-c.1920 NLI
Perfection Bruno; C. w&b T.N.W.I.M.; eBay
Perfected Wonder Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1906 private communication
Perfected grade Pepper; J.W. or Mouchel; C.A. Pepper; J.W. brasswinds 1897 catalog
Peerless Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds and percussion amateur 1915 catalog
Pan American Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1919-1931 private communication
Orthotone Monnig; Otto flutes professional -1943 NLI
Orchestral Distin Distin brasswinds professional catalog
Opera HN Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Opera Grand Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1921-1930 catalog
Nonpariel Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds amateur 1915 catalog
New York Wonder Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. cornet 1900- private communication
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 Symphony Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1926-1933 private communication
New Wonder Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1889- catalog
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
New Star Besson Fischer; Carl brasswinds catalog
New Perfection Jenkins; J.W. brasswinds c.1922 catalog
New Era Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1927-1941 catalog; private communication
New Desideratum Besson Fischer; Carl brasswinds catalog
New Creation Besson Fischer; Carl brasswinds catalog
New Champion Lyon & Healy w&b NLI
New Century Diston; Oliver & Co. Distin; Oliver & Co. w&b NLI
New American Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1889 catalog
New ?? Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds amateur 1915 catalog
National Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional - c.1912 catalog
Musicraft [import] [U.S. government] w&b NLI
Monster Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. tuba professional c.1900 catalog
Monopole Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Marvel [imported] Filmore Music House alto hron 1905- NLI; eBay
Marceau [Czechoslovakia] Sears & Roebuck brasswinds student? c.1900 NLI; catalog
Lyric [Czechoslovakia] Wurlitzer brasswind c.1900 Fiske Museum
Little Scout Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. bugles student 1919-1925 private communication
Light Action Lyon & Healy brasswinds amateur c.1896 catalog
Leader Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. cornet professional 1886 catalog
Lavelle; Henri [import] Grossman Music Co. w&b 1921-c.1945 NLI; T.N.W.I.M.
Latest Mouchel; C.A. Pepper; J.W. brasswinds 1897 catalog
L Orpheon Deplaix; Emile woodwinds 1881- NLI
King Master White; H.N. White; H.N. cornet c.1900 eBay
J.H.F. Foote; J. Howard brasswind mouthpieces 1893 catalog
Jumbo Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. tuba professional c.1900 catalog
Jenkins Special Jenkins; J.W. w&b c.1922 catalog
International Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1919- private communication
Inspiration Lyon & Healy brasswinds NLI; eBay
Innes Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. trombone professional c.1900 catalog
Indiana M.B.I.C. trombone 1938- Farrar; eBay
Ideal Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds & percussion amateur 1915 catalog
HN Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Hilleron; A. Haynes; John C. brasswinds 1889 catalog
Highest Grade Distin Distin brasswinds professional 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
Gunckle; Henry [Paris] Jenkins; J.W. b&w c.1922 catalog; Mike Keller
Guilbaut Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. brasswind mouthpiece professional c.1912 catalog
GMN Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Giant Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. tuba professional c.1900 catalog
Gem Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds professional 1915 catalog
Gautrot-Marquet Gautrot aine woodwinds professional 1845-1884 NLI
Frisco Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1926-1941 private communication
Francais [France] [U.S. government] woodwinds NLI
Fidelity Volkwein Bro. brass winds 1905- NLI; T.N.W.I.M.
Excelsior Zoebisch; C. &. A. Sons Zoebisch; C. &. A. Sons brasswinds 1878 catalog
Excelsior Coleman; Harry Missenharter; Charles brasswinds c.1880-1894? catalog; Horn-u-copia.net
Eureka Foote; J. Howard brasswinds 1893 catalog
Euterpe Tonk; William Bro. cornet c.1891 NLI
Eterna Getzen trumpet eBay
Elkhart Band Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1930-1948 private communication
Eclipse Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds professional 1915 catalog
Easy Playing Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswind mouthpiece c.1900 catalog
Dumain Grossman; Henry w&b 1921- NLI
Drum Major Buglecraft Inc. bugles NLI
Desideratum Besson Fischer; Carl brasswinds catalog
Dampier forgery; brasswind NLI
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
Connstellation Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. braswinds 1949-1955 private communication
Concert Grand Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds 1921-1932 private communication
Common Sense Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswind mouthpiece c.1900 catalog
Classroom Pan American Pan American brasswind student NLI
Classroom Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds student c.1900 catalog
Champion Deluxe [import] Grossman Music Co. w&b 1921 NLI
Champion [import] Grossman Music Co. w&b 1921- NLI
Champion Slater; M. Slater; M. brasswinds amateur 1915 catalog
Champion Pan American Pan American cornets & trombones NLI
Champion [Austria] Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional- c.1896 catalog; eBay
Challenge Superior Courtois Foote; J. Howard brasswinds amateur 1893 catalog
CGO Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Calura tin w&b NLI
Cabot; Andre [France] woodwinds NLI
Brevet [?] Besson [France] Fils D E. T. brasswinds 1893 catalog
Boy Scout Buglecraft Inc. bugles amateur NLI
BO Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
BN Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Belmore Frank; William w&b 1910-c.1950 NLI
Beau Ideal Higham? Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional c.1896 catalog; eBay
Ballroom Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1927 catalog
Armee Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Artist Special Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. trombone 1939-1941 private communication
Artist Model Jaubert; F. & Co. Lyon & Healy brasswinds professional c.1896 catalog
Artist Model Couesnon & Co. Couesnon & Co. w&b professional c.1912 catalog
Artist Model Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. brasswinds c.1927 catalog
Artist Coleman; Harry Missenharter; Charles brasswinds c.1880 catalog
American Standard Lehnert; H. tuba student 1876- CBB; NLI; Horn-u-copia.net
American Professional Buescher Lyon & Healy brasswinds and saxophone c.1930-1950 NLI and eBay
American Prep Frank; William Co. w&b student 1934- CBB; NLI
American Model Fischer; Carl brasswinds c.1926 catalog
American Legion Czech. Mus. Co. bugle amateur c.1930 catalog
American Knight [import] brasswinds NLI
A.E.B.I.C. [import] brasswinds NLI
American Favorite Pepper; J.W. cornet amateur c.1902 NLI; catalog
Amateur Foote; J. Howard brasswinds amateur 1893 catalog
Alloo Conn; C.G. Conn; C.G. trombone 1919-1924 private communication
Alcazar Williams Bros. cornets c.1920-1930 NLI
Abbott Premier [European] Bueg. & Jac. w&b 1931 catalog
Abbott [European] Bueg. & Jac. w&b & brasswind mouthpieces 1931 cataog
Lehrer, JF Lehrer, JF helicon French Horn 1939? David Richoux
Gorden, Hamilton, Importer Cornet made in Germany high Grade
Excel Cornet Medium Grade
Whittle Whittle Pan American Trumpet Student 1934 Marty Taylor


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