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Old BESSON cornet
Apr 25th, 2020 at 12:39am
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Hi all,
I have an old BESSON cornet
Engraving on bell says
FB
BESSON
made in
ENGLAND
International

Serial number is 468480
Can anyone please help me date it?
It plays and sounds awesome
Cheers
Trev
  
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Re: Old BESSON cornet
Reply #1 - May 3rd, 2020 at 1:52am
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As you can see, our serial number list we have here is quite useless for your number. I did find one reference to #580k being from around 1976 so perhaps yours is from the early 1970s. I have read that they are great cornets but never tried one myself.
  
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