Cornet. Nominal pitch: B♭.

Alternative Title

Cornet.

Instrument

Cornet

Instrument Family

Wind

Maker

Henry Distin

Place Made

London; Europe; England; United Kingdom

Date Made

Probably circa 1857

Description

Technical description: Corresponds to the "Perpendicular rotary cornet" in Henry Distin's 1857 catalogue. Silver-plated brass; two water-keys; no fitting for music card holder. Valve type: 3 rotary valves; cork buffers on rotors.

Notes

r.parks, 4.10.08.

Measurements

306; bell 130.

Provenance

ex- John Webb collection.; on loan to the Collection.

Collection

MIMEd

Accession Number

5840