An Eb Solo Alto Trumpet or Cornet by Besson, Paris Serial #5122. I'm guessing around 1890. All slides pull. Water key is tied down. No case, lead pipe or MP.
An early five key Boxwood Clarinet marked "B" on all section. This is one of very few that have come with what appears to be the original case. Neck has been pinned. Original MP. Length without MP is 23 inches. All springs are working. c.1835
Original patent model for a sliding door lock and latch by E.G. Kehoe in brass, retaining its original Patent Office Tag dated November 15, 1870, Patent No. 109,220. Together with a Certificate of Authenticity from the United States Patent Model Foundation.
The passage of the Patent Act of 1790 required that every application include a miniature working model of their idea...
Rare String Rotary Valve Trombone by Boston Musical Mfg. Co. Horn is in excellent condition.
S shaped Alto Horn patented by L. Schreiber around1 1875. Good condition except for strings. Length 119 inches, tip of bell to bottom. Bell is 8 inches. Original MP.
Over the head Centennial model Tenor Horn by Lenhert c.1875. Good condition except intact valve section needs re-attachment.
Sterling Silver Medicine Spoons by Blackinton, c. 1900. Fully marked. Perfect condition and in their own case. Closed, 3 1/2 inches. Open, 6 1/2 inches.
Bearing the hallmarks of noted London silversmith Thomas Chawner, this heavyweight meat skewer was made in 1777. It it is fine condition, with only minor signs of use. Rare today, such skewers are usually displayed on desks as paperweights and letter-openers, rather than for holding a cut of meat in place for dressing it.
This wonderful clock is believed to date from the Empire period and features a gilt and patinated bronze figure with stag, its original hand-painted decorations, and cast bronze mounts including griffins, urns and plaques. Condition of the movement is unknown. This clock most recently came from an Italian auction house, but we have no further details on provenance.
This New England ash burl bowl is not only powerful in its grace and appeal but is signed with hills and arrows. It is solid condition and measures approximately 14 inches in diameter and 5-1/4 inches in height. Late Seventeenth to early Eighteenth Centuries.
Single French Horn by Winter & Schoner, Linz c.1860. Good to very good condition. Valves work. Minimal denting. No case.
Single French Horn by A. Rompone Ditte Runite, Plaza n18c, Premato Stabil, B. Cazzanie, Milano, Esportrzione Mondials, Itaoly. Rotary valves. Bell joint dented but restorable. Original Mouth piece.
Civil war period inlaid Fretless 5 string Banjo with Eagle Brackets only 24 1/2 inches long. Set up, and in excellent condition.
An early, Square head 5 string Banjo with all original square tapered tuning nuts and Ivory tail piece. Strung with gut strings. No tears in the head. Set up and rady to play.
An early, Home made 5 string fretless Banjo needing restoration.
A small ladies parlor Guitar c.1850. Total length is 29 inches. String length is 19 1/2 inches. Matching tuning pegs. No frets after the 13th. MOP inlay. Very nice perfling. No case.
An unsigned mid 19th Century Parlour Guitar, friction pegs, set up to play. Crack in back, repairable. Length is 34 1/2 inches. No case.
The jarana or jarocha is a guitar-shaped fretted stringed instrument, from the southern region of the state of Veracruz, Mexico. Four courses of double strings.. The strings are usually nylon, although they were gut in the past. The body is somewhat narrower in proportion to a guitar; this is due to its direct lineage from the Spanish baroque guitar of the sixteenth century...