A String Rotary Bb Cornet marked "Lyon and Healy, Chicago" Horn is in very good condition except for dent on bell crook. One valve needs re-stringing.
A String Rotary Cornet by Lehnert, Phila. Could be in "C". Excellent condition. Needs stringing. Screw type lead pipe adjuster need re-soldering. Early MP.
M.Slater Sr Cornet set up and ready to play. Slides and valves working well. Original MP. Very good restored condition.
This beautifully chased and repoussé cane handle is marked P P and engraved J J B Feby 14th 1888. Length measures approximately 3 15/16 inches, height approximately 2 inches, diameter of the ferule, the area where the cane is attached, approximately 7/8 inches. Condition: there is a file mark at one end (see photo) where a pawn broker(?) must have tested for gold and the supporting substance (filling) is crumbling a bit, otherwise in fine estate condition.
An Eb clockwork rotary Cornet by Michael G. Pfaff of sewing machine fame c.1850. Horn is in Fair-Good condition considering its age. Original pigtail and MP. Two piece bell Crook. Garland. Valves turn. No case.
SC Cornet by Peerless, London Serial #12,xxx, Letter "N" on 2nd valve casing. Double Spit, working. Dings on bell. Squarish case.
Rare conical bore Cornet by Gautier, LaPorte. Serial #2,xxx. Horn is in excellent condition with strong valve response. One pro repair on 2nd valve crook. Tuning slide pulls. In a KING Case.
An early shepherd Crook Cornet by Henry Forveille in original wood case. Lead pipe is loose. Extension lead pipe, Mp and original lyre are included. Valves work very well. Slides pull. Water key nipple absent. Brass touches.
A String Rotary Cornet by Slater, NY which might be in C. Garland on bell. Overall condition is good with dings and patch on bell crook. Valves are sticky form lack of use. MP by Boston MIM.
String Rotary Cornet in "C" by Fiske. Restored by Robb Stewart.
A string rotary Cornet in "A" and "Bb" by E.G. Wright, Boston. Two professionally done patches do not detract form the otherwise extraordinary condition of this instrument. No case.
A Silver plated, String Rotary Cornet by W.F. Seefeldt, Phila around 1862. Brass lever section with MOP touches. One valve is not strung, the other two have quick response and good action. Engraved all over.
A two valve Cornopean by Piatet, Lyons who worked from 1843-1868. Ivory caps, one is partial. Original case with eleven Lead pipes, pigtails and extensions, although the case was built to hold only nine. all are marked with solfeggio symbols. This horn will require extensive polishing in certain areas due to an exposure at some time to as acidic atmosphere. The horn is in otherwise good shape with very little dinging. Valves are working. Questions will be answered by email.
Brass with original carpet covering, carriage or early automobile hot water heater in very good original condition, circa 1910. 26-1/2" long, 8" wide, 3-1/4" thick. We accept time payments and quantity discounts, ** WE GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF OUR MERCHANDISE AS REPRESENTED. MEMBERS OF: THE ANTIQUES COUNCIL, THE CAPE COD ANTIQUE DEALERS ASSOCIATION (CCADA). **
On the bell "Improved Cornopean, 1270 Kohler Maker Henrietta St.Covent Gardens, London" Very good condition, as are original case and accessories, which consist of one extension crook, 2 pigtails marked "G" and "Ab" and two lead pipes marked "A" and "Bb" and MP.
Rare Square Valve Cornet by Hall and Quinby, Boston. Patent date is 1872. Original case with all parts in place. Dent on bell crook, otherwise in good condition.
This echo Bell Cornet by Butler epitomises the height of the Echo bell period. Beautifully hand engraved all over and in very good condition. Water key requires spot soldering. Dent in bell crook.
A rotary Valve Echo Bell Trumpet in either "A" or "Bb" with detachable echo bell, needing re-soldering. Makers name shows as Oscar Gaesel, Markenkichen Sa. Horn is in good condition with denting on one portion of bell .