A later SR Cornet by Boston. Note water key and lyre holder. Some plating gone on touches. Needs stringing on 1st valve. Minimal dings. Almost playable as is.
A string Rotary Cornet by Slater, NY, in Bb and A. Almost ready to play. Needs only stringing on 2nd valve and 3 valve screws. Dent on 1st valve crook. Brass lead pipe and bell section with nickle garland. The rest is nickle.
String Rotary Cornet by The Boston Musical Inst Manufy c.1865. In good condition. Valves are dried out and sticky Some dings on large bow and on bell edge. Lead pipe and MP included.
This String Rotary by M. Slater, 42 Cortlandt St., New York, is in near mint condition except for one sticky valve. Original or period MP.
An unnamed three valve Cornopean in excellent condition with the exception of three dings near the bell. One Ivory touch has been replaced with a metal one of similar design. Original case,lead pipe and MP.
One of the few times that I was fortunate enough to find an early Cornet in such good condition in the original case with all of the key changing attachments PLUS a hand copied music book. No lyre! Did he hold it in his hand? Even the key to the case. Wow!
A silver plated String Rotary Bb and A Cornet by Quinby before he joined up with Hall. Plating seems good in the place I hand polished. Quite a few dings but playable as is. Excellent valve action. *EXTRA* This horn its has original case with A crook, 2 lead pipes and 2 MPs. Nice.
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.
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.