A rotary Valve Bass Trumpet by The Boston Musical Instrument Mfg. Co. Very good condition and playable. Patch on bell edge. No case or MP.
A three coil hunting horn, full rapped, by Gautrot, Paris in excellent condition. No MP. 10 1/2 inch bell.
A single French by Guiseppe Pelitti, Milan from around 1850. Decent condition and easily restorable to playing condition. Just needs surface work. Minimal denting, and valves move.
Single French Horn with mechanical rotary valves by Leopold Uhlmann, Vienna (on garland) mid 1800s. No case. Condition is good to very good.
A very rare Hurdy Gurdy Banjo. Small handle turns an inside rod upon which is a circle of plectra which brush against a single Banjo, string which responds off of the skin by means of in improvised bridge. Every part is original with th the exception of the bridge, which I carefully adjusted. Some plectra need to be replaced. Notice the Shield brackets..
Civil War period "Pony", small five string fretless Banjo on half a Coconut shell with Eagle brackets. Set up and in excellent, playing condition.
An early Fretless five string Banjo with a Brass fingerboard with frets marks etched in. Nice decorative inlay above the Brass. Ebony tail piece. Replaced hooks and nuts. Skin is good. Set up to play.
An early Fretless five string Banjo with Eagle Shoe brackets and tapered nuts, all original. Skin is good. Inlaid fret markers. Set up to play. High action. Brass Owl in head.
A seven coil Post Horn used as a Signaling horn. Original mouth piece. No case. In very good condition. c.1860. Total of aprox. 113 inches.
A rare double neck parlor guitar by Martin Stoss, Vienna, 1820, so labeled. In good condition and playable, now strung with gut strings. Length of strings on the longer neck is 25 1/4 inches, and on the short neck, 13 inches. One piece back.
An interesting piece of Violin history. The hollow neck and brass fingerboard end in a Horn in order to further amplify the Violin sound. On the end of the brass fingerboard is printed "PATENTED May 5 1856" Violin is an average German with a one piece back.
Over the shoulder Tenor Horn, SR by John Stratton, NY. Horn is in good condition and almost ready to play. Bell Garland.
Over the shoulder String Rotary Alto Horn by Graves. Ready to play. Bell garland. Restored. Good valve action. Nickel finish.
Civil War OS String rotary Trumpet by unknown maker. In perfect playing condition, Bell garland, Ding on first slide bow. Length is 21 inches, and bell is 4 1/2 inches .
Eb over the shoulder Eb Trumpet, mechanical rotary, by John Church Cinn Ohio. Mechanically perfect, one ding. Bell garland.
Serpent, usually referred to as "Russian Bassoon" in good condition. Wood and Brass.
Traditional Serpent by Russian maker Fandur c.1820. Good condition. Photo reprint is used here, so some details my not be exact.
An upright Serpent by Forveille c.1830. Wood bell (cracked) and body with additional copper body. Forveille operated in Paris from 1824-1839 and is the inventor of this model.