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Double Bell Euphonium Player
American Alto Horns
1. Alto Horn, John F. Stratton, New York, 1895-1912, brass, piston valves, pearl caps on knurled buttons, missing cup to water key, bell has been previously straightened and has three cracks in the metal, uppermost section of tubing also has ruptures and is fragile, (Our #22574) $200.
2. Alto Horn, Joseph Bohmann, Chicago, c.1890, brass, 3 piston valves, the bell prettily engravd with a pair of birds, bell diameter 7-3/4", (Our #22754) $250.
3. Solo Alto Horn, Fritz Horst, Altona (Hamburg), c. 1900, brass with German silver mounts, 3 piston valves, bell-front alto, with bell dents, could use restoration to be playable, (Our #24919) $500.
4. Solo Alto Horn, M. SLATER, New York, c.1900, bell front, nickel plated brass, 3-piston valves, playable with nice recent repairs, (Our #24920) $700.
American Baritone Horns
5. Baritone Horn, M. SLATER, New York, 1880s, brass, 3 piston valves, requires restoration to be p[layable, (Our #24925) $300.
6. Bugle, ENGLISH, c.1920-40, unstamped, military bugle, copper with brass bell garland, lead pipe and guard, lead pipe is bent and split, (Our #24927) $75.
7. Bugle, Hawkes & Son, London, 1889-95, copper with brass garland, lead section, & mouthpiece, engraved: CLASS B/ HAWKES & SON/ Denman Street/ Piccadilly Circus/ LONDON, minor dents throughout, playable, (Our #25104) $150.
8. Bugle, Henry Potter & Co., London, non-keyed, copper with brass garland, length-270mm, good condition with minor dents throughout, bell stamped 1928 (possibly date of manuf.), with original mouthpiece, (Our #24461) $150.
9. Bugles, English, a pair of brass & German-silver military bugles, both with bell garlands; one with applied brass emblem depicting a crowned eagle with the initials ER & having a bell diameter of 113mm & length of 257mm, very good condition with some dent; the second with decoration & having a bell diameter of 116mm and a length of 245mm, with mouthpiece & in a poorer state with extensive dent, (Our #25761) $150.
10. Keyed Bugle, American, Anon., mid-19th century, 6-keyed bugle in copper with brass keywork, bell garland & lead-pipe, length: 18-1/2"; bell diam.: 6- 1/8", very good condition but for one touch broken off at end (second key in from the bell), needs a clean-up & pads, overall tubing length about 49.5", (Our #26039) $2,000.
Cornet Portrait
Cornets & Related Small Brass
11. Cornet, Henry Lehnert, Philadelphia, 1890s, silver-plated, bell extensively engraved, 3 piston valves, dents & much finish wear, missing one button; bell engraved: H.LEHNERT/ PHILA., (Our #23993) $300.
12. Cornet in Bb, J. W. PEPPER, Philadelphia, silver-plated, shepherd's crook, piston valves, some old dents, no case, no leadpipe, with mouthpiece, (Our #24936) $250.
13. Cornet in Bb, William Seefeldt, Philadelphia, c.1890, brass with with no bell garland, 3 piston valves, 2 lead pipes and mouthpiece, needs a bit of soldering but no major dents or frozen slides, overall very good condition, in its original leather carrying case, (Our #29175) $350.
14. Cornet in Bb, William Seefeldt, Philadelphia, c.1890, in brass, 3 piston valves, with original Seefeldt mouthpiece (mouthpiece st: J.LEVY'S/ MODEL; & W.SEEFELDT/ MAKER/PHILA); needs restoration, (Our #23730) $400.
15. Flugelhorn, GAUTROT-MARQUET, Paris, c. 1875, 3 piston valves, with pigtail crook, requires restoration to be playable, (Our #24937) $300.
Tenor Horns
16. Horn, Tenor, M. Slater, New York, 1875-1888, brass, 3 piston valves, bell diam.-9 3/4", length-25", original mouthpiece, needs complete restoration, (Our #23616) $250.
Household Helicon
17. Tuba in Eb, HENRY LEHNERT, Philadelphia, 1880s, engr: MANUFACTURED/BY/H.LEHNERT/PHILA; in German silver, 3 piston valves, some bell dent, spit valve sleeve missing, seamed tubing, (Our #24944) $750.
Other Brass
18. Horn, Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1921-30s, the bell garland engraved: ANTOINE COURTOIS FACTEUR DU CONSERVATOIRE 88 RUE DES MARAIS PARIS (XE) and the bell engraved Gaudet et Deslauriers/ Successeurs. silverplated with three coils and a 5x1/2in patch on the inside of the bell. Bell diameter: 10-1/2in. Coil diameter: 13-1/4in. Height: 17-1/16in., (Our #29022) $800.
19. Hunting Horn, French, c.1800, conical boxwood with integral cup mouthpiece & slightly flared bell with turned lip, length 350mm, bell diameter 64mm, in brown leather shaped case, excellent but for small chip to mouthpiece; very rare, (Our #22716) $950.