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  1. King, H. N. White, Bell Front Alto horn - 1936 - 1937

    Hi All,
    I haven't posted in quite awhile. I just acquired and restored a fun horn. A King, HN White, Bell Front, 1936-37 Alto horn, in F. It's a beautiful horn and even my amateur playing makes...
  2. Changes it from a normal bugle pitched in G when...

    Changes it from a normal bugle pitched in G when the valve is up. Down a 4th to D when the valve is depressed and locked. I have a finger button on the way. There is also a tuning slide, that I...
  3. Conn 86L Soprano bugle. Horizontal valve. Plays in G/D

    The horn was a barn find...really a shed find...some before and during pictures. I still have work to do but it's getting there.
    1938 CG Conn, Horizontal valve bugle. Soprano 86L. . Bell started...
  4. Conn 86L Soprano bugle. Horizontal valve. Plays in G/D

    The horn was a barn find...really a shed find...some before and during pictures. I still have work to do but it's getting there.
    1938 CG Conn, Horizontal valve bugle. Soprano 86L. The cleaned horn...
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    Eb Natural Trumpet

    Hi All, I've recently come into possession of an Eb Natural Trumpet. This is not a Baroque Trumpet, no holes.
    Are there any resources available for music that I can try with this horn?
    Thanks,...
  6. Thanks for the encouragement! I'm truly enjoying...

    Thanks for the encouragement! I'm truly enjoying my journey thus far.
  7. In the Bleak Midwinter - Rossetti/Holst - Eb Tenor Horn - CG Conn 1942

    piece played...Im very new at this! Obviously not ready for Carnegie Hall! LOL!

    https://youtu.be/XsFIJaGSh2g
  8. Thank you! I do have a lot to learn! Enjoying...

    Thank you! I do have a lot to learn! Enjoying it immensely!
  9. First Drive with a Conn Eb Tenor/Alto w/Wick 2A

    Only learning the horn, started only a few months ago. A few clunkers, but I'm just learning!
    https://youtu.be/7dG4PDwNaQk
  10. Thread: Help with ID

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    I just looked at a picture of a 2C....neat...

    I just looked at a picture of a 2C....neat horn....but the tubing coming off the 2nd valve is different than my horn.
  11. Thread: Help with ID

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    So many variables...it seems Conn had a new idea...

    So many variables...it seems Conn had a new idea every few years....I've heard British friends call them Squigly bits....Conn seems to change the squiggly bits alot!
  12. Thread: Help with ID

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    Great Info!! Thank you!

    Great Info!! Thank you!
  13. Thread: Help with ID

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    Please excuse my ignorance....i made a discovery...

    Please excuse my ignorance....i made a discovery this morning....
    Turns out that when comparing my Bb cornet to this horn,

    I was playing Do on the cornet......and So on the horn....both notes...
  14. Thread: Help with ID

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    Nothing on the leadpipe.

    Nothing on the leadpipe.
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    Thank You, Dennis!

    Thank You, Dennis!
  16. Thread: Help with ID

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    Thanks! This is helpful. Thr pic by Richard III...

    Thanks! This is helpful. Thr pic by Richard III shows an instrument that is more conical than mine and the amount of bell above the leadpipe is much greater. Different bells different coils...
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    Help with ID

    Hi All,
    I am not sure if I can post more than 1 image per post...I'm gonna try so that this question is all in one post.

    1st....is this a baritone horn....it has about 9ft of tubing and is...
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    Thanks for your speedy resonse.. I do know that...

    Thanks for your speedy resonse.. I do know that generally by May of 42, production was slowing down and for the most part stopped by the end of June. !nteresting piece of Conn history. I'd love to...
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    Engraving on Conn Baritone Horn

    1942 vintage CG Conn Bb Baritone horn....20 inches in length, 8.25 in bell.
    Serial number on Bell
    So called "Naked Lady" I think designed by Conn Engraver, Jake Osborne
    U.S. indicating a...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks!
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    Thank You!

    Thank You!
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    Thanks Richard...its got an alto/tenor horn...

    Thanks Richard...its got an alto/tenor horn mouthpiece in it now....i have a vintage baritone horn mouthpiece coming in. The horn is CG Conn 1942. I am having fun but It will be better on my lip...
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    Yes, But Bell up.7826 looks like a British...

    Yes, But Bell up.7826 looks like a British baritone.
  24. Is There a Way to Track a Military issued horn!

    Hi All,
    Did the U.S. Military keep track of military issued horns during WW2 ?
    Is there a record of who or to what band an instrument was issued?
    Perhaps by serial number?
    If so, how would a...
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    Darn, I could use that Bottom Valve Cap!

    Darn, I could use that Bottom Valve Cap!
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