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Jeweled Cornet by Conn, 1883

NMM 4572.  Cornet by C. G. Conn, Elkhart, Indiana, 1883

NMM 4572.  Cornet by C. G. Conn, Elkhart, Indiana, 1883.   Gold-plated, jeweled, ornately engraved. Conn frequently adorned his turn-of-the-century cornets and saxophones with multi-colored, mirror-backed glass "jewels."   Purchase funds gift of Margaret & Ray T. DeVilbiss, Vermillion, and Verna Lippert, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 1989.

Instruments representing major stages in the history and development of the world-famous Conn Company are featured in several display cases in the Museum's Everist Gallery.

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