B Cornopean

A Cornopean is the predecessor of te cornett. The valves are of the Stoelzel type, the predecessor of the now common Perinette valve. This old instrument had severe damages, but has now been restored. The Stoelzel valves are known to have a not too ideal airflow, neverthelesss, the instrument plays well.

Stoelzel valve
Other informations
Build by: Unknown, but likely to be European continent
Year of manufacture: ca 1860
Materials: Brass, no lacquer.
Condition: Ready for use.

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