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Hunting horn, cor de chasse. Brass body and garland with nickel silver-plated maker's plaque and mouthpiece receiver. Three coils. Curved stays link bell and mouthpipe to coils. Mouthpiece missing. Stamped around bell garland: RC DE L'ETOILE A PARIS; The letters PB are stamped on the maker's plaque. Stamped beneath the plaque: BREVETE

The maker of this instrument, François Périnet, was the inventor of the modern piston valve used extensively on trumpets and brass band instruments in Britain and America.

Hunting horn, cor de chasse. Brass body and garland with nickel silver-plated maker's plaque and mouthpiece receiver. Three times coiled in circular formation. Curved stays link bell and mouthpipe to coils. Stamped around bell garland: RC DE L'ETOILE A PARIS; The letters PB are stamped on the maker's plaque. Stamped beneath the plaque: BREVETE

The maker of this instrument, François Périnet, was the inventor of the modern piston valve used extensively on trumpets and brass band instruments in Britain and America.

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