Cornet. Brass with silver plating. Three Périnet piston valves. Socket for music card holder on third valve loop. Unusual forward-pointing main tuning slide. Mouthpiece and shank missing. Bell is stamped: TRADE MARK/DISTIN/patent Light Valve/BOOSEY & Co./MAKERS/295 REGENT STT/LONDON/16912/The Property of the/MECHANICS INSTITUTE & CLUB/BASINGSTOKE; Historic trumpet emblem also appears as part of this inscription. Stamp on second valve casing reads: TRADE MARK/DISTIN/18767; The numbers 13, 14 and 15 are stamped on the casings and valve caps of the first, second and third valves respectively. The letter E is stamped on the first valve slide.

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