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Trumpet in B-flat

Three side-action rotary valves.


Embossed medallion on bell: GEBR. / ALEXANDER / MAINZ / W. GERMANY


Before about 1998, Robert Sheldon, Moultonborough, New Hampshire; by about 1998, sold by Sheldon to Robert M. Hazen, Bethesda, Maryland; 2012, gift of Hazen to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 28, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Robert Hazen

about 1920

Object Place

Mainz, Germany


Length x width: 44 x 18.5 cm (17 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.) Bell diameter: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Brass, nickel silver


Musical Instruments


Musical instruments, Aerophones