Cleveland The Cleveland by The HN White Co. Silver Cornet 1940’s Serial #C-48519

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Vintage cornet with 95% of the original silver plating!


This Cleveland “The Cleveland” silver cornet by The HN White Co. is in fabulous condition with 95% or more of the original silver plating and 95%+ of the gold wash bell finish. The cornet has a brushed silver finish and a gold wash bell accent. There is a patch along the lead pipe between the pinky hook and the water key on the inside of the horn. This model does have two spit keys. Please see pictures for details.  The serial number on the horn is “C-48519” making this a vintage 1945-1950’s horn. There is an “M” engraved below the serial number on the second valve casing. The engraving on the bell is beautifully clear and reads “The Cleveland Made By The HN White Co. Cleveland Ohio”. It comes in a replacement gig bag case with backpack straps which is in good conditionNo mouthpiece is included. This cornet has a beautiful sound and it plays wonderfully from top to bottom.  The valves are nice and quick.  It is well balanced in your hand and plays with lovely overtones.

Additional Information:
Instrument Condition: The overall physical condition of this used instrument is very good.
Playing Condition: This instrument is currently in excellent playing condition.
The Finish:
It has approximately 95%+ of the silver finish.
It has approximately 95%+ of the gold wash bell finish.
Player Wear: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings).
Valve Condition: All the valves are in good working condition and all of the tuning slides are loose.
Lead Pipe Condition: Medium general wear (visible lacquer or surface scratches and/or evidence of dent removal/repair).
Back Bell Bow Condition: Very light general wear (minor if any surface imperfections).
The Bell: No dents or evidence of bell edge damage.
Bell Diameter Approximately: 4 5/8 inches.
The Mouthpiece: No mouthpiece is included, or other accessories.
The Stand: If pictured, not included.
The Case: Good used condition (general wear with some edge wear and visible surface scratches).
Engraving: The Cleveland Made By The HN White Co. Cleveland, Ohio (on the bell) M (below the serial number on the second valve casing).
*Note: We do offer private appointments to test our high-end quality instruments, please contact us to schedule an appointment.

Additional information

Weight 20 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 17 × 11 in