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My site devoted to Pocket Cornets and Trumpets:

My jazz performance site:

My site to promote the memory of legendary cornetist Bobby Hackett
and Bobby Hackett Tribute Concerts:

An amazing resource for learning about cornet designs, features and accessories. Search by maker, inventor, feature, patent date -- you name it.
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If you have a cornet or trumpet by F.E. Olds & Son (either Los Angeles or Fullerton, California), please register it at this website devoted to collecting data on the great instruments made by this company.  Click on the link below:

Sorry, I do not link to other collectors’ websites.

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c.1900 Lyon & Healy “Duplex” cornet with clever key change mechanism invented and patented by Julius Neumann.