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Rare Martin/Decarlis Pocket Cornet

Placed: Apr. 15 '19: 3:00 pm   Views: 324 
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One of a kind pocket cornet conversion Martin by Nick Decarlis


Martin “Troubadour” • horn from 1931/built 2008

In the early 30’s, “streamlining” was in, and many cornets and trumpets reflected this trend with “low profile” designs having stretched-out proportions. Martin made both cornet and trumpet versions of the Troubadour. This conversion started out with a cornet (shown), but in the end utilized a trumpet bell, which was slightly smaller diameter (although the engraving was identical). The resulting design makes for a particularly small and compact pocket cornet. The photos show the final results, following silver plating.


Length (mpc. removed): 8.5”
Bell Diameter: 4.0”
Bore: .436

1500 Shipped to CONUS
Category: Miscellaneous
Item price: $1,500.00
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