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American Keyed Bugle, Henry Sibley, Boston, 1840

Auction:
2892B
Lot:
38
Sold for:
$39,975$32,500

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Auction:
Musical Instruments - 2892B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 22, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

American Keyed Bugle, Henry Sibley, Boston, 1840, in E-flat with eleven keys, the single-loop silver body, the gold cartouche at bell engraved Henry Sibley / Maker / BOSTON, 1840, the bell engraved Edward Kendall, the leadpipe engraved with foliate motif, with telescopic tuning shank, ordinary shank, two mouthpieces, leather case, and copy of the Newsletter of The American Musical Instrument Society, Volume 38, No. 2, in which the bugle is featured.
Estimate $12,000-16,000


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Keywords

Edward Kendall, Henry Sibley, Brass instruments, Bugle, Crook, Leadpipe, Shank, Sibley

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