CORNET by BESSON
Cornet by BESSON, F. (FONTAINE) BESSON, made in Paris (France) c. 1930.
Tubing of silvered brass, three Périnet valves.
One water key, two silvered brass crooks.
One silvered brass mouthpiece inscribed : BESSON/PARIS/5
Inscribed on the bell :
SYSTEME PROTOTYPE (in a wreath)
96, RUE D'ANGOULEME
66 HAUTES RECOMPENSES
6 GRANDS PRIX
MEMBRE DU JURY
Inscribed on valves : 16 / 17 / 18
On the second valve: F. BESSON / BTE SGDG / 85549
In original stamped F. BESSON box covered with black skin, purple velvet lining.
Length : 334 mm
Diameter of the bell : 119 mm