Used 1913 Conn New Invention Circus Bore (Large Bore) in Lacquer with Original Case, Mouthpiece and Bb/A Slides

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SKU Conn New Invention Circus Bore Cornet 794
Weight 15.00 LBS
Height 12.00 (in)
Width 24.00 (in)
Depth 12.00 (in)
Shipping $35.00

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Used Early 1900's Conn New Invention Circus Bore (Large Bore) with Original Case, Mouthpiece and Bb/A Slides 


It's rare that we have the original case, mouthpiece, mute and replacement tuning slides for a cornet that is from this era! This horn features a very unique tuning slide wrap that you don't see much at all in modern horns. Although this instrument is still in great shape for it's age, it will definitely need some work done to the valves or a complete valve rebuild. 

Large Bore: 0.484"

Not pictured, but we also have the Conn mute that fits in this case included in this sale!

This horn is sold AS IS with no option of return. 

What Conn said in 1913:
The claim made for the New [Invention] Circus Bore Cornet is that it has a better and more correct scale throughout its entire compass, that it plays easier and has a bigger and more powerful voice-like quality of tone. That it is better balanced, handles easier and that its tone responds more quickly and more readily. The bell of this Cornet hang downward to prevent the free use of the performer's embouchure, and the performer can do more on the Circus Bore Cornet and last longer when doing it than with any other Cornet. The Circus Bore model was made in both high and low pitch and was produced from 1911 to about 1920.


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Also note weight indicated in the ad is shipping weight not actual weight of instrument.