By taudeicomcorn1986 Follow. Make Offer - Besson Kanstul Meha C Trumpet. The Besson student instruments continue to be manufactured in the factory near Delhi, in India, under the supervision of specialists from the Buffet Crampon Group.[1]. Olds and Son about 35 years ago, there was very little known about the early years of this company. Besson Trumpet Models . The serial number is 401000. From 1983 onwards, you may calculate the date of manufacture by adding 50 to the two digit prefix of the serial number. Many T … read more Vintage Besson Trumpet 50 Medals of Honour London, Paris, New York w/Case +$65.57 shipping. Besson Serial Number List Serial number 968GS about Buffet vs. Pre-Buffet Besson serial numbers: I am happy to answer your question regarding the new Besson euphonium serial numbers. In 2006, at the initiative of its CEO, Paul Baronnat. Very nice & extremely old cornet / trumpet "Besson Paris" Serial number 6209! 0 bids. The most common serial list would be from Horn-u-copia which you can check out for a full list , or the Rob Stewart list. $59.00 shipping. BESSON / ``Prototype'' / 198 EUSTON ROAD / LONDON / ENGLAND”. $15.00 shipping. Serial numbers are in the format 928-817061. The serial number is 341XXX. It is gold plated and while unlikely that the plating is original it was well done with no signs of excessive buffing and all the stamping is sharp and crisp. Ending 25 Jan at 13:12 EST 3d 19h. Olds Trumpet Serial Numbers Value . The bore measures.453' which was one of the two bore sizes used by Besson in France, the other being approximately.460'. Besson International Trumpet. We don't know how many trumpets he may have owned before making his own. There was also a model made by Framus in the Besson name designed by jazz guitarist Jack Durante. $1,349.00. All existing Kanstul French Besson trumpets have 3, 4 or 5 digit serial numbers (got to about 7,000 by 1998, now at around 40,000). $999.00. Serial numbers are in the format 928-817061. With cursory examination, any serious brass player would be able to recognise that these instruments are wholly inferior to real Besson instruments, and also of much poorer quality than even the cheapest of student instruments produced by reputable manufacturers. I believe it is from the 1970's. These instruments are best described as novelty items since they are shoddily built from very thin metal and they are often unplayable (due to faults in the manufacturing) and untunable (the tuning slides are simply ornamentation - they do not work). He brought it to the Schilke shop hoping that Mr. Schilke could make a new piston to replace the missing item. .Note on serial numbers: Zig Kanstul picked up the Callet serial numbers right where they left off with DEG, #4252. or Best Offer. Let's find out. Besson Trumpet Serial number 609-824623 with hard case and accessories pictured. All years other than 1906, 1946, 1950, 1955, 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, and 1980 are approximations. Oct 25, 2011  On the bell, it has 'Besson' in big letters over an eighth note. Besson Custom Vintage Trumpet. Olds Free shipping. Expert's Assistant: I love the notion of my brother's old guitar having a history and belonging to someone famous. In its history, Besson also produced a number of other brass instruments, including a huge 'triple' B♭ tuba. The serial number of my Besson falls into the gap in the late '80s, for which archives are unavailable. 1 talking about this. When I started researching the history of F.E. Besson, Allier, a commune of the Allier département in France; Other uses. Besson 609 Bb Trumpet. Webmaster: Lars Kirmser music_trader@musictrader.com Besson Cornet. This trumpet has a serial number in the mid-400’s range. or Best Offer . Besson Trumpet London 600 Yokohama Store. Make Offer - Vintage Besson Trumpet 50 Medals of Honour London, Paris, … Post by grandetuba Thu Dec 09, 2004 6:06 pm. 72890, case, Lefleur silver plated tenor horn, English rosewood clarinet by and stamped English rosewood clarinet by and stamped Imperial Boosey & Hawkes London 926, serial no. Reliable serial number information from the 1990s through 2006 is notoriously difficult to find. Boosey & Co and Boosey & Hawkes brasswind serial numbers This list is based on a study of the surviving workshop archives of Boosey & Co and Boosey & Hawkes, now in the care of the Horniman Museum, London These tables give the earliest serial numbers recorded for each period. If you see a 6 digit or longer serial number on a French Besson trumpet I’m guessing that it is not a Kanstul French Besson , but the 609 and similar models may have long serial numbers. Oct 25, 2011 On the bell, it has 'Besson' in big letters over an eighth note. 0 bids. For example, in 1928 the Apollo serial numbers were 8600 - 8700. I have a Besson trumpet made in year 1876. Besson Brass Instruments From the raw materials, the skilled techniques of master craftsmen, to the build and finish, each Besson instrument is played and tested by the greatest brass players you will ever hear. {41772} Tenor cornophone Stamped on bell “50 MEDALS OF HONOUR” within banner / “F. Besson 1000 Silver Trumpet with Case plus Besson 5c and 7c Mouthpiece. In addition to these instruments, they distribute Besson Brass, F. Besson trumpets, Keilwerth Saxophones, Paesold Bows, Schroetter Orchestral Instruments, and Denis Wick. (Both are credited for the below information). The serial number indicates that this trumpet was made before 1924. The remaining four numbers constitute the serial number on a monthly basis.. Besson Trumpet Serial Numbers (serial number) Number used chiefly on paper money and sometimes on limited-issue medals to indicate order of production. There is at least one other Besson trumpet in existence that had belonged to Mr. Benge. $30.00 shipping. The E b /D, G/F, and piccolo trumpet models have revolutionized modern trumpet playing and are considered definitive in their categories. Make Offer - BESSON International Series Silver Trumpet & Case. Bach 10 1/2 C mouth piece included. Maybe you have something valuable or historical. The most surprising details are the ballusters, caps and buttons that were made to closely match the originals and the serial and valve numbers: 11, 12 and 13 that presumably match the originals. Besson Meha Trumpets For Sale . In that same year they purchased Schreiber Bassoon Co. His products quickly gained a great reputation throughout Europe. Bb Trumpets . Serial number lists vary but at SN 84758 this horn was either made in the late 1920s or mid 1930s. The first Minerva (#2722) was built in 1958. Many non-Kanstul Bessons have 6 digit serial numbers or longer. C $1,261.64. I used the horn sparingly in the 70's. NUMBER: DATE ADDED TO STOCK: … In its history, Besson also produced a number of other brass instruments. $1,262.19. besson serial numbers besson brass ===== serial numbers year number year number ===== ===== ===== ===== 1870 10800 1909 90000 1875 17600 1911 93000 1883 28815 1914 100200 1886 35500 1917 101500 1890 45000 1921 111500 1895 55000 1931 124350 1898 63000 1903 76000 ===== besson trombone serial numbers ===== 1905 3070 1908 9000 1912 9950 1916 10800 1919 11600 1935 13950 … The trumpet … BOOSEY & CO./BOOSEY & HAWKES WOODWIND SERIAL NUMBERS BELOW 68956 The information presented here relating to the Boosey & Co. serial numbers up to 1932 is taken from Kelly J. No returns. $59.00 shipping. 9/18/2019 Kanstul-Besson Loyalist Yes, another copy-cat loyalist site. White and Arnold Myers: ‘Woodwind Instruments of Boosey & Company’, The Galpin Society Journal No. Besson (music company), a manufacturer of brass instruments Besson (aircraft), a French aircraft manufacturer of the 1920s/1930s (particularly float planes) See also alto Normaphon in Eb serial nr: 0104 year: ca. In 1948, the group Boosey & Hawkes acquired the Besson London brand. In the 1930s in Paris, Strasser Marigaux and Lemaire, SML, all produced instruments for Besson with Aubertin. In 1857, he moved to England where he built a large factory in London from which his instruments took a share of the English market and from where he exported to many countries including the United States. It is the 30th earliest known to Joe Lill and the earliest medium bore. Besson 1000 Silver Trumpet with Case plus Besson 5c and 7c Mouthpiece. Free shipping in the USA only. Locate King instrument serial numbers. Probably made in Paris, the serial number in the Paris sequence. However, to further support accomplishment of its mission, Horn-u-Copia has also developed several tools and collections to assist in the identification of instruments; including the Library of catalogs and other documents, serial number lists, tradenames, taxonomy, searches and related information. Brass instruments bearing the Besson name that were manufactured by Boosey & Hawkes (the UK instruments with serial numbers 185200 - 890008) can be found in the main Boosey & Hawkes brass instrument sequence. Besson guitars were produced in the 1950s. ', Brass Bulletin -2002 'À l'instar des cornets de Courtois (modèles 'Koenig', 'Arban', 'Levy' et autres) qui sont abondamment copiés dès le milieu du XIXe siècle, la plupart des facteurs de cornets s'inspireront des modèles 'Desideratum' et 'Concertiste' de Besson, ...', English Besson Trumpet Serial Numbers Number, Harvard University Band, owner of a triple B flat Besson, one of the largest playable Tubas in the world, Big Tuba 2 Photo album of Sam Pilafian playing the Harvard Triple B-flat Besson tuba on October 8, 2004, as well as some close-up photos. The company was formed in 1837 by Gustave Auguste Besson, who at the age of 18 produced a revolutionary design of cornet which surpassed all contemporary models. With such a large number of models andlong history it can be confusing to figure out which Bessonor French Besson instrument you are looking at, if itwas Kanstul made, how good it is, and how much itmight be worth. They were badged as Besson Aristone. Student New Standard 110 Bb Student New Standard 111 Bb Student Student 100XL Trumpet Bb Student Performance Trumpet Bb 5, RUE MAURICE BERTEAUX - 78711 MANTES-LA-VILLE - FRANCE Instruments The following is presented to assist in locating serial number lists and/or other information useful in dating Brass Instruments. Both seem to be close in comparison with each other. Here is a raw brass valve replated French Besson Trumpet with silver plated slides and trim. BESSON 609 Bb Trumpet--D115. His instruments became famous in Europe, and he has been credited with over fifty inventions. I interviewed several former employees but was unable to get any specific dates of model introductions much less exact serial numbers. Serial number 543378. $30.00 shipping. From Germany +C $75.17 shipping. Besson Trumpet London 600 Yokohama Store. In 1957, Couesnon bought the French company Fontaine Besson. This French Besson is from the 40s, but the serial number has been heavily buffed so we can barely see them, most probably 93xxx or 95xxx, so it is hard to determine if it is pre-war or post-war. or Best Offer. The company was formed in 1837 by Gustave Auguste Besson, who at the age of 18 produced a revolutionary design of cornet which surpassed all contemporary models. {41772} Tenor cornophone Stamped on bell “50 MEDALS OF HONOUR” within banner / “F. 12 watching. In 1939 the Mercury models had serial numbers in the 10,000s. Tell us, If … Ending Jan 25 at 10:12AM PST 4d 9h. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED -- UNAUTHORIZED CACHING OR REPRODUCTION PROHIBITED BY LAW, 26911 Maple Valley Black Diamond Rd SE, Maple Valley, WA 98038, USA, ©2017 by Music Trader. Over 100 company's databases containing dates of manufacture of musical instruments. King Trumpet Serial Numbers Besson International Trumpet Serial Numbers Chart. 0 bids. Copyright © 1995 - 2010 --- THE MUSIC TRADER Formed in 1837, Besson always worked with the best craftsmen and strives to put the best brass instruments into your hand. The serial number of my Besson falls into the gap in the late '80s, for which archives are unavailable. or Best Offer. All them have serial numbers in the four- to five digit range, and some with six digit numbers (preceded with the number 8, at the client's request). Pre-Owned. 12 watching. 100% Another Super Back-to-school deal here at ACB this lovely Kanstul French Besson trumpet is bound to sell quickly! Besson 700 Trumpet England w/ case&mouthpiece, Good play, acceptable condition. French Besson Trumpets For Sale . £175.25. Olds Serial Numbers and Dates for Trumpets and Cornets. English Besson Trumpet Serial Numbers. An Index to Serial Number Lists. Top Rated Seller Top Rated Seller. Buy Besson Trumpets and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! Yamaha Trumpet Serial Numbers. If you see a 6 digit or longer serial number on a French Besson trumpet I’m guessing that it is not a Kanstul French Besson, but the 609 and similar models may have long serial numbers. Besson is a manufacturer of brass musical instruments.It is owned by Buffet Crampon, which bought Besson in 2006 from The Music Group.. Made in the period 1890 (when cornophones were introduced) to 1895 (when the London name changed to “Besson & Co”. £68.24 postage. The French Bessons were the model that the great Vincent Bach used to model his Stradivarius line of trumpets which now dominates the trumpet scene. serial number: - year:1889-1932 466151, case; together with another English rosewood clarinet Besson Tp612R Closed. $30.00 shipping. Serial number: Use of serial numbers in dating musical instruments Arnold Myers, directeur de la collection d'instruments de musique historiques, The University of Edinburgh, Royaume-Uni Apparently a safe and simple means of dating instruments very precisely, the numbers stamped on instruments by makers are often surprisingly difficult to interpret. £164.98. It is owned by Buffet Crampon, which bought Besson in 2006 from The Music Group. 0 bids. Distin & Co (period of ownership by Boosey) brasswind serial numbers. or Best Offer. 0 bids. In 1925, Besson purchased Quilter, and Wheatstone & Co. in 1940. From October 1954, instruments stamped with the "Besson" name were given serial numbers in the above Boosey & Hawkes sequence Compiled by Arnold Myers, 2003 This page updated 19.12.03 C $284.15. From 2006, first two digits are the year of manufacture. Needs polished. $753.69. Please message me … The later serial numbers … A linear interpolation suggests my horn was made in 1987, the same year I bought it. The fake instruments, particularly pocket trumpets, cornets, euphoniums, bugles and B♭ trumpets, are likely to feature a 'serial number' of H.75983 (or 84059) embossed on the top of the bell and valve keys are often hexagonal in plan view. I've checked a couple sites to try and find the year that it was made, but I can't find anything. Besson is a manufacturer of brass musical instruments. The modern company produces a range of cornets, tenor horns, euphoniums, tubas, French horns and baritone horns. Similar counterfeit instruments, possibly made at the same factories, have been falsely branded with other reputable manufacturers' names, such as Getzen and Boosey. $1,200.00. They are unrelated to the Besson instruments manufactured by the company with that name. Great Savings Free Delivery / Collection on many items Zig’s career as a brassmaker began in 1952, at F.E. Wunderlich . This is a GREAT PLAYING Besson MEHA by Kanstul Bb trumpet. Kanstul has been making faithful reproductions of the original Bessons that play better than the original! $80.00 shipping. At that time, unfortunately, a change in production at Kanstul required that the sequence be discontinued. King Trumpet Serial Number Lookup . A flood of very poor quality Indian-made[citation needed] instruments bearing the name Bessons entered the market in the late 1990s. Besson Serial Numbers Euphonium. Date: Serial Number: 1883-1915: 1 - 50,000: 1915-1925: 50,000 - 78,000: 1925-1930: 78,001 - 128,000 Buffet Crampon acquires two famous brass instrument brands, Antoine Courtois Paris (created in 1803) and Besson (created in 1837). or Best Offer. Ending Dec 15 at 6:00PM PST 6d 13h. Since my trumpet teacher used one and liked it, I also had to get one. Many of them were made by Framus. The serial number is 659842. Serial Number: Year Manufactured : 3070: 1905: 9000: 1908: 9950: 1912: 10,800: 1916: … For some reason, Vincent jumped around a little on serial numbers. Ending Dec 19 at 1:39AM PST 9d 21h. LVXX, May 2004, pp.62-80. Besson & Co silver plated tenor horn, stampedBesson & Co silver plated tenor horn, stamped Class A Besson & Co. 'prototype' 198 Euston Road London, no. 1926 : C.Mahillon . Besson Trumpet - Silver Plated BE2000L-2. C $284.15. Buy Besson Bb Trumpets and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! or Best Offer. We are not the only factory to produce trumpets with the name F. Besson, but the ones we built can usually be identified by serial number. Another source for information on Besson is the Werden Serial Number List. Unless you already know the year or know someone who owns a Besson horn and knows the year of manufacture, you pretty much have to extrapolate based on assumptions of how many horns Besson made in a given year. Made in the period 1890 (when cornophones were introduced) to 1895 (when the London name changed to “Besson & Co”. All existing Kanstul French Besson trumpets have 3, 4 or 5 digit serial numbers (got to about 7,000 by 1998, now at around 40,000). 0 bids. Learn more about our range of Trumpets. They are now the exclusive distributor of Buffet woodwinds. $900.00. The company was formed in 1837 by Gustave Auguste Besson, who at the age of 18 produced a revolutionary design of cornet which surpassed all contemporary models. Very nice & extremely old cornet / trumpet "Besson Paris" Serial number 6209! C $74.51 shipping. September 2010 In 1837, Gustave Auguste Besson (1820–1874) created the Besson brand in Paris with his new cornet. Inside the note is 'Stratford', and underneath that in smaller print is 'Made in England'. OPEN HERE GIFT VINTAGE FRENCH BESSON BREVETE Bb TRUMPET $ CASE … The trumpet is in overall good condition but is being sold as-is for restoration. C.A. or Best Offer. The lacquer is wore as seen but the rest of the horn is pretty solid. In London, at the same time, Boosey & Co and Hawkes & Sons of England merged to create the group Boosey & Hawkes. The horn is Sold As Is and will need Repairs to be playable. Trumpet Serial Number Search Martin Trumpet and Cornet Serial Numbers. Vintage Besson & Co Brevete London Modele Francais Lacquer Made … C Trumpets. Besson (Boosey and Hawkes) Serial Number List 1974-2002 This chart is primarily intended to help with the identification of Sovereign Cornets but will help with Identifying other Boosey and Hawkes made brass instruments. $249.00. Many sales are made through online auctions. This is what I believe is the serial number for Besson's production at Rue Des 3 Couronne based on the fact that the Besson Faux Corneopeon (in my collection) has the same valve section and is serial number 12. Made in England. English Besson Trumpet Serial Numbers References [edit] Besson Student Trumpet ^ Besson - our story ^ Nicholas S. Thompson, François Tonneau Perspectives in Ethology: Evolution, Culture, and Behavior 2000 - Page 119 'Whereas the Concertiste was Besson's most expensive model, at least from the 1890s to the advent of World War I. the Desideratum was their second most expensive. His products quickly gained a great reputation throughout Europe. It reads Class A Besson and Co Prototype Euston road london and has a floral engraving on the bell with 83764 stamped on the valve which appears to date it around 1908. please compare with the serial number lists in the net) The Length 13,5inch/ 34cm. 06300012. compensating trumpet. By thelate 1960s belonged to a high school kid, David Hans, who lost one of the pistons. There is really little to add against the already established lists. This is a GREAT PLAYING Besson MEHA by Kanstul Bb trumpet. Besson is a manufacturer of brass musical instruments.It is owned by Buffet Crampon, which bought Besson in 2006 from The Music Group.. $753.69. Besson Tp612R Closed. Over the following years, Besson continued to manufacture in Paris and London, and also had warehouses for distribution in Brussels, Charleroi, Madrid and Barcelona. Besson (surname) Places. the bowed-out shape of the Concertiste. The design of this particular trumpet is rather unique as only a few were produced with a standard fixed leadpipe configuration. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with questions regarding models and options. Make Offer - USED BESSON / BREVETE Bb Trumpet. Henry Distin and his new fluegel horn were active in the development of brass bands in England. C $4,195.31 . This would then mean that this P&K cornet is the oldest yet known cornet from Besson's workshop. This item is a vintage besson trumpet model 2-20 made in england. Hello, Hi, I have a Besson Brevete trumpet serial number 135425 indicating 1929-30 as the year of manufacture. This chart is primarily intended to help with the identification of Sovereign Cornets but will help with Identifying other Boosey and Hawkes made brass instruments. [citation needed]. $890.00. This would then mean that this P&K cornet is the oldest yet known cornet from Besson's workshop. Blaikely, the inventor in 1878 of an automatically compensation tuning system for valves collaborated with Distin, and together they developed a new range and improved existing models. Very nice & extremely old cornet / trumpet "Besson Paris" Serial number 6209! Clip Studio Paint Serial Number Mac here. A number showing the position of an item in a series, esp. BESSON / ``Prototype'' / 198 EUSTON ROAD / LONDON / ENGLAND”. Following Gustave-Auguste Besson’s death in 1874, the company changed its name, becoming Fontaine-Besson in 1880 in France, and Besson in England. He created a new line of instruments under his own name, and in 1872 the Distin brand was bought by Boosey (a music publisher since 1792, and a manufacturer of instruments since 1851). This Besson trumpet number 86,697 was once owned by Clement Volpe of the Minnesota Orchestra and Harry Glantz before him. $999.00. and often rebranded. But the story didn’t start there. Ending 25 Jan at 13:12 EST 3d 19h. These guitars were imported[where?] At the end of the nineteenth century (1894), the Besson factory of London employed 131 workers, producing 100 brass instruments a week, and no less than 10,000 musical ensembles appeared on their contact lists. ***, Last modified: $30.00 shipping. Some dents and wear. or Best Offer. Besson Custom Vintage Trumpet. Very nice & extremely old cornet / trumpet "Besson Paris" Serial number 6209! Time left 6h 8m left. His products quickly gained a great reputation throughout Europe. In 2003, Boosey & Hawkes separated from the cream of the crop in French wind instrument manufacturing, to join The Music Group. Again, by serial numbers the authenticate Besson Mehas start at 92,000. Inside the note is 'Stratford', and underneath that in smaller print is 'Made in England'. Some of the best brass instruments ever made. C $244.48 shipping. In 1858, following a long series of lawsuits with Adolphe Sax, Gustave-Auguste Besson left Paris to build a factory in London. Depending on the sound and style you require, Schilke has the perfect choice for you! The trumpet was owned by a relative of mine and I can provide good quality photos. This is what I believe is the serial number for Besson's production at Rue Des 3 Couronne based on the fact that the Besson Faux Corneopeon (in my collection) has the same valve section and is serial number 12. Besson Baritone Serial Numbers . [citation needed]. The original confiuration of Horn-u-copia was the Forum. C $74.51 shipping. Baritones Cornets Euphoniums Tenor Horns Trombones Trumpets Tubas Accessories. Besson Trumpet Meha Sp Windpal. $59.00 shipping. | Public. or Best Offer . Pre WW II F. Besson trumpet made in Paris. The Kanstul Story In 1981, Zigmant Kanstul founded Kanstul Musical Instruments, building fine brasswinds both under his own name and for venerable marques like F. Besson. By joining the Buffet Crampon Group, Besson has restructured and relaunched its production of professional instruments in Germany and France. or Best Offer. (December) B&S was purchased by and is now are part of the Buffet Group. 0 bids. The company became Groupe Buffet Crampon, with two subsidiaries, in the United States and Japan, and in November 2007, it appointed Antoine Beaussant as new Chief Executive Officer. Over 100 company's databases containing dates of manufacture of musical instruments. C $1,261.64. Very nice & extremely old cornet / trumpet "Besson Paris" Serial number 6209! $999.00. The serial number is 270026. D.J. Rentals, *** Please click to download the PDF for specific manufacturer you're looking for. Retrieved from 'https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Besson_(music_company)&oldid=921342230', Nicholas S. Thompson, François Tonneau Perspectives in Ethology: Evolution, Culture, and Behavior 2000 - Page 119 'Whereas the Concertiste was Besson's most expensive model, at least from the 1890s to the advent of World War I. the Desideratum was their second most expensive. Besson 1000 Trumpet. or Best Offer. In the Grand Tradition of the Schilke, Bach, and Conn Loyalist pages, and with a respectful nod of the head to Olds Central, here is all you ever wanted to know about Kanstul made Besson and French Besson trumpets. Besson/Boosey & Hawkes brass serial numbers above 560000 . Kanstul Besson Trumpet Serial Numbers. This is an English Besson D trumpet (key of D). At the same time, another English manufacturer was becoming well-known: Henri Distin, born in London in 1819. Which I have pictured. This trumpet, built in about 1939, is serial number 637. Tell us what else you do know and the Musical Instrument Appraiser will be able to better assist you. There is some bending on the bell. All slides and valves work. $725.00. 14 watching. 1947 Ambassador introduced at around 27,000; 1954 Trombone and trumpet serial number lists merged; 1955 production moved from LA to Fullerton (between 149,6xx, 150,3xx). E b and E b /D Trumpets. Since we know that all Classic, Stamm , Meha , and Brevete models are … People. Besson (Boosey and Hawkes) Serial Number List 1974-2002 This chart is primarily intended to help with the identification of Sovereign Cornets but will help with Identifying other Boosey and Hawkes made brass instruments. Proudly created with Wix.com, Copyright © 1995 - 2010 --- THE MUSIC TRADER. 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