King Cleveland Trumpet Serial Numbers

 
Shifty wrote:
https://www.trumpetherald.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=1461074
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OldSchoolEuph wrote:
This is a very old thread, but I will post this just because Google still finds this for folks looking for info on Cleveland:
Cleveland Band Instruments was incorporated in 1919 by Jas. Sistek Sr. and several partners. (He ran a Cleveland music store and made his own trumpets, later stenciling for many years). It was sold to HN White in 1925, and White added a "C" ahead of the serial numbers to keep the records straight. American Standard was a brand name of Cleveland pre-merger. The Depression forced consolidation with the King plant. The Greyhounds were late-20's/30s peashooter siblings to the American Standard Student Prince. After the war, the "C" disappeared from Cleveland serials. More info is available at www.hnwhite.com or at www.trumpet-history.com

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1934 H.N. White Circular Alto Horn - Silver - mint
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1961 Conn 9A Cornet - Coprion - mint
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m'pieces:
White Horn #8
Wick Cornet #2
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