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Small Trombones
(2336)Miniature trombone.Circa 1955.
(213)Soprano trombone in C.England ?, c 1820.
(518)Soprano trombone in B♭.Couesnon & Cie, Paris, 1925 {40763}.
(1297)Soprano trombone in B♭.Circa 1930.
(6199)Soprano trombone or slide cornet in B♭.W. Barratt, Manchester, mid 20th century {1041}.
(6068)Alto trombone in E♭.D'Almaine & Co, London, 1819-29 {2487}.(Frank Tomes Collection)
(6074)Alto trombone in E♭.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1872-78.(Frank Tomes Collection)
(1556)Alto trombone in E♭.Boosey & Co, London, 1885 {31451}.
(521)Alto trombone in E♭.Hawkes & Son, London, c 1898 {12395}.
(6200)Alto trombone in E♭.Besson & Co, London, c  1909 {8570}.
(2782)Alto trombone in E♭.Besson & Co, c 1937 {14176}.
(3704)Alto valve trombone in E♭, 3 valves.Moses Slater, New York, 1875-1888.
(6404)Alto Armeeposaune in E♭.Cerveny, Hradec Králové, 1918-46 {30889}.
(3692)Alto trombone in D♭.Antoine Courtois, Paris, probably 1930s {6536}.
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C Trombones
(3227)Tenor trombone in C.Britain (?), c 1820.
(6602)Tenor trombone in C.Joseph Higham, Manchester, c 1872 {1349}.
(2500)Tenor trombone in C.Rivière & Hawkes, London, c 1884 {2760}.
(578)Tenor trombone in C . B♭.Early 20th century.
(6428)Tenor trombone in C.B♭.Conn, Elkhart, 1928 {261406}.
(3749)Valve tenor trombone in C, 3 valves.Charles Roth, Strasbourg, mid 19th century.
(5918)Valve trombone in C / B♭.Prestreau, Paris, mid 19th century.
(2979)Valve tenor trombone in C, 3 valves.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1872-1878.
(3199)Tenor/bass cavalry valve trombone in C + G, 4 valves.Adolphe Sax, Paris, probably 1869 {34539}.
(4212)Tenor/bass valve trombone in C + G, 4 valves.F. Besson, Paris, 1905 or soon after {72214}.
(4622)Tenor/bass valve trombone in C + G, 4-valve système Belge.Charles Mahillon, Brussels, late 19th or early 20th century.
(3339)Tenor/bass valve trombone in (C + G) / (B♭ + F), 4-valve système Belge.Persy, Brussels, c 1910 {945}.
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Narrow bore B♭ and A Tenor Slide Trombones
(2695)Tenor sackbut.Anton Schnitzer, Nuremberg, 1594.
(3205)Tenor trombone in B♭.Joseph Huschauer, Vienna, 1794.
(3534)Tenor trombone in B♭.François Riedlocker, Paris, c 1810
(4265)Tenor trombone in B♭.D'Almaine & Co, London, c 1840.
(6460)Buccin trombone in B♭.Possibly France, early 19th century.
(214)Buccin trombone in B♭.Probably France, c 1840.
(1000)Buccin trombone (bell only).Circa 1835.
(3738)Tenor trombone in B♭, over-the-shoulder model.Probably France or Belgium, early 19th century
(3922)Tenor trombone in B♭, over-the-shoulder model.Possibly made by Gautrot, France, c 1845.
(6240)Tenor trombone in B♭.F. Besson, London, 1893 {3894}.
(6522)Tenor trombone in B♭.F. Besson, Paris, 1900-04 {400}.
(6201)Tenor trombone in B♭.Besson & Co, London, c 1905 {6726}.
(212)Tenor trombone in B♭.Besson & Co, London, c 1910 {8799}.
(3093)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Co, London, 1924 {121004}.
(4401)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Co, London, 1924 {121843}.
(6202)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Co, London, 1928 {133732}.
(3747)Tenor trombone in B♭.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1865.
(606)Tenor trombone in B♭.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1872-1878.
(3849)Tenor trombone in B♭.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1878-1889.
(6456)Tenor trombone in B♭.Auguste Mille, Paris, 1889-1898 {3617}.
(3665)Tenor trombone in B♭.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1900-1910 {6951}.
(6567)Tenor trombone in B♭.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1936 {4195}.
(6379)Tenor trombone in B♭.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1941 {4761}.
(4663)Tenor trombone in B♭, Hutchison's patent.Boosey & Co, London, 1927 {129482}.
(2496)Tenor trombone in B♭, Hutchison's patent.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1933 {141428}.
(4247)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1946 {163108}.
(4249)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1950 {174981}.
(5761)Tenor trombone in B♭.Gisborne, Birmingham, mid 19th century.
(1130)Tenor trombone in B♭.Hawkes & Son, London, c 1899 {13848}.
(2730)Tenor trombone in B♭.Hawkes & Son, London, c 1924 {46535}.
(1801)Tenor trombone in B♭.Hawkes & Son, London, c 1924 {47579}.
(5717)Tenor trombone in B♭.Hawkes & Son, London, c 1925 {49788}.
(2851)Tenor trombone in B♭.Hawkes & Son, London, 1928 {57994}.
(1770)Tenor trombone in B♭.G.H. Pace, London, c 1895.
(3254)Tenor trombone in B♭.Rudall Carte & Co, London, 2nd July 1927 {6939}.
(3666)Tenor trombone in B♭.The Salvation Army, St Albans, c 1907 {8329}.
(2948)Tenor trombone in B♭.The Salvation Army, St Albans, c 1915 {14005}.
(2728)Tenor trombone in B♭.Salvationist Publishing & Supplies, St Albans, 1932 {22602}.
(2840)Tenor trombone in B♭.T. Woods, Newcastle upon Tyne, c 1895 {12292}.
(6111)Tenor sackbut in A, Christopher Monk model.Frank Tomes, London, 1997 {257}.(Frank Tomes Collection)
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Medium and wide bore B♭ Tenor Slide Trombones
(6669)Tenor trombone in B♭.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1856-58 {608}.
(2727)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Co, London, 1904 {67544}.
(3667)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Co, London, 1922 {114793}.
(5977)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Co, London, 1926 {125592}.
(5720)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1932-35 {140987}.
(3751)Tenor trombone in B♭.Besson & Co., London, c 1946, a 1948 {14658}.
(6405)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1947 {165652}.
(4658)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1955-56 {208589}.
(4250)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1956 {219816}.
(3752)Tenor trombone in B♭.Besson & Co., London, c 1957 {256276}.
(3839)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Hawkes, London 1958 {274138}.
(5791)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1958 {284107}.
(4121)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1970-71 {488431}.
(2802)Tenor trombone in B♭.Charles Gerard Conn, Elkhart, U.S.A., c 1925 {227688}.
(839)Tenor trombone in B♭.Charles Gerard Conn, Elkhart, U.S.A., c 1940 {372522}.
(6524)Tenor trombone in B♭.Frank Holton, Elkhorn, 1929 {103228}.
(6671)Tenor trombone in B♭.Frank Holton, Elkhorn, 1919 {45532}.
(6459)Tenor trombone in B♭.Frank Holton, Elkhorn, 1934 {115249}.
(6648)Tenor trombone in B♭.Frank Ellsworth Olds, Los Angeles, c 1923 {4467/4673}.
(6569)Tenor trombone in B♭.F.E. Olds & Son, Los Angeles, probably 1954 {11590}.
(6430)Tenor trombone in B♭, conical bore.Ernst Albert Couturier, LaPorte, U.S.A., 1921-22 {6633}.
(3706)Tenor trombone in B♭, conical bore.Ernst Albert Couturier, Laporte, U.S.A., c 1925 {3109}.
(806)Tenor trombone in B♭.Buescher, Elkhart, U.S.A., c 1950 {240986}.
(4123)Tenor trombone in B♭.Johann Christoph Penzel, Leipzig, mid-19th century.
(6457)Tenor trombone in B♭.Johann Christoph Penzel, Leipzig, 1842-79.
(579)Tenor trombone in B♭.H. Schneider, Limburg, c 1900.
(3207)Tenor trombone in B♭.Robert Schopper, Leipzig, c 1910 {14580}.
(6429)Tenor trombone in B♭.Robert Schopper, Leipzig, c 1914 {8902}.
(4108)Tenor trombone in B♭.August Clemens Glier, Markneukirchen, mid 20th century.
(3753)Tenor trombone in B♭.Mitsching-Alschausky, W.-Elberfeld, mid 20th century.
(2151)Tenor trombone in B♭.Fritz Horst, Altona, Germany, c 1935.
(5708)Tenor trombone in B♭.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1972-73 {528369}.
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B♭ Trombones with Valves
(6032)Valve tenor trombone, 3 valves.Besançon, Lyon, c 1865 {302}.
(6604)Valve trombone in B♭.Hall & Quinby, Boston, 1866-99, probably early in this period.
(3830)Valve tenor trombone in B♭, 3 valves.Julius Heinrich Zimmermann, St Petersburg, c 1905 {7973}.
(4246)Valve trombone in B♭, 3 valves.Ahlberg & Ohlsson, Stockholm, mid 20th century {7936}.
(3668)Valve trombone in B♭.F. van Cauwelaert, Brussels, c 1880.
(4214)Valve trombone in B♭.F. van Cauwelaert, Brussels, late 19th or early 20th century.
(3832)Baritone valved trombone in B♭, 3 valves.Ernst Theodor Seltmann, Philadelphia, early 4th quarter 19th century.
(1802)Valve trombone in B♭, 3 valves.Higham, Manchester, c 1879 {24726}.
(6649)Valve trombone in B♭, 3 valves.Higham, Manchester, c 1880 {26104}.
(210)Valve trombone in B♭, 3 valves.Rivière & Hawkes, c 1880 {1326}.
(5971)Valve trombone in B♭, 3 valves.F. Besson, London, probably 1876 {20578}.
(6453)Tenor valve trombone in B♭ and A.Conn, Elkhart, 1903 {76819}.
(553)Valve trombone in B♭, 3 valves.France, c 1960 {3819}.
(6432)Valve trombone in B♭, 4 valves.(3472)Armeeposaune [valve trombone] in B♭, 3 valves.Karl Schamal, Prague, c 1880.
(4539)Trombonium [valve trombone] in B♭, 3 valves.Henderson N. White, Cleveland, U.S.A., 1955 {34031}.
(4631)Ventil trombone in B♭, 3 valves.Boosey & Co, London, 1873 {25642}.
(4235)Tenor Normaphon in B♭.Probably Richard Oskar Heber, Markneukirchen, c 1928 {0315}.
(6455)Cavalry trombone in B♭, 3 valves.J. Smits, Brussels, 1953.
(4111)Tenor cavalry valve trombone in B♭.Désiré & Pierre Le Brun, Brussels, c 1919.
(6079)Tenor cavalry valve trombone in B♭ + F, Système Eugène Detiège (6 independent valves plus F valve).Désiré & Pierre Le Brun, Brussels, c 1919.(Frank Tomes Collection)
(6526)Tenor trombone in B♭ with trill valve.C.G. Conn, Elkhart, 1917 {158022}.
(5762)Tenor-bass trombone in B♭ + F.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1900-01.
(6177)Tenor trombone in B♭ + F.Hawkes & Son, London, 1929 {60135}.
(1122)Tenor trombone in B♭ + F.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1934 {143560}.
(4228)Tenorbass Posaune [tenor/bass trombone] in B♭ + F.J.A. Stowasser, Graslitz, 1903-28.
(4400)Tenorbass Posaune [tenor/bass trombone] in B♭ + F.Robert Piering, Adorf, mid 20th century
(2152)Tenorbass Posaune [tenor/bass trombone] in B♭ + F.Germany ?, 20th century.
(4115)Tenorbass Posaune [tenor/bass trombone] in B♭ + F.Herbert Gronitz, Hamburg, mid-late 1950s.
(3669)Tenorbass Jazzposaune in B♭ + F, octagonal bell.Exakta, Germany, mid 20th century.
(5850)Tenor trombone in B♭ + F.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1966 {415329}.
(6708)Bass trombone in B♭ + F.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1964-5 {388946}.
(5877)Bass trombone in B♭ + F + G, 2 independent valves.Michael Rath, Huddersfield, 1999 {R9 028}.
(3219)Bass cavalry trombone in B♭ + F, système Eugène Detiège (independent valves plus F valve).Désiré & Pierre Le Brun, Brussels, c 1919.
(4445)Cavalry valve trombone in B♭, 5 valves.Pierre Sénécaut, Brussels, p. 1881 {2470}.
(3596)Superbone [slide and valve tenor trombone] in B♭ etc.Holton, Elkhorn, c 1980 {3952}.
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Large Slide Trombones
(3026)Bass trombone in G.by John Green, London, c 1830.
(5979)Bass trombone in G.Probably Markneukirchen, c 1840.
(901)Bass trombone in G.Britain (?), c 1850.
(6672)Bass trombone in G.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1858-62.
(6570)Bass trombone in G.By Metzler, London, c 1870.
(2654)Bass trombone in G.anon, Britain (?), c 1900.
(6571)Bass trombone in G.Alfred Hall Gisborne, Birmingham, 1894-1902 {11442}.
(2949)Bass trombone in G.Besson & Co, London, c 1907 {7232}.
(2787)Bass trombone in G.Besson & Co, London, c 1925 {12274}.
(2731)Bass trombone in G.Boosey & Co, London, 1899 {55545}.
(211)Bass trombone in G.Boosey & Co, England, 1921 {111945}.
(4563)Bass trombone in G.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1962 {338694}.
(1865)Bass trombone in G.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1904-1910 {10030}.
(2702)Bass trombone in G/F.Hawkes & Son, London, c 1895 {9812}.
(3671)Bass trombone in G.Higham, Manchester, probably c 1923 {71593}.
(5764)Bass trombone in G.Millereau, Paris, early 20th century.
(6709)Bass trombone in G.The Salvation Army, London, c 1909 {10462}.
(6528)Bass trombone in G.Rudall Carte, London, 1921 {6467}.
(2706)Bass trombone in G.VEB Blechblas & Signalinstrumentenfabrik, Klingenthal, 1972 {71477}.
(6673)Bass trombone in F.Carl Gottfried Glier Senior & Söhne, Neukirchen, c 1840.
(5853)Bass trombone in E♭, auxiliary slide (pulley) model.The Salvation Army, St Albans, c 1909 {10121}.
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Large Trombones with Valves
(1719)Bass valve trombone in G.Köhler, London, c 1849 {789}.
(6529)Bass valve trombone in G.Boosey &Co, London, 1916 {99301}.
(807)Bass valve trombone in G.Higham, Manchester, probably c 1923 {71747}.
(5855)Bass valve trombone in G.by The Salvation Army, France, early 20th century, possibly c 1920.
(581)Bass trombone in G + (D - D♭)Antoine Courtois, Paris, c 1869 {520 or 529}.
(6605)Bass trombone in G + (D / C), Betty model.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1934 {142628}.
(3255)Bass trombone in G + (D / C), Betty model.Boosey & Hawkes, London, 1951 {179070}.
(1866)Bass trombone in G + (D / C).Besson & Co, London, 1960 {307558}.
(4562)Bassposaune [bass valve trombone] in F, 3 valves.Leopold Uhlmann, Vienna, after 1834.
(5780)Bassposaune [bass valve trombone] in F, 3 valves.August Beyde, Vienna, 1823-60.
(1695)Bassposaune [bass valve trombone] in F, 3 valves.Winter & Schöner, Linz, c 1890.
(4633)Bass Armeeposaune in F, 3 valves.Bohland & Fuchs, Graslitz, early 20th century.
(1576)Bassposaune [bass valve trombone] in F, 4 valves.anon, probably Graslitz, c 1890 {04940061}.
(6462)Bass valve trombone in 13-ft E♭.Boosey & Co, London, 1904 {67992}.
(6463)Bass Armeeposaune in 13-ft E♭.Schamal, Prague, c 1880.
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Contrabass Trombones
(3208)Contrabass trombone in F + E♭ + B♭, Dehmel model.Possibly Arthur Sprinz, Berlin, c 1930.
(5832)Contrabass trombone in F + C, 4 valves.Mahillon, Brussels, 1925.
(6069)Contrabass trombone in 16-ft C.Boosey & Co, London, 1898 {52186}.(Frank Tomes Collection)
(5765)Contrabass trombone in 16-ft C, double slide.J. Thibouville-Lamy, Paris, c 1900.
(6433)Contrabass Armeeposaune in 16-ft C.Schamal, Prague, c 1880.
(6674)Trombone Fournier [tenor+contrabass trombone] in 9-ft B♭ and 18-ft B♭.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1899-1904.
(4215)Contrabass trombone in 18-ft B♭, double slide.Antoine Courtois, Paris, 1890-1899 {539}.
(6606)Contrabass trombone in B♭, double slide.The Salvation Army, London, 1896 or shortly before {3993}.
(3868)Contrabass Armeeposaune [valve trombone] in 18-ft B♭, 3 valves.Karl Schamal, Prague, c 1880.
(6608)Trombone basso Verdi in 18-ft B♭, 3 valves.Romeo Orsi, Milan, 1902-18.
(2532)Contrabass valve trombone in 18-ft B♭, 4 valves.Wenzel Stowasser, Graslitz, mid 20th century.
(5741)Contrabass valve trombone in 18-ft B♭, 4 valves.Rampone & Cazzani, Milan, mid 20th century.
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Miscellaneous Trombone-related items
(2018)Slide stay for sackbut.Probably England, c 1600.
(4237)Slide stay for sackbut.16th or 17th century.
(1859)Trill valve for trombone.Hawkes & Son, London, c 1920.
(4601)Mute: trombone. 
(620)Mute: trombone.Besson & Co, London, c 1930.
(1857)Mute: trombone, straight mute with removable cup.Harmon, England, c 1940.
(1858)Mute: trombone, Wah-wah mute.Boosey & Hawkes, London, c 1960.
(1856)Mute: bass trombone, straight.Engemann, Hamburg, c 1970.
(3619)Music card holder for trombone. 
(3707)Balance weight for trombone.The Salvation Army.
(3185)Tin: trombone slide cream.Germany, 20th century.
(834)Cleaning rod: trombone. 
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