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Checklist of Trombones Made Before 1800

(in chronological order)

Makers

Nagel, Michael
Kodisch, Johann Carl
Franck, Johann Paul
Fiebig, Johann Christoph

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NMM 3592.  Trombone by Michael Nagel, Imperial City of Nuremberg, 1656

NMM 3592. Tenor slide trombone by Michael Nagel, Imperial City of Nürnberg, 1656. Engraved on bell garland: MACHT · MICHAEL [shield with bird and initials MN] NAGEL · NVR 1656. Slide may be an early 18th-century replacement. Ex coll.: Bohland & Fuchs, Graslitz, Bohemia. Purchase funds gift of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford E. Graese, Saddle River, New Jersey, 1985.



NMM 4649. Johann Carl Kodisch, Imperial City of Nuremberg, 1701

NMM 4649. Tenor slide trombone by Johann Carl Kodisch, Imperial City of Nürnberg, 1701. Engraved on bell garland: I C K [prancing horse facing left] / MACHT · IOHANN CARL · KODISCH · NVRNB 1701. Garland decorated with engraved leaves, flowers, and a scallop design in repoussé. Ex coll.: Ernst Buser, Basel, Switzerland. Purchase funds gift of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford E. Graese, Orlando, Florida, 1989.



NMM 4896.  Trombone by Johann Paul Franck, Hildburghausen, Thuringia, 1744

NMM 4896. Tenor slide trombone by Johann Paul Franck, Hildburghausen, Thuringia (Germany), 1744. Stamped on bell garland: * MACHT * IOHANN * PAULL * FRANCK * IN * HILDBURG * HAUSSEN * ANNO * 1744. Silver-plated garland decorated with an engraved geometric design. Ex coll.: Ernst Buser, Basel, Switzerland. Purchase funds gift of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford E. Graese, Orlando, Florida, 1990.



NMM 5946.  Alto trombone by Johann Christoph Fiebig,
Berngrund, Saxony,
1771

NMM 5946. Alto slide trombone by Johann Christoph Fiebig, Berngrund, Saxony, 1771. Engraved on bell garland: IO HANN CHRISTOPH / FIEBIG MACHTS IN / BERNGRUNDT 1771. Board of Trustees, 1996.



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