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Checklist of Instruments by Graves & Company

(in chronological order)

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NMM 5925.  Clarinet in C by Graves and Alexander, Winchester, ca. 1827-1833

NMM 5925. Clarinet in C by Graves & Alexander, Winchester, ca. 1827-1833. Boxwood, ivory ferrules. Five brass keys. Gift of William J. Maynard, Massapequa Park, New York, 1996.



NMM 5821.  Clarinet in B-flat by Graves and Co., Winchester, ca. 1830

NMM 5821. Clarinet in B-flat by Graves & Co., Winchester, New Hampshire, ca. 1830. Boxwood, ivory ferrules. Eight brass keys. Rosario Mazzeo Collection, 1995.



NMM 1339.  Keyed bugle in E-flat by Graves and Co., Winchester, ca. 1830-1840

NMM 1339. Keyed bugle in E-flat by Graves & Co., Winchester, ca. 1830-1840. Copper, brass trim. Nine brass keys. Said to have been played in a band in the inaugural parade for President William H. Harrison, March 4, 1841. Arne B. Larson Collection, 1979.



NMM 5755.  Clarinet in C by Graves and Co., Winchester, ca. 1830-1850

NMM 5755. Clarinet in C by Graves & Co., Winchester, ca. 1830-1850. Boxwood, ivory ferrules. Five brass keys. Original pewter mouthpiece. Cecil B. Leeson Collection, 1994.



NMM 10022.  Clarinet in E-flat by Graves & Co., Winchester, ca. 1833-1845.

NMM 10022. Clarinet in E-flat by Graves & Co., Winchester, 1833-1845. Cocus, ivory ferrules. Thirteen brass keys. Board of Trustees, 2001.



NMM 2653.  Clarinet in E-flat by Graves & Co., Winchester, ca. 1835.

NMM 2653. Clarinet in E-flat by Graves & Co., Winchester, ca. 1835. Boxwood, ivory ferrules. Five brass keys. Arne B. Larson Collection, 1979.



NMM 5271.  Bass ophicleide by Graves & Co., Winchester, ca. 1835.

NMM 5271. Bass ophicleide by Graves & Co., Winchester, ca. 1835. Brass. Twelve brass keys. One of but three bass ophicleides by Graves known to survive. Ex coll.: Fred Benkovic, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Purchase funds gift of Ruth and Robert B. Lamont, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1992.



Keyed bugle attributed to Graves and Co., Winchester, ca. 1835

NMM 6895. Keyed bugle in E-flat attributed to Graves & Co., Winchester, ca. 1835. Copper with German-silver trim. Nine brass keys. Joe R. and Joella F. Utley Collection, 1999.



NMM 5261.  Baritone trombacello in B-flat by Graves & Co., Winchester, ca. 1842-1848.

NMM 5261. Baritone trombacello in B-flat by Graves & Co., Winchester, ca. 1842-1848. Discovered in a barn in Lawton (Erie County), New York, in 1990. One of only five such instruments known to survive. Ex coll.: Mark R. Jones, Eden, New York. Purchase funds gift of Clifford and LaVonne Graese, Windermere, Florida, 1991.



Cornet by Graves and Co., Boston, 1851

NMM 5257. Cornet in E-flat by Graves & Co., Boston, 1851, with echo attachment. Brass with German-silver trim. Four rotary valves. Presented to R. M. Hobbs by the Citizens of Saco, Maine, June 18, 1851. Earliest American instrument with echo attachment known to survive. Gift of William H. Worcester, Bay Village, Ohio, 1991.


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