B & H Besson 723 Silver plated cornet
Boosey and Hawkes Besson Imperial silver plated medium bore Cornet in excellent condition. Serial No. 723-704120 made circa 1984. The 723 prefix indicates that this is the same as a 923 Sovereign but without the 1st valve trigger. The instrument is in beautiful condition it has no cosmetic damage and the plating is complete. The owner bought this Cornet brand new in 1984 (original guarantee in the case) and has played and maintained it carefully over that period.
The instrument is complete with original B&H hard case in good condition together with a Vincent Bach black leather gig bag excellent condition. A Bach leather single pouch contains a Vincent Bach 5A silver plated mouthpiece in good condition but with insertion marks, also included is the original silver plated lyre and an aluminium Denis Wick straight mute.