Cornets & Flugelhorn

Select from the models below to view manufacturing specifications, catalog descriptions, example photographs, model notes and more.

Cornet Models
Argenta Cornets

Large-bore cornet made of solid nickel silver; “underslung” wrap style and optional first-valve trigger.

Contempora Cornets

Medium- and large-bore cornets with bronze alloy bells, “underslung” wrap style and optional first valve triggers.

Contempora DIATONIC / Renascence Cornets

Large-bore Contempora cornet with “Tune-As-You-Play” mechanism attached to main tuning slide.

Emperor Cornets

Medium-bore cornet with brass bell and nickel silver trim. Deluxe model with nickel silver bell flare.

Hi-Fi Cornets

Large-bore cornet with brass bell and “underslung” wrap style. Limited production, c.1955-64.

Medalist Cornets

Large-bore student cornet with brass bell and nickel-silver trim. Later models similar to Olds Ambassador.

Onyx Cornets

Late-model large-bore cornet with “underslung” wrap style. Dark ebony finish over nickel-plated brass.

Regent Cornets

Student-line cornet made by Ohio Band Instrument Co. (1936-c.1950).

Reynolds (Professional, Sterling) Cornets

Large- and medium-bore cornets with “underslung” wrap style. Brass or richly engraved sterling silver bells.

Roth Cornets

Medium-bore cornet with brass bell; various wrap styles. Made from c.1940-61.

Emperor Flugelhorn

Brass-bell flugelhorn; same as Olds Model L-12. Made from 1964-1979.