Medaille'

1st Class

Philadelphia

London & Paris

San Francisco

American Institute

Ch. Missenharter

Manf'r New York

Missenharter Brass Instrument Factory

Charles Missenharter established his instrument making business in 1856 in Ulm, relocated in 1861 to Stuttgart, and then moved to New York in 1869. He sold his company to Harry Coleman in Philadelphia in 1892. Coleman continued to use the name until 1917.

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Mouthpieces

Cases

Year 1855 Traveled between London, Paris and Germany

Won Medaille 1st class Exposition Universelle in Paris
Year 1861 Lived in Stuttgart Germany
1860 J. Missenharter

Whistle

Made in Germany
Year 1862 Won Medal in London

1862-65 Pocket German Cornet

Year 1867 Won more Medals in Paris

Year 1868

Hunting Whistle

#1703 Year 1868
#2222
Year 1869 Started Business in New York, USA
Rotar valve Cornet, no number. U.S. made with German parts
# 5420
# 5462
Year 1876 Won Medal in Philadelphia

# 5500

Dec 23 1877

# 5512

# 5513

# 5564

Year ?? Won Medal in San Francisco

# 5590

# 5618
# 5643

# 5692

 

# 5724
# 5731
# 5735
# 5784

# 5823

# 5824
# 5851
# 5862
# 5881

# 5906

# 5930
no photo # 5999

# 6058

# 6068

# 6075

# 6095

# 6169
# 6350

# 6387

(made between 1879-1883)

# 6391
# 6420
# 6448
#6466

# 6467

# 6483

# 6520

# 6532

# 6620

# 6631

no photo # 6674 bugle

# 6690

no photo # 6802
# 6805

# 6811

# 6893

Listen to # 6909

 

# 7004

prior to 1883
# 7102
# 7118
# 7138
# 7191
# 7245

# 7397

# 7533
# 7535

# 7653

# 7657

Year 1883

# 7669

# 7724

#7728

# 7746

# 7761

# 7814

# 7843

# 7874

Chales Jr's instument

# 8207

# 8231

made after 1883

# 8233
# 8251

# 8339

# 8378
# 8280
# 8387
no photo # 8443
# 8501 Charles Jr.s' personal instrument
#8504
Year 1891-1892 Coleman-Missenharter from here down
#8593

# 8612

# 8640

# 8562
Nov 23 1892 Coleman moved to Phildadelphia
# 8899
# 8908

# 9113

#9908

# 9322

# 9335

# 9548
# 9451
Year 1893 Won Medal in Chicago
# 10683
# 10734

# 10901

# 10936

# 11068

# 11083

# 11226

# 11357

# 11362

# 11412

# 11513

# 11687

# 11735

#11767
# 12039

# 12072

# 12016

# 12131

# 12150
# 12159
#12295
1917 Stopped using Missenharter name

Unidentified