Lyon and Healy, Mammoth, BB Flat Sousaphone, 3 piston, ca. 1904

 

Tag #: 201501

Serial #: 3163

Bell Diameter: 27.5″


Bore Size: .850″


Height: N/A


Comments: “LYON HEALY/INSPIRATION” on bell. Floral engraving around identification marks.

Has one of the largest (if not the largest) piston valve bore sizes in the collection compared to our Couesnon tuba and our Conn sousaphone.

2 thoughts on “Lyon and Healy, Mammoth, BB Flat Sousaphone, 3 piston, ca. 1904”

  1. Dave Detwiler said:

    To my knowledge, the first bell front Sousaphone was produced by Conn in 1908, so I doubt your date of 1904 is correct. But if you can verify the appearance of a front-facing bell before 1908, I’d love to hear about it!

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