Conn Victor cornetsby Chris TyleAlbert,
Conn ONLY made Victor cornets up until the1950s, when they introduced a Victor trumpet.
The 80A is generally referred to as "the" Conn Victor cornet, although there were other models called "Victor."
Earlier Victor cornets all had the opera-glass tuning; the later models, other than the 80A, did not have the opera glass tuner even though they were called Victor. Seems rather confusing! But then Conn utilized model numbers - 80A, 10A, 8A, 38A - to differentiate. The 38A was the only model with a different Victor name - the Victor Special.
For more information, consult the Conn Loyalist webpagehttp://cderksen.home.xs4all.nl/index.html
Posted on Mar 3, 2012, 1:59 AM
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