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Historic Ophicleides

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Veriam Music Trust's Guichard romantic Ophicleide, France, Boston Collection (B044)
Boston Collection (B044)

Guichard, France

Instrument: Ophicleide

Maker: Guichard Breveta

Region: Paris, France

Era: Romantic

Date(s): 1827-1845

Stamp: Guichard Breveta / A Paris

Established in 1827 by A. G. Guichard. By 1844 the company had 210 employees. Gautrot took over the company in 1845 (49).

Ref: (49) William Waterhouse, 'The New Langwill Index' (1993), p. 151


Boston Collection (B045)


Ophicleide, Boston Collection (B045)
Ophicleide, Boston Collection (B048)
Boston Collection (B048)



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