Journal of surviving Hawkes brass instruments, with archival and catalogue data

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This list includes instruments which are in one of the following categories:

  1. in a permanent museum collection
  2. mentioned in a publication such as an exhibition or auction catalogue, or listed on eBay
  3. details have been communicated by an owner
  4. the author (Arnold Myers) has examined the item
  5. The location is not known to be extant but details for research purposes have been copied the from the archives, now in the care of the Horniman Museum, London. These are denoted [ not located ].
Thus some of the data about inscriptions etc is recorded at first hand, and some is taken from publications and personal communications.

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Contents

Inscribed 14 Piccadilly
Inscribed 33 Soho Square
Inscribed 28 Leicester Square
Inscribed Denman Street: signalling instruments
Inscribed Denman Street: band and orchestral brass instruments
Alliance Series brasswind
Empire Series brasswind
Hawkes inscription but serial number apparently in former Boosey & Co sequence
No serial number
References

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Inscribed 14 Piccadilly

Coach horn; copper and brass coach, 41½ in.
Inscribed on embossed brass shield on bell “HAWKES & CO / 14 / PICCADILLY / LONDON”.
 eBay offer invited 2013/Mar/12 ]

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Inscribed 33 Soho Square

 

{no number} (French horn, terminal crook in 8ft C etc.
Stamped “HAWKES & CO / 33 SOHO SQUARE / LONDON”).
1872-76.
[ Louis Stout; Musica Kremsmünster 241 ]

{265} (Cornet.
Inscribed on bell “1st Class / Hawkes And Co / 33 Soho Square / London / 265”).
[ Private collection ]

{484} (Cornet, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “IMPROVED / 1ST / CLASS/ EXCELSIOR / HAWKES AND CO / 33. SOHO SQUARE / LONDON / 484”/ embossed royal coat of arms on applied disc; one one side of bell “PRESENTED BY / THE DIRECTORS & GUARDIANS / OF THE / POOR OF WARRINGTON / TO / MR H M MINES / IN TOKEN OF THEIR REGARD FOR” and on the other side of bell “HIS / FAITHFUL AND EFFICIENT / SERVICES / AS MUSICAL INSTRUCTOR / OF THE / UNION INDUSTRIAL SCHOOLS / 1872”).
1872
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Nov/25 11:25:10 GMT ]

{1486} (Cornet.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES AND CO / 33. SOHO SQUARE / LONDON / 1486”).
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{1744} (Slide trumpet.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES AND CO / 33 SOHO SQUARE / LONDON / 1744”).
[ Tony Bingham, Old Brasswind Instruments: Catalogue No 10. London: Tony Bingham, 1983 item 25 ]

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Inscribed 28 Leicester Square

{333} (Circular bombardon in B♭; 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “1st Class / RIVIÈRE & HAWKES / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “333”).
1876-89.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (1158) ]

{1326} (Valve trombone in B♭; short model; 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “1st Class / Rivière & Hawkes / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; on back of bell “1326”; on valves “15”, “14”, “13”; no inscription on valve section at mouthpiece receiver; no numerals at joint).
Circa 1885.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (210) ]

{2489} (B♭ euphonium, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “1ST / CLASS / RIVIÈRE & HAWKES / 23 LEICESTER SQUARE / LONDON / 2489”).
[ Bate Collection, University of Oxford x678 ]

{2760} (Tenor slide trombone in C.
Inscribed on front of bell “EXCELSIOR CLASS / RIVIÈRE & HAWKES / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; on back of bell “2760”; no inscription on either slide section at mouthpiece receiver; no numerals at joint).
Circa 1880.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (2500) ]

{2814} (Tenor valve trombone.
Circa 1880.
[ Sotheby's auction 4.11.98 lot 62 ]

{3146} (Cornet.
Stamped on bell “1ST / CLASS/ HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON” and at the end of the bell, near rim “3146”).
Circa 1890.
[ Private collection ]
Lowest-numbered stamped “HAWKES & SON”

{3?76} (Baritone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; near bell rim at back “3276” or “3376” or “3876”).
1889-95.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{3515} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR CLASS” / ... / “Rivière & Hawkes ...”).
[ Private collection ]

{3596} (Tenor horn; brass.
Inscribed on bell “1ST / CLASS / RIVIÈRE & HAWKES / LEICESTER SQUARE / LONDON / 3596”; on 2nd valve at foot “25801”).
Circa 1889.
[ John Webb; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 420 ]

{3950} (Tenor slide trombone.
Inscribed on front of bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; on back of bell “3950” or “3958”).
Circa 1889.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Aug/30 20:10:59 BST ]

{4112} (Tenor slide trombone in C “Excelsior Class”.
Inscribed on bell “Hawkes & Son, 28 Leicester Square”).
[ Private collection ]

{4351} (Echo cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / RIVIERE & HAWKES / 20.LEICESTER SQUARE / LONDON / 4351” and circular embossed medallion with crown emblem, “``EXCELSIOR''” above and “RIVIERE / AND / HAWKES” within ribbon beneath).
Circa 1889.
[ Current location not known; Vichy auction 17 Dec 2011 ]
Highest-numbered stamped “RIVIERE & HAWKES”

{no serial number} (Circular bass in 18-ft B♭.
Inscribed on bell “1ST / CLASS / RIVIE*\RE & HAWKES / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”).
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (1158) ]

{4354} (Bombardon; 3 valves; brass.
Stamped on bell “1ST / CLASS/ HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON” and at the end of the bell, near rim “4354”).
Circa 1890.
[ Horniman Museum, London 2004.1169 ]

{4966} (Echo cornet.
Stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; and at the bottom of the bell, near rim “4966”; on valve casings “17”, “18”; “19”; “20”).
Circa 1890.
[ Private collection, U.S.A. ]

{4985} (Echo cornet.
Stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; and at the bottom of the bell, near rim “4985”).
Circa 1890.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Mar/31 17:43:39 BST ]

{5006} (B♭ cornet.
Stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; and at the bottom of the bell, near rim “5006”).
Circa 1890.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{5479} (Bass slide trombone.
Stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; and at the back of the bell, near rim “5479”).
Circa 1890.
[ John Webb; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 545 ]

{56??} (Echo cornet.
Stamped on bell inside the usual Hawkes engraved garlands “Excelsior / Class / Hawkes & Son / 28 / Leicester Square / London” and at the bottom of the bell, near rim “56XX”; on 2nd valve casing “2 / Hawkes & Son / London”).
Circa 1890.
[ Private collection ]

{7015} (G bass slide trombone.
Stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; and at the end of the bell, near rim “7015”).
Pre 1895, probably c 1893.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{7684} (B♭ cornet.
Stamped on bell “1ST / CLASS/ HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON” and at the end of the bell, near rim “7684”).
Pre 1895, probably c 1895.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Nov/30 20:06:12 GMT ]

{7745} (Tenor slide trombone.
Stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; and at the end of the bell, near rim “7745”).
Pre 1895, probably c 1895.
[ Birmingham Conservatoire 7.4 ]

{7945} (Tenor slide trombone.
Stamped on bell “1ST / CLASS/ HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; at the end of the bell, near rim “7945”).
Pre 1895, probably c 1895.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

(8000-8999} [no instruments recorded in this range of serial numbers]

{9473} (B♭ Cornet.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”).
Pre 1895, probably c 1895.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Dec/18 12:36:33 BST ]

{10090} (Alto slide trombone.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; at back of bell near rim “10090”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON”).
Pre 1895, probably c 1895.
[ John Webb; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 510 ]

{no serial number} (Echo cornet.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / 28 / Leicester Square / LONDON”; inscribed on valves “13”, “14”, “15”, and on echo valve “16”).
[ Private collection, Germany ]

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Inscribed Denman Street: signalling instruments

{2940} (Bugle, copper with brass.
Stamped on bell “HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 4299”).
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Feb/08 21:55:55 GMT ]

{4950} (Bugle, copper with brass.
Stamped on bell “Class C / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 4950”).
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Oct/24 08:55:32 BST ]

{5005} (Herald's trumpet (probably in E♭); brass, garland, ligature tuning at mouthpipe, rings for banner
Stamped on bell “HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 5005”).
[ John Webb; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 478 ]

{14697} (Bugle in C.
Stamped on bell “HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 14697”).
[ John Webb; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 239 ]

{14947} (Cavalry trumpet.
Stamped on bell “HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 14947”).
[ Private collection ]

{20576} (B♭ Trumpet, HP, cavalry trumpet model).
Blueprint in Boosey and Hawkes Archive drawn from this instrument.

{20889} (Bugle, copper with brass garland and ferrules.
Inscribed on bell “HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 20889”).
 Auction on eBay ends 20131/Sep/22 18:16:47 BST ]

{20892} (Bugle, copper with brass garland and ferrules.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Dec/05 20:13:41 GMT ]

{21993} (Clarion in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “...E... & ... / Denman Street / ... ”, and at back of bell near rim “21993”).
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (696) ]

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Inscribed Denman Street: band and orchestral brass instruments

{9812} (Bass slide trombone in G with crook for F.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; at back of bell near rim “9812”; scratched on bell “196”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .”; no numerals at joint).
Post 1895, probably c 1900.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (2702) ]

{10565} (Euphonium in C / B♭ 4 valves; conical bore 4th valve.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; at back of bell near rim “10565”).
Post 1895, probably c 1900.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{10869} (Circular bass in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “Superior Class / HAWKES & SON / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”).
Post 1895, probably c 1900.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{11177} (Euphonium in C; 4 valves; conical bore 4th valve.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on bell rim “11177”; on sides of valve casings “4”, “5”, “6”, “7”; on side of 2nd and 4th valves “HAWKES & SON / LONDON”).
Post 1895, probably c 1900.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (3410) ]

{12160} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; wide bore; with bell and slide locks.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; inscribed on back of bell near rim “12160” or possibly “12169”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .”; no numerals at joint).
Post 1895, probably c 1900.
 Make an offer on eBay 2012/Jan/15 23:52:19 GMT ]

{12212} (Cornet.
Inscribed on bell “1st CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus”).
Post 1895, probably c 1900.
[ Private collection ]

{12395} (Alto slide trombone in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; inscribed on back of bell near rim “12395”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .”; no numerals at joint).
Circa 1900.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (521) ]

{12822} (Valve trumpet in F with crooks for E♭, D, and C; military model; brass.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON”; inscribed on back of bell near rim “12822”; stamped on 2nd valve casing “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”; stamped on valve casings, top and bottom caps “7”, “8”, “9”; stamped on mouthpiece receivers of crooks (6030c) “D”, (6030d) “C”).
Circa 1900.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (6030) ]

{13709} (Tenor cor in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / Edin. Corp. / T.S.S”; inscribed on back of bell near rim “13709”; on 2nd valve casing “29 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 4”).
Circa 1900.
[ Private collection ]

{13773} (Baritone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / ...”; on bell near rim “13773”).
Circa 1900.
[ Private collection ]

Earliest use of “SONOROUS”

{13805} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on 2nd valve casing “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”).
Circa 1900.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Aug/21 15:16:44 BST ]

{13848} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell “13848”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .”; no numerals at joint).
Circa 1900.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (1130) ]

{14416} (Echo cornet.
Inscribed on bell “SONOROUS / EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell “14416”; inscribed on valves “16”, “17 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 5”, “18”).
Circa 1900.
[ Private collection, Germany ]

{14573} (Slide trumpet. Inscribed on bell “1ST / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 14573”).
Circa 1900.
[ Duke University, Eddy Collection 258 ]

{14697} (Bugle in C.
Stamped on bell “HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 14697”).
Circa 1900.
[ John Webb; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 239 ]

{14793} (French horn, now converted to hand horn.
Stamped on bell with poinçon “H”; inscribed on garland “HAWKES & SONS” [sic] “LONDON”; above garland at back “14793”).
Circa 1900.
[ Musica Kremsmünster 232 ]

{14947} (Cavalry trumpet.
Stamped on bell “HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 14947”).
Circa 1900.
[ Private collection ]

{15887} (Baritone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”).
Circa 1900.
[ Private collection ]

{16131} (Bass slide trombone in G. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “16131”; no numerals at joint).
Circa 1900.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{16341} (Bombardon in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / ...”).
Circa 1900.
[ Private collection ]

{16567} (Valved french horn).
Circa 1900.
[ Museum of Army Music, Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, London, 122 ]

{16584} (Tenor slide trombone. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “16584”.
Circa 1900.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Apr/03 12:00:38 BST ]

{17445} (Tenor cor in F / E♭, 3 valves; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON” and, below, “2ND W.Y.R.E.V. / LEEDS”. on back of bell near rim “17445”).
Circa 1905.
[ John Webb; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 417 ]

{18020} (Valved french horn, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “18020”; inscribed on valves “4”, “5 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 4”, “6”; inscribed on crook “F” on plate, and “...N LONDON”).
Circa 1905.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (865) ]

{18110} (Flugelhorn in B♭, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “18110”; on valve casings “10”, “11”, “12”; on second valve casing “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 4”; on ligature “S”; on tops of valve pistons “13”, “11”, “12”).
Circa 1905.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (1150) ]

{18204} (Tenor horn in E♭, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / D.U.D.C.”; on back of bell near rim “THE PROPERTY OF DARTFORD U.D.C. / 18204”; on valve casings “13”, “14”, “15”; on second valve casing “HAWKES & SON / LONDON”).
Circa 1905.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jan/23 13:39:09 GMT ]

{18911} (Bombardon in BBb, 3 valves, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE PROFUNDO / ... / HAWKES & SON / ... / 18911”.
Circa 1905.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Dec/04 20:32:12 GMT ]

{18917} (Flugelhorn in B♭, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 18917”; on second valve casing “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 4”).
Circa 1905.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Feb/14 21:36:12 GMT ]

{19053} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; near bell rim at back “19053”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / ..” (the first dot possibly a mark); no numerals at joint).
Circa 1905.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{19170} (Bass slide trombone in G; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; near bell rim at back “19170”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / ..”; no numerals at joint).
Circa 1905.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{19386} (Soprano cornet; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; near bell rim at back “19386”).
Circa 1905.
[ Private collection, Belgium ]

{20296} (Tenor trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; near bell rim at back “20296”).
Circa 1905.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{22526} (Trumpet in F, 3 valves, long wrap.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; near bell rim at back “22526”; on second valve casing “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”).
Circa 1905.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{22988} (Bass slide trombone in G; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; near bell rim at back “22988”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / -”; no numerals at joint).
Circa 1905.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{23755} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; near bell rim at back “23755”; on second valve casing “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”).
Circa 1908.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{24175} (French horn, orchestral model, brass).
Stamped on bell with poinçon “H”; inscribed on garland “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS CLASS / HAWKES & SON, / LONDON”; near bell rim at back “24175”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{24266} (Tenor slide trombone.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; near bell rim at back “24266”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection ]

{24460} (Bombardon in E♭, 3 valves).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection ]

{24472} (Tenor slide trombone.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman St / Piccadilly Circus / London / THE NORDHEIMER COMPANY / LIMITED”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection ]

{24507} (Baritone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “24507”; on 2nd valve casing “8 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 6”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{24990} (Baritone in B♭).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection ]

{25073} (Euphonium in B♭, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”).
Circa 1910.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Apr/24 19:13:16 BST ]

{25300} (French horn, military model, brass).
Stamped on bell above garland with poinçon “H” / “5TH.. BN. SCO. RIF. / 20”; inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 9”). stamped on back of bell above garland “25300”; stamped on valve casings “16”, “17 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON”, “18”; stamped on all three valve tuning-slides “F” and “E♭”; inscribed on german silver rectangular plaque on crook “F”.
[ Hunterian Museum, Glasgow, 112076 ]

{25532} (Tenor slide trombone.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman St / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”).
Circa 1910.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Mar/23 20:53:25 GMT ]

{26375 or 26875} (Tenor horn in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “26?75” on 2nd valve casing “5 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 5”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{26462} (Cornet in B♭, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”.
Circa 1910.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Feb/28 20:11:55 GMT ]

Earliest use of “Clippertone”

{26519} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W / 26519” and with effaced owner's inscription).
Circa 1910.
 eBay offer invited 2011/Dec/10 ]

Earliest hawk-and-globe trademark

{26581} (G-bass slide trombone, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “26581”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON” (no dots).
Circa 1910.
[ Vichy auction 15.12.12 lot 556 ]

{26642} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “26642”; on 2nd valve casing “14” and on opposite side “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{27071} (Bass slide trombone in G.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “27071”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection ]

{26731} (Contrabass slide trombone in 18-ft B♭.
Inscribed on bell “THE EMPEROR / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on inner slides near mpr “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “26731”).
Circa 1910.
[ Museum of Army Music, Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, London, 184 ]

Earliest use of “EMPEROR”

{27108} (Baritone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “27108”; on 2nd valve casing “14 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 6”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{27168} (Tenor slide trombone.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “27168”).
Circa 1910.
 eBay buy-it-now / offer invited 2013/Nov/26 20:05:35  ]

{27569} (Bass slide trombone in G, brass.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “27569”).
Circa 1910.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Nov/20 20:05:48 GMT ]

{27601} (Circular bass or helicon in E♭, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / W.L.D.S. / 24 / APRIL 1911”; on back of bell near rim “27601”).
1911 or soon before (inscription date April 1911).
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (1699) ]

{27752} (Bass slide trombone in G, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON”; on back of bell near rim “27752”).
Circa 1910.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Sep/12 19:46:16 BST ]

{27943} (B♭ tenor slide trombone.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 27943”).
Circa 1910.
[ Charles Moore Collection, University of Leicester SW812, 1.109 ]

{28557} (Soprano cornet in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / ...”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection ]

{28645} (B♭ echo cornet).
Circa 1910.
[ Berlin Musikinstrumenten-Museum LG50 ]

{28752} (Flugel in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / ...”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection ]

{28795} (E♭ bombardon, 3 valves. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 28795”; on side of 2nd valve casing “14 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”).
Circa 1910.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/May/12 18:04:31 BST ]

{28895} (B♭ tenor slide trombone. Inscribed on bell “1ST / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 28895”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{29001} (B♭ bombardon, 3 valves. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 29001”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{29138} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 29138”; on side of valve casings “4”, “5 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 7”, “6”).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{29174} (G Bass slide trombone. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 29174”).
Circa 1910.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Oct/15 20:01:28 BST ]

{29295} (Tenor slide trombone. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 29295”; on inner slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .”).
Circa 1910.
[ Museum of Army Music, Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, London, 480 ]

{29524} (Slide trombone. Inscribed on bell “1ST / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 29524”).
Circa 1910.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Dec/18 20:15:00 GMT ]

{29545} (Slide trombone, silver-plated).
[ Phillips auctions 13 Apr 1989 lot 21 and 27 Jul 1989 lot 7 ]

{29597} (French horn. Inscribed on bell with monogram “H” and “29597”; on the garland “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS CLASS / HAWKES & SON. LONDON”; on the valve casings “16”, “17”, “18”; and on the 2nd valve casing “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 9”; on the valve tuning-slides “A / A♭ / G / F / E♭” with gradations).
Circa 1910.
[ Bruno Kampmann Collection, Paris (371) ]

{29725} (Slide trombone. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 29725”).
Circa 1910.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Aug/27 21:11:07 BST ]

{29804} (Bombardon in E♭).
Circa 1910.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{29830} (Slide trombone. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 29830”).
Circa 1911.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Mar/29 23:53 BST ]

{30078} (Bugle alto or cavalry tenor horn in F, 4 valves in-line.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 30078”; on valve casings and top and bottom caps “1”, “2”, “3”, “4”; on side of 2nd valve casing “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 2”).
Circa 1912.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (3484) ]

{30102} (Tenor horn in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS ...”).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection ]

{30195} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London / 30195”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .”; at joint on both parts “10”).
Circa 1912.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{30359} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 30359”).
Circa 1912.
[ Private collection ]

{30392} (Tuba in E♭; 4 valves; cavalry model with front action valves.
Inscribed on bell “THE EMPEROR / BASS / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 30392”).
Circa 1912.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Nov/04 15:39:39 GMT ]

{30498} (Trumpet in B♭ - A; shunt for A on large bow.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 30498”).
Circa 1912.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Aug/12 12:21:39 BST ]

{30530} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 30530”; on side of valve casings “25”, “26 / H[---]N”, “27”).
Circa 1912.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{31163} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 31163”).
Circa 1912.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Oct/02 22:09:29 BST ]

{31556} (Flugelhorn in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 31556”).
Circa 1912.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jul/15 16:26:59 BST ]

{30102} (Tenor horn in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / ...”).
Circa 1912.
[ Private collection ]

{30720} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 30720”; on side of valve casings “16”, “17 / HAWKES & SON / 7”, “18”).
Circa 1912.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Feb/05 22:04:08 GMT ]

{31349} (Trumpet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 31349”; on side of valve casings “16”, “17 / HAWKES & SON / 7”, “18”).
Circa 1912.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Apr/23 21:35:28 BST ]

{31359} (French horn).
Circa 1912.
[ Private collection ]

{32074} (Cornet.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 32074”).
Circa 1912.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Mar/11 07:10:54 GMT ]

{32169} (Euphonium in B♭, 4 valves, Dictor system.
Inscribed on bell “The Dictor / REGD. / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 32169” ; with two diagrams: “4 / 3” / treble clef and D♯3 / “D♯”; “4 / 3” / bass clef and C♯2 / “C♯”).
Circa 1912.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

Earliest “Dictor”

{32151} (Trumpet in C / B♭ - A; two main tuning-slides.
Stamped on bell “... / Clippertone / ...”).
Circa 1912.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{32393} (Cornet in B♭.
Stamped on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 32393”).
Circa 1912.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Jul/29 20:16:13 BST ]

{32399} (Bombardon in E♭, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 32399”).
Circa 1912.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jun/09 15:33:24 BST ]

 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Jan/09 12:01:19 GMT ]

{32799} (Tenor horn in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 32799”).
Circa 1913.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Feb/21 20:26:19 GMT ]

{32894} (Baritone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 32894”; on 2nd valve casing “17 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 6”).
Circa 1913.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{33068} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / The / Clippertone / ...”).
Circa 1913.
[ Private collection ]

{33264} (Cornet in B♭.
Stamped on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 33264”).
Circa 1913.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Sep/04 20:16:14 BST ]

{33357} (Cornet.
Inscribed on bell “... / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / ...”).
Circa 1913.
[ Private collection ]

{33875} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / The / Clippertone / ...”).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection ]

{34180} (Euphonium in B♭, 4 valves.
Inscribed on bell “1st / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 34180/ 4TH BATT / ROYAL BERKS REGIMENT”; on 2nd valve casing “29 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 7”).
Circa 1913.
[ Private collection ]

{34273} (Straight (Bach) trumpet in 3¼-ft E♭ / 3½-ft D, 3 valves.
Stamped on bell “HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 34273”; on alternative sections “D” and “E♭”; on valve stems, casings and bottom caps “1”, “2”, “3”; on 2nd valve casing “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 6”).
Circa 1913.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (1299) ]

{34294} (Trumpet in B♭ - A; A slide with restraining nut in big bow.
Stamped on bell “♭ / The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 34294”).
Circa 1913.
[ Private collection ]

{34366} (Straight (Bach) trumpet in 3¼-ft E♭ / 3½-ft D, 3 valves.
Stamped on bell “HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 34366”).
Circa 1913.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Mar/13 18:40:08 GMT ]

{34577} (Trombone in B♭.
stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 34577”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .”).
Circa 1913.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Sep/10 14:50:43 BST ]

{34724} (Flugelhorn in B♭.
Circa 1913. [ Carl Busch Collection at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign ]

{34725} (Flugelhorn in B♭.
Circa 1913. [ Carl Busch Collection at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign ]

{34921} (Cornet in B♭.
Stamped on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 34921”).
Circa 1913.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Aug/01 19:44:07 BST ]

{35029} (Trumpet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell i“Superior Class / Hawkes & Son / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London / 35029”).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection ]

{35063} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell i“SUPERIOR CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 35063”).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection ]

{35274} (Bass slide trombone in G.
Inscribed on bell “1ST / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 35274”).
Circa 1915.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Oct/09 20:23:50 BST ]

{35566} (Bass slide trombone in G).
Circa 1915.
[ Museum of Army Music, Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, London, 183 ]

{35587} (Bombardon in E♭).
Circa 1915.
[ Recorded secondhand in Rudall Carte stock book 0: Bought 20 Feb 1919; sold 18 Sep 1919 -> 2nd Batt. Buffs. ]

{35922} (Tenor cor in F/E♭.
stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 35922”).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{36019} (Bombardon in E♭, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “1st / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 36019”).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection, Australia ]

{36105} (Bombardon in E♭, 4 valves.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 36105” on 2nd valve casing “22 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 6”; on 4th valve casing “15 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection ]

{36273} (Tenor cor in F / E♭.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 36273”).
Circa 1915.
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{36374} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 36374”).
Circa 1915.
 Buy-it-now on eBay 2014/Apr/09 ]

{36379} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 36379”).
Circa 1915.
[ Royal College of Music RCM 220 ]

{36426} (Circular bass in E♭.
stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 36426”).
Circa 1915.
[ Gardiner Houlgate auction, Corsham, 18.6.15 lot 451 ]

{36531} (Trombone in B♭.
stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 36531”).
Circa 1915.
[ Tennants auction, Leyburn, 18.6.15 lot 451 ]

{36548} (Tenor slide trombone).
Circa 1915.
[ Museum of Army Music, Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, London, 182 ]

{36706} (Soprano cornet in E♭).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{37086} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 37086”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / .”; at joint “58”).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{37236} (Baritone in B♭, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell with crown / “HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 37236”).
Circa 1915.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jul/18 12:24:50 BST ]

Lowest numbered instrument inscribed with crown / “HAWKES & SON”

{37356} (Euphonium in B♭, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “... / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / ...”).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection ]

{37357} (Tenor cor, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell with crown / “HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 37357”).
Circa 1915.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/May/03 13:40:22 BST ]

Highest numbered instrument inscribed with crown / “HAWKES & SON”

{37486} (Euphonium in B♭, 4 valves, Dictor system.
Inscribed on bell “The Dictor / REGD. / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 37486” ; with two diagrams: “4 / 3” / treble clef and D♯3 / “D♯”; “4 / 3” / bass clef and C♯2 / “C♯”).
Circa 1915.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/May/10 17:39:18 BST ]

{37889} (Bombardon in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “1ST / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 37889”).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{37923} (Tenor horn in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “1st / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 37923”).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection ]

{38007 ?} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “1ST / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 38007”). on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON” (no dots); no numerals at joint).
Circa 1915.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{38236} (Bass slide trombone in G.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 38236”).
Circa 1915.
[ Real Conservatorio Superior de Musica, Madrid ]

{38475} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 38475”).
Circa 1915.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Nov/13 20:19:10 GMT ]

{39020} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “1ST / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 39020”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON” (no dots); no numerals at joint).
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{39312} (Cornet in B♭, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London / 39312”).
Circa 1920.
[ Charles Moore Collection, University of Leicester LU131 ]

{39327} (Trombone, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 39327”).
Circa 1920.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Dec/12 13:50:40 GMT ]

{39464} (Trumpet in F/E♭; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 39464” and “B.P. / 2”).
Circa 1920.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (6159) ]

{39548} (Cornet in B♭.
Circa 1920.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London / 39548”; on second valve casing “29” and “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 3”).
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{39645} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 39645”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .”).
Circa 1920.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Feb/26 14:02:33 GMT ]

{39671} (Euphonium in B♭).
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection ]

{39697} (Baritone in B♭).
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection ]

{39769} (Cornet in B♭.
Circa 1920.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London / 39769”).
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Nov/20 23:18:24 GMT ]

{39782} (Tuba in E♭; 4 valves; cavalry model with front action valves.
Inscribed on bell “THE EMPEROR / BASS / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 39782”; on side of valve casings “4”, “5 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 2”, “6”.
Circa 1920.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (2992) ]

{39793} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 39793”).
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection ]

{39845} (Tenor slide trombone. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 39845”).
Circa 1920.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Mar/04 13:11:27 GMT ]

{39878} (Tenor slide trombone. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 39878 / 24”).
Circa 1920.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Jun/24 21:04:45 BST ]

{39936} (Euphonium in B♭, 4 valves, Dictor system.
Inscribed on bell “The Dictor / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman St / Piccadilly Circus / London”
Circa 1920.
 Auction on eBay ]

{40103} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 40103” and, below, “S.I.S.B”).
Circa 1920.
[ Batemans auction, Stamford, 6 Mar 2015 lot 1019 ]

{40298} (Tenor horn in F/E♭.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 40298”).
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{40340} Bombardon in B♭, cavalry model, 3 valves).
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection ]

{40431} (Tenor horn in E♭, 4 valves. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 40431”).
Circa 1920.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Jul/06 12:49:42 BST ]

{40514} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 40514” and “DEDICATED TO / THE GLORY OF GOD / IN THE MEMORY OF / BAND SERGT WARREN / WHO FELL IN ACTION”).
Circa 1920.
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{40542} (Soprano cornet in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 40542”; on 2nd valve casing “23” and “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 6”).
Circa 1920.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (6010) ]

{40735} (Cornet in B♭).
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection ]

{40828} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 40828”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON” (no dots).
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Nov/10 19:29:41 GMT ]

{40869} (Tenor horn in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 40869”).
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection ]

{40935} (French horn, brass; with crooks and slide gradations for A, A♭, G, F, E♭; with high and low pitch slides and coupler.
stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 40935” / poinçon “H”).
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{41024} (Circular bass in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “Excelsior Sonorous, Class A”).
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection ]

{41096} (Tenor horn in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 41096”; on 2nd valve casing “35 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 3”).
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{41364} (Euphonium in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 41364”).
Circa 1920.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Mar/02 23:50:15 GMT ]

{41366} (Euphonium in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / ...”).
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection ]

{41401} (Soprano cornet in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / Hawkes & Son / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 41401”).
Circa 1920.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jul/14 20:10:05 BST ]

{41421} (Tenor slide trombone)
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection ]

{41527} (Bass slide trombone in G; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 41527”).
Circa 1920.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jan/20 12:23:07 GMT ]

{41628} (Tenor slide trombone.)
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 41628”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON” (no dots).
Circa 1920.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/May/06 18:24:57 BST ]

{41686} (Cornet in B♭, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 41686”).
Circa 1920.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Apr/12 14:54:13 BST ]

{41839} (Bach trumpet in C, B♭ and A).
Circa 1920.
[ Berlin Musikinstrumenten-Museum 6004 ]

{42073} (Cornet).
Circa 1920.
[ Museum of Army Music, Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, London, 182 ]

{42091} (Tuba, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 42091”).
Circa 1920.
[ Christies auction 20.6.94 lot 166 ]

{42159} (Tuba in B♭; 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 42159”; on side of valve casings “25”, “26 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 4”, “27”; on valve stems and top caps “25”, “26”, “27”; inscribed on main tuning-slide “L.P.”).
Circa 1920.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (1864) ]

{42172} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The / Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 42172”).
Circa 1920.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Mar/30 21:47:02 BST ]

{42185} (Soprano cornet in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / Clippertone / ...”).
Circa 1920.
[ Private collection ]

{42384} (French horn.
According to the firm's archives (Journal), “New Bell to French Horn.”, made 10 Mar 1924.
Circa 1921.
[ Location not known ]

{42450} (Soprano slide trombone in B♭ with slide for A.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 42450”).
Circa 1921.
[ Franz Streitwieser; Musica Kremsmünster 499 ]

{42497} (Tuba in E♭; 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 42497”; on side of valve casings “19”, “20 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 2”, “21”; on valve stems and top caps “19”, “20”, “21”).
Circa 1921.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (5942) ]

{42761} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “1st / Class / Hawkes & Son / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 42761”).
Circa 1921.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jul/17 20:59:42 BST ]

{42871} (Cornet in B♭ “Clippertone”).
Circa 1921.
[ Private collection ]

{42676} (B♭ trumpet.
According to the firm's archives (Journal), “Altering B♭ ♭pitch Trumpet to ♯pitch / & fitting Rotary valve & flat pitch / slide”, altered 20 Jun 1924.
Circa 1921.
[ Location not known ]

{42--- [42895?]} (Euphonium in B♭, 4 valves, Dictor system).
Circa 1921.
[ Private collection ]

{42996} (Cornet in B♭; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “1ST. / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 42996”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{43101} (Euphonium, 5 valves, Excelsior Sonorous model).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
Blueprints in Boosey and Hawkes Archive drawn from this instrument.

{43189} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES AND SON / Denman St / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 43189”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Mar/01 18:48:52 GMT ]

{43226} (Bugle in C with one valve for G series/
Inscribed on bell “HAWKES AND SON / Denman St / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 43226”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
[ Charles Moore Collection, University of Leicester JH891, 1.27 ]

{43391} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES AND SON / Denman St / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 43391”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Dec/03 06:37:07 GMT ]

{43405} (Baritone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / ...”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
[ Private collection ]

{43494} (Flugel horn, Excelsior Sonorous model).
Circa 1921.
Blueprint in Boosey and Hawkes Archive drawn from this instrument.

{43550} (Baritone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 43550”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
[ Private collection ]

{43627} (Euphonium in B♭; 4 valves; Dictor system).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{43711} (Tenor trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 43711”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Sep/o9 12:33:59 BST ]

{43850} (Bombardon in E♭, cavalry model, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “THE EMPEROR / BASS / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 43850”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{43888} (E♭ tenor horn.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES AND SON / Denman St / Piccadilly Circus / London / 43888”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Aug/29 178:46:36 BST ]

{43927} (Euphonium.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES AND SON / Denman St / Piccadilly Circus / London / 43927”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Aug/26 18:39:08 BST ]

{43936} (Bombardon in EE♭, 3 valves, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE PROFUNDO/ EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Picadilly Circus / LONDON / 43936”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Dec/07 17:32:21GMT ]

{43993} (B♭ Trumpet.
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was 47305 “B♭ Trumpet F.P. (Rotary Valve / & mpipe + W'key fitted). / (old no 43993)”, altered 19 Apr 1924.
Numbered by 12 May 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{44131} (G bass trombone, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 44131”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON” (no dots).
Numbered by 12 May 1922.
[ Private Collection, U.K. ]

{44146} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES AND SON / Denman St / Piccadilly Circus / London / 44146 / manufactured for / D. Davis and Co Pty Ltd / Sydney / and / Brisbane”; the valve casings are numbered “25”; “26”; “27”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 12 May 1922.
[ Private collection ]

{44218} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “Alto Saxophone 44218”; polished 12 May 1922.
Numbered by 12 May 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{44219} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “Alto Saxophone 44219”; polished 16 May 1922.
Numbered by 16 May 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{44322} (Euphonium in B♭, 4 valves, Dictor system.
Inscribed on bell “The Dictor / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 44322” ; with two diagrams: “4 / 3” / treble clef and D♯3 / “D♯”; “4 / 3” / bass clef and C♯2 / “C♯”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 8 Jul 1922.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jun/18~0 11:30:57 BST ]

{44368} (Euphonium in B♭, 4 valves, Dictor system.
Inscribed on bell “The Dictor / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 44368” ; with two diagrams: “4 / 3” / treble clef and D♯3 / “D♯”; “4 / 3” / bass clef and C♯2 / “C♯”; valve casings inscribed “18”, “17 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 3”, “ 16”; caps of valve pistons and stems of valve touchpieces inscribed “18”, “ 17”, “16”; 4th valve casing inscribed “10” and “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 2” along casing; cap of 4th valve piston inscribed “17”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 8 Jul 1922.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (2732) ]

{44453} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “Alto Saxophone 44453”; polished 8 Jul 1922.
Numbered by 8 Jul 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{44454} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “Alto Saxophone 44454”; polished 28 Jul 1922.
Numbered by 26 Jul 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{44455} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “Alto Saxophone 44455”; polished 26 Jul 1922.
Numbered by 26 Jul 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{44473} (G bass tromone, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 44473”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 7 Oct 1922.
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{44505} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “2 Alto Saxophones 44505 / 44507”; made Nov 1922; polished 7 Oct 1922.
Numbered by 7 Oct 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{44507} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “2 Alto Saxophones 44505 / 44507”; made Nov 1922; polished 7 Oct 1922.
Numbered by 7 Oct 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{44609} (B♭ valve trombone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 B♭ Valve trombone Sup. 44609.”; polished 2 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 8 Oct 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{44692} (Bombardon.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 44692”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 8 Oct 1922.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Nov/07 19:24:10 GMT ]

{44839} (BB♭ bombardon).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 BB♭ prof Bass Son. / 44839. Finishing / to go with Job 905”; polished ? Mar 1923.
Numbered by 8 Oct 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{44884} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 44884”; on side of valve casings “22”, “23 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 6”, “24”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 8 Oct 1922.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{44888} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 44888”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 8 Oct 1922.
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{44933} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “Alto Saxophones 44933. # 12146”; polished 14 Oct 1922.
Numbered by 8 Oct 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{44934} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “Alto Saxophones 44934”; polished 31 Oct 1922.
Numbered by 8 Oct 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{44935} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “Alto Saxophones 44935. # 12146”; polished 10 Oct 1922.
Numbered by 8 Oct 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{45005} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Alto Saxophone 45005 H&S. 30.”; polished 28 Oct 1922.
Numbered by 8 Oct 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{45006} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Alto Saxophone 45006”; polished 8 Oct 1922.
Numbered by 8 Oct 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{45007} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Alto Saxophone 45007”; polished 8 Oct 1922.
Numbered by 8 Oct 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{45008} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “Alto Saxophone 45008 # 12447”; polished 12 Feb 1923.
Numbered by 28 Dec 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{45010} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Alto Saxophone. H&S. 45010 # 12447”; polished 7 Feb 1923.
Numbered by 28 Dec 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{45032} (Euphonium).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Dictor Eupho. 45032”; polished 21 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 28 Dec 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{45069} (Bombardon in E♭, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “SUPERIOR / CLASS / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 45069”; on side of valve casings “1”, “2 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 6”, “3”; on main tuning-slide “L.P.” twice).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 28 Dec 1922.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (199) ]

{45165} (Soprano saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Sop Saxophone 45165”; polished 28 Dec 1922.
Numbered by 28 Dec 1922.
[ Location not known ]

{45167} (Soprano saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Sop Saxophone for Ptg 45167”; polished 24 Jan 1923.
Numbered by 15 Jan 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45202} (Euphonium).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), =) this was “1 Comp Eupho. 45202”, polished 23 Aug 1923.
Numbered by 15 Jan 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45204} (Euphonium).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 4 val Compensating Eupho. / 45204”; polished 17 Jan 1922 [probably in error for 17 Jan 1923].
Numbered by 15 Jan 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45229} (Slide trombone in B♭).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), “Converting Bb Slide Son Trombone 45229 into trill valve”, 15 Jan 1923.
Numbered by 15 Jan 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45283} (E♭ alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 E♭ Alto Saxophone / # 12393. 45283.”; polished 14 Mar 1923.
Numbered by 14 Feb 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45284} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “Alto Saxophone H&S. / # 12390. 45284.”; polished 8 Mar 1923.
Numbered by 14 Feb 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45285} (Alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Alto Saxophone No 36. / 45285. Silver Oxydising”; polished 3 Mar 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45287} (E♭ alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “E♭ Alto Saxophone. Sharp P. / # 12392. 45287.”; polished 13 Mar 1923.
Numbered by 14 Feb 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45288} (E♭ alto saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 E♭ Alto Saxophone / # 12392. 45288”; polished 10 Mar 1923.
Numbered by 14 Feb 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45290} (Soprano saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Sop. Saxophone. H&S. 45290 # 10826”; polished 14 Feb 1923.
Numbered by 14 Feb 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45305} (Helicon in E♭).
Inscribed on bell “Superior Class / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London / 45305)”.
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 26 Feb 1923.
[ Gardiner Houlgate auction, Corsham, 29.5.92 lot 133 ]

{45345} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 C Cornet, with spec Rotary Slide 45345”; polished 13 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 26 Feb 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45346} (Slide trombone in B♭).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Large Bore Bb Slide Trombone. / Light, with ♭ pitch Slide / & trill Valve”, made 26 Feb 1923.
Numbered by 26 Feb 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45350} (Slide trombone in B♭).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), “Pr Slides fitted bell”, 5 Apr 1923.
Numbered by 5 Mar 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45361} (B♭ trumpet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 B♭ Trumpet R.V. ♭ pitch”, made 5 Mar 1923.
Numbered by 5 Mar 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45405 or 46405 or 40405 or or 48405} Tenor cor in F.E♭. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 4?405”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{45481} (B♭ slide trombone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 B♭ Light Trombone 45481.”; polished 30 Jun 1923.
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45482} (B♭ slide trombone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 B♭ Son Light Trombone. 45482”; polished 30 Jul 1923.
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45511} (Tenor horn. Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR ...”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Apr/01 17:19:23 BST ]

{45549} (B♭ trumpet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 B♭ Son Trumpet V.B. 45549 / with extra slide”; polished 25 Jun 1923.
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45682} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Light Clip Cornet 45682”; polished 4 Jul 1923.
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45696} (G bass slide trombone).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{45729} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Clip Cornet 45729”; polished 4 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45739} (E♭ bombardon).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 E♭ Son Bomb 3 val 45739”; polished 4 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45740} (E♭ bombardon).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Son - 3val E♭ Bomb. 45740”; polished 6 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45762} (Euphonium).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Eupho. 4 val. 45762”; polished 29 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45764} (Flugel horn).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “2 Flugel Horns Son / for pltg 45764 - 5”; polished 27 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45765} (Flugel horn).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “2 Flugel Horns Son / for pltg 45764 - 5”; polished 27 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45775} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “3 Clip Cornets (for pltg) 45775 - 8 - 9”; polished 28 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45776} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “3 Clip Cornets (for pltg) 45776 - 7 - 80”; polished 28 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45777} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “3 Clip Cornets (for pltg) 45776 - 7 - 80”; polished 28 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45778} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “3 Clip Cornets (for pltg) 45775 - 8 - 9”; polished 28 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45779} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “3 Clip Cornets (for pltg) 45775 - 8 - 9”; polished 28 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45780} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “3 Clip Cornets (for pltg) 45776 - 7 - 80”; polished 28 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45781} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Clip Cornet 45781”; polished 5 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45782} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Clip Cornet. 45782”; polished 3 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45783} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Clip Cornet 45783”; polished 4 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45784} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Clip Cornet. 45784”; polished 2 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45864} (G bass slide trombone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 G. Son S. Trombone. 45864.”; polished 30 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45875} (BB♭ bombardon).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 BB♭ Prof Bomb. 45875”; polished 5 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45788} (Baritone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Baritone Son (for pltg) 45788”; polished 27 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45792} (Baritone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Son Baritone 45792”; polished 26 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45805} (Tenor horn).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Sup Tenor Horn. 45805”; polished 17 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45818} (E♭ bombardon).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 E♭ Emp. Bore. R.S. Bomb. / 45818”; polished 6 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45830} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Clip Cornet 45830”; polished 20 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45849} (B♭ slide trombone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 B♭ Son Trombone 45849”; polished 30 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45860} (E♭ bombardon).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 E♭ Emp Bomb 4 val. 45860”; polished 4 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45861} (E♭ bombardon).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 E♭ Emp Bass. 4 val. 45861”; polished 18 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45868} (B♭ trumpet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 B♭ Trumpet R.C. 45868”; polished 14 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45874} (E♭ bombardon).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 E♭ Prof Bomb 3 valves / for pltg 45874”; polished 28 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45876} (BB♭ bombardon).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 BB♭ Prof Bombardon 3 val. 45876 # 14321”; polished 29 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45877} (Baritone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Son Baritone 45877.”; polished 29 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45878} ([Soprano cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Clip Soprano. 45878”; polished 3 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45885} (F / E♭ french horn).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 F & E♭ French Horn 45885 / & flat pitch Slide Son.”; polished 3 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 28 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45886} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Clip Cornet 45886 spec / Scraped & papered first)”; polished 28 Jun 1923.
Numbered by 28 Jun 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45889} (B♭ slide trombone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 B♭ Med Slide Trombone. / Plain X.L. 45889”; polished 4 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jul 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45892} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Clip Cornet. flat pitch 45892”; polished 11 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 3 Jul 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45894} (Euphonium).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 1st Class Eupho. 3 val. 45894”; polished 3 Jul 1923 [ last digit indistinct ].
Numbered by 3 Jul 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45941} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 45941”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 4 Jul 1923.
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{45974} (Bach trumpet in E♭ and D).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 E♭ & D Bach Trumpet 45974”; polished 23 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 4 Jul 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45881} (Soprano cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Soprano Son 45881”; polished 14 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 4 Jul 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45896} (Bach trumpet in B♭ and A).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 B♭ & A Bach Trumpet 3val / 45896”; polished 4 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 4 Jul 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{45996} (Echo cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 L.P. Echo Cornet 45996”; polished 28 Jul 1923.
Numbered by 28 Jul 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{46028} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London / 46028”; on second valve casing “14” and “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 9”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 3 Oct 1923.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{46211} (B♭ trumpet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 B♭ Trumpet with Extra Slide 46211”; polished 3 Oct 1923.
Numbered by 3 Oct 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{46349} (Trombone.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London / 46349”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 16 Oct 1923.
[ Bonhams auction 6.10.94 lot 25 ]

{46353} (Bach trumpet in E♭).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “Bach Trumpet E♭ & D 46353”; polished 16 Oct 1923.
Numbered by 16 Oct 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{46363} (Trumpet in C).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 C Trumpet and ♭ Slide & Extra / Slide & 4 Ring”; polished 26 Oct 1923.
Numbered by 26 Oct 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{46370} (Trumpet in C).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was a “C Trumpet & ♭ pitch Slide.”, altered 15 May 1924.
Numbered by 30 Oct 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{46371} (Bombardon in E♭).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 E♭ Emp Bass. RH. 46371”; polished 30 Oct 1923.
Numbered by 30 Oct 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{46378} (Slide cornet in B♭; 4 connectors for [B♭], ♭, A, ♭ A; with restraining cord.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 46378”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / ..”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 7 Nov 1923.
[ Horniman Museum, London ]

{46380} (Cornet in C).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 C. Cornet. Sup. 46380”; polished 7 Nov 1923.
Numbered by 7 Nov 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{46448} (Bach trumpet in E♭/D).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 4 Mar 1924.
[ Phillips auction 30.1.92 lot 11 ]

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{46535} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London / 46535”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / . / & SON / . / LONDON”; at joint on both parts “89”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 4 Mar 1924.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (2730) ]

{46577} (Tenor horn in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A” and “4th PRINCE OF WALES'S VOLUNTEERS / JANUARY, 1924”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 4 Mar 1924.
[ Private collection ]

{46684} (B♭ trumpet.
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was a “C Trumpet & ♭ pitch Slide.”, altered 15 May 1924.
Numbered by 4 Mar 1924.
[ Location not known ]

{4681?} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London / 4681?”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 4 Mar 1924.
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{46971} (Tenor horn in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / ...”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 4 Mar 1924.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Apr/07 14:04:43 BST ]

{47071} (Trumpet in B♭ . A.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London / 47071”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 4 Mar 1924.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Jul/27 20:50:52 BST ]

{47130} (Slide trombone in B♭).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), “B♭ Med Slide Tromb. / with F.P. Slide.”, made 4 Mar 1924.
Numbered by 4 Mar 1924.
[ Location not known ]

{47216} (Slide trombone in B♭).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “B♭ Slide Trombone. Light. / With trill valve & L.P. Slide”, made 24 Apr 1924.
[ Location not known ]

{47219} (Soprano saxophone).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “Sop Saxop. Straight 47219”; polished  Apr 1924.
Numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
[ Location not known ]

{47305} (B♭ Trumpet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “B♭ Trumpet F.P. (Rotary Valve / & mpipe + W'key fitted). / (old no 43993)”, altered 19 Apr 1924.
Numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
[ Location not known ]

{47333} (C Trumpet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 C Trumpet with B♭ R.V.”, made 6 May 1924.
Numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
[ Location not known ]

{47518} (French horn).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Son French Horn. Light. Short Slides / Detach Valves.”, made 24 Jun 1924.
Numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
[ Location not known ]

{47579} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 47579”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “. / HAWKES / & SON / LONDON”; at joint on both parts “10”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (1801) ]

Earliest use of “Artist's Perfected”

{47585} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Spec Cornet X.L. (Sup Mod).”, made 18 Jun 1924.
Numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
[ Location not known ]

{47682} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS”; also with 1924 presentation).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
[ Private collection ]

{47689} (Bass slide trombone, silver-plated;
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected / ...”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
[ Phillips auctions 13 Apr 1989 lot 22 and 27 Jul 1989 lot 7 ]

{47748} (French horn).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Son French Horn. ♭pitch S.S.”, made 10 Jul 1924.
Numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
[ Location not known ]

{47851} (Baritone in B♭; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 47851”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
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{47907} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 47907”; on side of 2nd valve casing “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 9”; on sides of valve casings, top and bottom caps and stems “10”, “11”, “12”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (4414) ]

{47939} (B♭.A trumpet; quick-change valve.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 47939”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Apr/06 01:57:01 BST ]

{47948} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “Artist's Perfected / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 47948”).
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Aug/03 19:47:56 BST ]

{48007} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Long Model. Clip Cornet”, made 7 Apr 1924.
According to the firm's archive (Journal), numbered by 7 Apr 1924.
[ Location not known ]

{48424} (Bass slide trombone in G; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “Artist's Perfected / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 48424”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / ..”; at joint on both parts “9”).
Probably 1924.
[ John Webb; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 546 ]

{48424} (B♭ euphonium, 3 valves; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 48424”).
Probably 1924.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jun/20 20:07:37 BST ]

Duplicate number very clearly stamped on eBay euphonium

{48567} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “Artist's Perfected / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 48567”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver (obliterated by lyre box).
Probably 1924.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{48649} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 48649”).
Probably 1924.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{48676} (Bombardon in B♭, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “THE EMPEROR / BASS / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 48676”).
Probably 1924.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Nov/18 15:23:04 GMT ]

{48743} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; brass.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 48743”).
Probably 1924.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Dec/31 19:17:24 GMT ]

{48794} (Soprano slide trombone in B♭, silver-plated; with cord restrainer.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS/ CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 48794”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / ..”; at joint on inner slide tenon only “31”).
Probably 1924.
[ John Webb; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 505 ]

{48973} (B♭.A trumpet; quick-change valve; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 48973”).
Probably 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Oct/08 15:38:27 BST ]

{49066} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 49066”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “. / HAWKES / & SON / LONDON”; at joint on both sides “12”).
Probably 1925.
[ John Webb; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 522 ]

{49127} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭, Cabaret model.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 49127”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .. ”).
Probably 1925.
[ Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 900 ]

{49237} (Cornet in B♭.A.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 49237”).
Circa 1925.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{49373} (French horn, 3 piston valves, crookable up to A).
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 49373” / poinçon “H”.
Circa 1925. [ 
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Apr/27 20:32:23 BST ]

{49464} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 49464”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .. ”).
Circa 1925.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{49492} (Baritone in B♭, 3 valves, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “Superior Class / Hawkes & Son / ... / 49492”.
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Sep/17 21:38:19 BST ]

{49539} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 49539”).
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Dec/19 06:32:05 GMT ]

{49684} (Trumpet in B♭, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 49684”).
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Jan/14 13:32:59 GMT ]

{49670} (B♭.A trumpet; quick-change valve; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 49670”).
Probably 1925.
[ Christies auction 17.3.93 lot 141 ]

{49724} (Straight (Bach) trumpet in B♭ / A, 3 valves.
Stamped on bell “HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 49724”; on middle section “B♭”; on valves “7”, “8 / Hawkes & Son / London”, “9”).
Circa 1925.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (877) ]

{49772} (Flugelhorn.
Inscribed on bell with hawk-and-globe trademark / “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 49772”).
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Nov/30 16:29:42 GMT ]

{49788} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭ with trill valve.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 49788”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / ..”; at joint on bell side only “71”).
Circa 1925.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (5717) ]

{49807} (Bass slide trombone in G, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / HAWKES & SON / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / LONDON / 49807”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / . & SON . / LONDON”).
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Jul/05 09:45:49 BST ]

{50000-50499} [this range of serial numbers was used for saxophones]

{50558} (trumpet in B♭.A.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / LONDON. W. / 50558”).
Circa 1925.
 Buy-it-now on eBay ends 2013/Feb/07 15:08:50 GMT ]

{50620} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “THE CABARET” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 50620” [the “6” not clear]; also “... MAURICE ILIFFE / MARCH 1926”).
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Mar/10 19:57:21 GMT ]

{50688} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “Artists Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 50688)”.
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Aug/31 22:03:21 BST ]

{50759} (B♭.A trumpet; quick-change valve, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 50759 / PRESENTED TO / CORPORAL J. HUDSON / BY LIEUT F. WOOD, DIRECTOR OF MUSIC / AND BAND H.M. SCOTS GUARDS / AS A MARK OF ESTEEM ON RETIREMENT / JANUARY, 1926.”).
Circa 1925.
[ Museum of Army Music, Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, London,  ]

{50761} (B♭.A trumpet; quick-change valve.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 50761”).
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Dec/04 11:59:12 GMT ]

{50767} (B♭ baritone, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “... / EXCELSIOR / ...”).
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Apr/05 14:41:27 BST ]

{50784} (B♭ euphonium, 3 valves.
Inscribed on bell “...” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 50784”).
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jun/19 20:12:19 BST ]

{50881} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W / 50881”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / ..”).
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Feb/10 09:00:57 GMT ]

{50937} (Bombardon in EE♭, 3 valves, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE PROFUNDO/ hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / LONDON.W. / 50937”).
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Apr/23 18:13:01 BST ]

{50993} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “THE CABARET” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 50993”).
Circa 1925.
[ Private collection, Finland ]

{51012} (Cornet in B♭.
Stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 51012”).
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Mar/03 19:37:52 GMT ]

{51520} (Flugel in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / ...”).
Circa 1925.
[ Private collection ]

{51635} (Flugelhorn in B♭.
Stamped on bell, within ornate floral surround, “EXCELSIOR” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 51635”; on valve stems, bottom caps and side of valve casings “1”, “2”, “3”; on side of second valve casing “HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 6”).
Circa 1925.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (223) ]

{51858} (Bombardon in BB♭, 3 valves, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE PROFUNDO/ hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / LONDON.W. / 51858”).
Circa 1925.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Sep/20 12:40:31 BST ]

{52000-52999} [this range of serial numbers was used for saxophones]

{53135} (Soprano cornet in E♭).
Circa 1926.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Dec/21 21:04:49 GMT ]

{53285} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / LONDON. W. / 53285”).
Circa 1926.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Mar/24 16:37 GMT ]

{53409} (Cornet in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / Clippertone / ...”).
Circa 1926.
[ Phillips auction 13.6.96 lot 276; Private collection, U.S.A. ]

{53411} (Alto slide trombone in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “Hawkes & Son / makers / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London. W. / 53411”; on mouthpipe “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON”).
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection, Switzerland ]

{53416} (Bach trumpet in B♭ and A.
Inscribed on bell “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 53416”).
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{53547} (Trombone)
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection ]

{53665} (Cornet in B♭).
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection ]

{53668} (French horn, 3 piston valves).
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 53668”; stamped on bell above garland with poinçon “H”.
Circa 1926. [ 
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Feb/07 08:57:08 GMT ]

{53724} (Bass slide trombone in G, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 53724”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / . & SON . / LONDON”).
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{53755} (Cornet in B♭, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 53755”).
Circa 1926.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Clip. Cornet w/ Sks, Bit, slide, Lyre & mp.”, “S' Plate” 21 Mar 1930.
Circa 1926.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Jul/03 23:14:04 BST ]

{53861} (Trumpet in B♭.A, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 53861”).
Circa 1926.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Mar/18 20:00:49 GMT ]

{54125} (Tenor horn in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 54125”; on side of 2nd valve casing “8 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”).
Circa 1926. [ 
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Dec/29 02:47:40 ]

{54153} (Flugel)
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection ]

{54180} (Tenor horn in E♭).
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection ]

{54181} (Tenor horn in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 54181”; on side of 2nd valve casing “8 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”).
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{54307} (Tenor horn in E♭).
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection ]

{54308} (Tenor horn in E♭).
Circa 1926. [ 
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Sep/01 20:10:33 BST ]

{54340} (Bombardon in EE♭, 4-valve compensating, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE PROFUNDO / ...”).
Circa 1926.
 Auction on eBay ended 2014/Aug ]

{54501} (Trumpet in B♭.A, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 54501”).
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{54566} (Trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 54566”).
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection ]

{54677} (Baritone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “... / EXCELSIOR / ...”).
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection ]

{54696} (B♭ . A trumpet, silverplated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W / 54696”; on 2nd valve casing “8” and “ * / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 9”).
Circa 1926.
 Auction on eBay ended 2015/Jan/11 20:00:16 GMT ]

{54723} (Bombardon in EE♭, 3 valves, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE PROFUNDO / SPECIAL BORE / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 54723”).
Circa 1926.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Sep/17 21:38:19 BST ]

{54743} (Trumpet in B♭ . A, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 54743”).
Circa 1926.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jul/09 13:41:39 BST ]

{54845} (Cornet.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 54845”).
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{54996} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭).
Circa 1926.
[ Private collection ]

{55000-55999} [this range of serial numbers reserved for saxophones]

{56042} (G-bass slide trombone, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 56042”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / . & SON . / LONDON”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), this was numbered by 13 Jun 1928.
Circa 1927.
[ Jeremy Montagu collection, Oxford ]

{56067} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “...” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / Piccadilly Circus / London. W. / 56067”).
Circa 1927.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jun/16 16:54:49 BST ]

{56201} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / Piccadilly Circus / London. W. / 56201”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / . / & SON / LONDON”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), this was numbered by 13 Jun 1928.
Circa 1927.
[ Private collection ]

{56205} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / Piccadilly Circus / London. W. / 56205”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), this was numbered by 13 Jun 1928.
[ Private collection, Finland ]

{56309} (Cornet in B♭ / A. Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / ...”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), this was numbered by 13 Jun 1928.
Circa 1927.
[ Musical Instrument Museum, Phoenix T2008.15.916 ]

{56396} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “THE CABARET” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 56396”;
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), this was numbered by 13 Jun 1928.
Circa 1927.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Mar/30 04:00 BST ]

{56440} (Bombardon in EE♭, 4-valve compensating, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE PROFUNDO / ...”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), this was numbered by 13 Jun 1928.
Circa 1927.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Apr/29 12:18:24 PDT ]

{56585} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected / ... 56585”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), this was numbered by 13 Jun 1928.
Circa 1927.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Feb/17 16:27:17 GMT ]

{56627} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “THE CABARET” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 56627”;
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), this was numbered by 13 Jun 1928.
Circa 1927.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jul/31 11:12:06 BST ]

{56688} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / Piccadilly Circus / London. W. / 56688”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), this was numbered by 13 Jun 1928.
Circa 1927.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Aug/07 18:27:28 BST ]

{56707} (Cornet.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 56707”).
Circa 1927"http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=181610144098"> Auction on eBay ends 2014/Dec/22 18:02:31 GMT
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{56794} (Trumpet in B♭.A, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 56794”).
Circa 1927.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Jun/09 21:40:33 BST ]

{57025} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “THE CABARET” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 57025”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 13 Jun 1928.
[ John Webb; Royal Conservatoire of Scotland 529 ]

{57097} (Trumpet in C, B♭.A, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 57097”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 13 Jun 1928.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Feb/04 05:49:31 GMT ]

{57251} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “THE CABARET” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 57251”).
Paid Bauwens for repair job on batch of 6 (140091-6), 4 hrs = 6/6d charged to Regent Street.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Cab' Trombone”, “S.P.” 22 Nov 1928.
Numbered by 14 Jun 1928.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/May/06 20:20:15 BST ]

{57350} (Bach trumpet in B♭).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 14 Jun 1928.
[ Private collection ]

{57355} (Bach trumpet in F, E♭ [and D].
Inscribed on bell “Hawkes & Son / Makers / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London / W. / 57355”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 14 Jun 1928.
[ Jeremy Montagu collection, Oxford ]

{57388} (Trumpet, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 57388”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 14 Jun 1928.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Nov/02 15:15:07 GMT ]

{57435} (Tenor horn in E♭.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 57435”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Tenor horn”, “Sptd” 1 Nov 1928.
Numbered by 14 Jun 1928.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Nov/04 09:15:18 GMT ]

{57479} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Stamped on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 57479”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Son' B♭ Trombone”, “S.P.” 19 Nov 1928.
Numbered by 14 Jun 1928.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Oct/26 18:27:35 GMT ]

{57492} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Stamped on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 57492”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .”; at joint on bell side “.”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 14 Jun 1928.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (2947) ]

{57514} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Stamped on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 57514”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Son' B♭ Trombone”, “S.P.” 19 Nov 1928.
Numbered by 14 Jun 1928.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Jan/27 16:32:15 GMT ]

{57539} (B♭ cornet.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON W / 57539”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 14 Jun 1928.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Aug/30 198:43:30 BST ]

{57702} (Bass slide trombone in G.
Stamped on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 57702”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “G Trombone”, “S.P.” 26 Sep 1928.
Numbered by 10 Jul 1928.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Oct/18 10:49:54 BST ]

{57755} (Bombardon in EE♭, 4-valve compensating, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE PROFUNDO / COMPENSATING” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON, W. / 57755”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), this was “E. Comp Bass ♯p.” plated 31 Dec 1929.
Numbered by 11 Jul 1928.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{57798} (B♭ trumpet.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “Hawkes & Son / makers / Denman Street / Piccadilly Circus / London W / 57798”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Rot Trumpet”, “S.P.” 4 Dec 1928.
Numbered by 29 Aug 1928.
[ Jeremy Montagu collection, Oxford ]

{57806} (Coach horn, 1 valve).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 29 Aug 1928.
[ Vichy auction 15.12.12 lot 523 ]

{57980} (Flugel).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 11 Sep 1928.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered 152840, 1 Jan 1933.
present location not known ]

{57986} (Flugel).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 11 Sep 1928.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered 152841, 1 Jan 1933.
present location not known ]

{57987} (Cornet).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Clipp' Cornet”, “S.P.” 4 Jan 1929.
Numbered by 11 Sep 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered 152842, 1 Jan 1933.
present location not known ]

{57994} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭.
Stamped on bell “THE CABARET” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 57994”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / ..”; no numerals at joint).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Cab Trombone”, “S.P. G.B” 22 Jan 1929.
Numbered by 11 Sep 1928.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (2851) ]

{58000-58999} [no instruments recorded in this range of serial numbers but a few in plating book; possibly reserved for saxophones]

{59033} (French horn, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON / 59033”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “French Horn”, “S.P.” 6 Nov 1928.
Numbered by 11 Sep 1928.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{59094} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭, silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 59094”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Son. B♭ Tromb.”, “S' Plate ” 27 May 1929; and “B♭ Tromb. Son.”, “S' Plate” 24 Jun 1929.
Numbered by 11 Sep 1929.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{59299} (Contrabass in BBb, 3 valves, silver-plated; original low pitch slide.
Inscribed on bell “THE PROFUNDO” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 59299”.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 11 Sep 1929.
[ Bate Collection, University of Oxford 665 ]

{59340} (Bombardon in EE♭, 4-valve compensating, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE PROFUNDO / COMPENSATING” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON, W. / 59340”).
Numbered by 11 Sep 1928.
 Buy-it-now eBay 2015/Jan/18 ]

{59367}
According to the firm's archives [Boosey instruments book 15] the instrument was unfinished Hawkes & Son stock from 1 Jan 1933.
“Sopr Cornet XL”.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 11 Sep 1929.
Charged to Regent Street 24 Sep 1941.
present location not known ]

{59368} (Soprano cornet in B♭, XL).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 11 Sep 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered 159907, 1 Jan 1933.
present location not known ]

{59369} (Soprano cornet in B♭, XL).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 11 Sep 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered 159908, 1 Jan 1933.
present location not known ]

{59370} (Soprano cornet in B♭, XL).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 11 Sep 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered 159909, 1 Jan 1933.
present location not known ]

{59371} (Soprano cornet in B♭, XL).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 11 Sep 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered 159910, 1 Jan 1933.
present location not known ]

{59477} (Trumpet in B♭.A, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 59477”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Rot Trumpet”, “S.P.” 30 Jan 1929.
Numbered by 5 Mar 1929.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{59485} (B♭ cornet; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON W / 59485”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Clip. Cornet”, “S' P.” 5 Nov 1929.
Numbered by 11 Sep 1929.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Feb/05 18:19:56 GMT ]

{59504} (Trumpet in B♭.A, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 59504”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Rot. Trumpet & slide.”, “S' Plate” 5 Mar 1929.
Numbered by 11 Sep 1928.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Aug/28 18:12:33 BST ]

{59647} (Bach trumpet in D, silver-plated).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 26 Feb 1929.
[ Vichy auction 15.12.12 lot 533 ]

{59899} (E♭ Bass, Emperor).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 26 Feb 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered 153443, 1 Jan 1933.
present location not known ]

{59976} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 59976”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / ...”; at joint on both sides “.”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Son B♭ Trombone”, “S' Plate” 22 Jul 1929.
Numbered by 22 Jul 1929.
[ Private collection, Britain ]
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{60039} (Bass slide trombone in G; silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 60039”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Son G. Tromb”, “S' Plate” 18 Nov 1929.
Numbered by 13 Sep 1929.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Mar/35 10:02:38 GMT ]

{60088} (E♭ bombardon, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE PROFUNDO / Special Bore / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 60088”.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book) 9 Dec 1929 this was “E♭ Prof. Bass w/ Lyre & no” “Replate as new.”.
Numbered by 23 Sep 1929.
[ Bonhams auction 18.5.94 lot 12 ]

{60111}
According to the firm's archives [Boosey instruments book 15] the instrument was unfinished Hawkes & Son stock from 1 Jan 1933.
“Sopr Cornet Sonorous”.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 10 Oct 1929.
Charged to Regent Street 26 Feb 1935.
present location not known ]

{60115}
According to the firm's archives [Boosey instruments book 15] the instrument was unfinished Hawkes & Son stock from 1 Jan 1933.
“Sopr Cornet Sonorous”.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 10 Oct 1929.
Charged to Regent Street 8 Apr 1936.
present location not known ]

{60116}
According to the firm's archives [Boosey instruments book 15] the instrument was unfinished Hawkes & Son stock from 1 Jan 1933.
“Sopr Cornet Sonorous”.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 10 Oct 1929.
Charged to Regent Street 8 Apr 1936.
present location not known ]

{60117} (French horn with crooks.
Inscribed on bell “♭ / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 60117” / poinçon “H”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 10 Oct 1929.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Apr/30 18:09:51 BST ]

{60119} (F. French horn).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 10 Oct 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered 141206, 1932.
present location not known ]

{60122} (F. French horn).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 10 Oct 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered 141207, 1932.
present location not known ]

{60135} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭ with thumb valve.
Inscribed on bell “♭ / Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W / 60135”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 10 Oct 1929.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (6177) ]
Only known extant or recorded Hawkes B♭ + F trombone

{60171} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON W / 60171”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “B♭ Artist Tromb.”, “S' Plate” 31 Jul 1930.
Numbered by 10 Oct 1929.
[ Private collection ]

{60193} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON W / 60193”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Son. B. Trombone”, “S' Plate” 20 May 1930.
Numbered by 10 Oct 1929.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Aug/15 10:23:19 BST ]

{60235} (Clippertone cornet in B♭).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Clip. Cornet”, “S' Plate” 27 Jan 1930.
Numbered by 8 Nov 1929.
present location not known ]

{60280}
According to the firm's archives [Boosey instruments book 15] the instrument was unfinished Hawkes & Son stock from 1 Jan 1933.
“Sopr Cornet Sonorous”.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 28 Nov 1929.
Charged to Regent Street 15 Jul 1937.
present location not known ]

{60281}
According to the firm's archives [Boosey instruments book 15] the instrument was unfinished Hawkes & Son stock from 1 Jan 1933.
“Sopr Cornet Sonorous”.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 28 Nov 1929.
Charged to Regent Street 15 Jul 1937.
present location not known ]

{60282}
According to the firm's archives [Boosey instruments book 15] the instrument was unfinished Hawkes & Son stock from 1 Jan 1933.
“Sopr Cornet H.P. Sonorous”.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 28 Nov 1929.
Charged to Regent Street 12 Jul 1938
present location not known ]

{60283} (Soprano cornet in B♭, Sonorous H.P.).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 28 Nov 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was unfinished at 1 Jan 1933; renumbered 159911.
present location not known ]

{60284} (Soprano cornet in B♭, Sonorous H.P.).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 28 Nov 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was unfinished at 1 Jan 1933; renumbered 159912.
present location not known ]

{60285} (Soprano cornet in B♭, Sonorous H.P.).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 28 Nov 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was unfinished at 1 Jan 1933; renumbered 159913.
present location not known ]

{60323} (Soprano cornet in B♭, Sonorous H.P.).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 28 Nov 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was unfinished at 1 Jan 1933; renumbered 159914.
present location not known ]

{60324} (Soprano cornet in B♭, Sonorous H.P.).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 28 Nov 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was unfinished at 1 Jan 1933; renumbered 159915.
present location not known ]

{60325} (Soprano cornet in B♭, Sonorous H.P.).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 28 Nov 1929.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was unfinished at 1 Jan 1933; renumbered 159916.
present location not known ]

{60377} (French horn.
Inscribed on bell “... / Excelsior Sonorous / ...”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 1 Jan 1930.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{60582} (Bach trumpet in E♭/D.
Inscribed on bell with hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 60582”; on 2nd valve casing “14 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 4 Apr 1930.
[ Royal College of Music RCM 472 ]

{60600} (Trumpet in B♭ . A, silverplated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W / 60600”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Rot Trumpet”, “S.Pte.” 1 Sep 1930.
Numbered by 4 Apr 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Jun/11 14:58:43 BST ]

{60603} (B♭ cornet, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W / 60603”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Spec: Clipp Cornet.”, “S' Plate” 4 Apr 1930.
Numbered by 4 Apr 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Oct/22 ]

{60604} (B♭ cornet, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W / 60604”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Spec: Clipp Cornet.”, “S' Plate” 4 Apr 1930.
Numbered by 7 Apr 1930.
[ Thomson Roddick & Medcalf, Carlisle auction 21 May 2015 lot 834 ]

{60605} (B♭ cornet, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W / 60605”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Spec: Clip Cornet.”, “S' Plate” 4 Apr 1930.
Numbered by 8 Apr 1930.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{60623} (Cornet in B♭; fixed mouthpipe; long model with S-shaped leadpipe; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 60623”; on 2nd valve casing “ * / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Long. Mod. R.C. Cornet”, “S' Plate” 16 Apr 1930.
Numbered by 16 Apr 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/May/13 16:32:31 BST ]

{60626} (Cornet in B♭; fixed mouthpipe; long model with S-shaped leadpipe; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 60626”; on valve casings and caps “7”, “8”, “9”; on 2nd valve casing “ * / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Long Mod: R.C. Cornet”, “S' Plate” 17 Apr 1930.
Numbered by 17 Apr 1930.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (1587) ]

{60668} (Double horn).
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 60668” / poinçon “H”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 20 Jun 1930.
[ Horniman Museum, London 2004.820 ]

{60704} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭; brass.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON W / 60704” and “SG / 3 / DEC 1930”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 25 Jun 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Oct/20 18:21:18 BST ]

{60755} (French horn with crooks; unplated brass.
Inscribed on bell “♭ / EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 60755” / poinçon “H”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 25 Jun 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Jul/24 18:30:25 BST ]

{60813} (Euphonium, 4-valve compensating, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 60813”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 11 Jul 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Jun/04 20:04:12 BST ]

{60923} (B♭ trumpet, silverplated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON W / 60923”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Rot Trumpet ♭ pitch”, “S' P.” 13 Mar 1931.
Numbered by 1 Sep 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Jan/26 21:01:30 GMT ]

{61000-61999} [no extant instruments recorded in this range of serial numbers; possibly reserved for saxophones]

{61617} (Bach trumpet H.S).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 1 Sep 1930.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered in the range 142578-142583, 1 Jan 1933.
present location not known ]

{61618} (Bach trumpet H.S).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 1 Sep 1930.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered in the range 142578-142583, 1 Jan 1933.
present location not known ]

{61619} (Bach trumpet H.S).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 1 Sep 1930.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered in the range 142578-142583, 1 Jan 1933.
present location not known ]

{62018} (B♭ . A trumpet, silverplated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON W / 62018”; on 2nd valve casing “11” and “ * / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 7”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Rot Trumpet”, “Gild inside Bell” 2 Jan 1931.
Numbered by 5 Sep 1930.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{62088} (Tenor slide trombone in B♭, silver-plated.
Stamped on bell “THE CABARET” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 62088”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was plated 30 Dec 1930.
Numbered by 3 Oct 1930.
[ Leslie Edwards; Bate Collection, University of Oxford (10202) ]

{62209} (Tenor slide trombone, silverplated.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON W / 62209”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “1 Bs Arts Tromb”, “SP. Fin Cl” Oct 1931.
Numbered by 20 Oct 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Oct/18 16:29:08 BST ]

{62224} (B♭ trumpet, silverplated.
Inscribed on bell “The Clippertone / ...”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Rot. Trumpet & Slide”, “S.Pte.” 21 Jan 1931.
Numbered by 20 Oct 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Mar/26 17:44:40 BST ]

{62285} (Tenor slide trombone, silverplated.
Inscribed on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON W / 62285”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “B♭ Trombone (Class B)”, “SPte” 16 Dec 1930.
Numbered by 1 Dec 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Nov/05 13:57:16 GMT ]

{62457} (Slide trombone in B♭, Cabaret Model).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was numbered by 5 Oct 1931.
According to the firm's archives (Boosey instruments books), the instrument was renumbered 139586, 1931.
present location not known ]

{62598} (B♭ cornet, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “♭ / The Clippertone / hawk-and-globe trademark / HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W.”; on back of bell near rim “62598”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), if 62398 then numbered by 5 Oct 1931.
[ Private collection, Switzerland ]

{80386} (BB♭ helicon.
Stamped on bell “EXCELSIOR SONOROUS / CLASS A / Hawkes & Sons / Denman Street / LONDON / 80386”).
[ Private collection ]

{84294} (Trumpet in B♭).
[ Private collection, U.S.A. ]

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Alliance Series brasswind

{1048} (trumpet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Alliance Trumpet with / Rotary Valve. 1048.”; polished 20 Jul 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{1050} (trumpet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 Alliance Trumpet with / Rotary Valve. 1050.”; polished 20 Jul 1923.
[ Location not known ]

{1061} (Slide cornet).
According to the firm's archives (Journal), this was “1 (Sop) Slide Cornet. 1061.”; polished 15 Oct 1923.
[ Location not known ]

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Empire Series brasswind

{100210} (Trumpet in B♭ . A.Cornet; silver-plated).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 4 Jan 1929.
[ Phillips auction 19.3.92 lot 15 ]

{100364} (Cornet; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE / EMPIRE” / rising sun trademark incorporating “H & S” / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 100364”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), plated 28 Feb 1929.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Sep/06 19:55:14 BST ]

{100437} (Cornet; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE / EMPIRE” / rising sun trademark incorporating “H & S” / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 100437”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 11 Mar 1929.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Apr/21 15:21:20 BST ]

{100651} (Cornet; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE / EMPIRE” / rising sun trademark incorporating “H & S” / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 100651”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Emp. Tenor Horn”, “E' Plate” 2 Oct 1929.
Numbered by 9 Aug 1929.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Oct/14 20:03:53 BST ]

{100765} (Cornet; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE / EMPIRE” / rising sun trademark incorporating “H & S” / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 100765”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was plated 6 Feb 1930.
Numbered by 2 Jan 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2015/Sep/19 17:16:41 BST ]

{100780} (Trumpet, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE / EMPIRE / ...”.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was plated 31 Mar 1930.=
Numbered by 2 Jan 1930.
[ Private collection, Britain ]

{100851} (Cornet; silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE / EMPIRE” / rising sun trademark incorporating “H & S” / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 100851”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Emp. Cornet”, “E' Plate” 7 Mar 1930; and “Empire Cornet w/Mp Lyre & sh.”, “E. Replate as new” 6 Feb 1931.
Numbered by 3 Feb 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Jul/13 18:39:39 BST ]

{100927} (Trumpet, quick-change, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE / EMPIRE” / ... / “HAWKES & SON / ... / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 100927”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Emp. Rot. Trumpet & slide”, “E' Plate” 19 Mar 1930.
Numbered by 13 Mar 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2012/Feb/14 17:45:07 GMT ]

{100942} (Tenor horn.
Inscribed on bell “THE / EMPIRE” / rising sun trademark incorporating “H & S” / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 100942”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Emp. Tenor Horn”, “plated” 16 May 1930; and “Emp. Tenor Horn”, “E' Plate” 19 May 1930.
Numbered by 20 Mar 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2011/Jun/05 12:38:29 BST ]

{101005} (Tenor trombone.
Inscribed on bell “... / THE / EMPIRE / ...” /).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Tromb. B♭ Empire”, “S.Pte” 10 Sep 1930.
Numbered by 8 May 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Nov/07 19:00:23 GMT ]

{101022} (Trumpet, quick-change, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE / EMPIRE” / rising sun trademark incorporating “H & S” / “HAWKES & SON / ... / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 101022”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Emp Rot. Trumpet & Slide”, “Empire” 22 Oct 1930
Numbered by 8 May 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Jun/04 19:43:48 BST ]

{101131} (Trumpet, quick-change, silver-plated.
Inscribed on bell “THE / EMPIRE” / rising sun motif containing “H & S” / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 101131”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “Emp Rot. Trumpet & Slide”, “Emp. Pte” 20 Nov 1930.
Numbered by 20 Nov 1930.
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Mar/29 15:46:02 GMT ]

{101223} (Helicon.
Inscribed on bell “... / Denman Street / ...”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), this was “E♭ Empire Circular Bass & bits”;
Batch of 2 (10123-4) plated 16 Jun 1931.
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), the instrument was “E♭ Empire Circular Bass & bits”, “Empire Plate” 16 Jun 1931.
Numbered by 16 Jun 1931.
[ Phillips auction 9 Oct 1997 lot 27; Private collection, U.S.A. ]

{101272} (Tenor trombone.
Inscribed on bell with rising sun trademark incorporating “H & S” / “THE / EMPIRE” / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON. W. / 101272”; on slide section at mouthpiece receiver “HAWKES / & SON / LONDON / .”).
According to the firm's archive (Plating Book), numbered by 8 Oct 1931.
 Auction on eBay ends 2013/Jun/10 16:50:24 BST ]

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Hawkes inscription but serial number apparently in former Boosey & Co sequence

{142426} (Bass slide trombone; stamped on bell “L.P / Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 142426”).
 Auction on eBay ends 2014/Aug/06 20:21:47 BST ]

{142473} (Bass slide trombone in G; stamped on bell “Artist's Perfected” / hawk-and-globe trademark / “HAWKES & SON / MAKERS / DENMAN STREET / PICCADILLY CIRCUS / LONDON.W. / 142473”).
Given out in 1933.
Serial number in former Boosey & Co sequence is a post horn.
[ Private collection ]

{142530} (Fanfare trumpet in B♭).
Serial number in former Boosey & Co sequence.
[ Private collection ]

{142581} (Fanfare trumpet in B♭).
Serial number in former Boosey & Co sequence.
[ Private collection ]

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No serial number

{} (Bach trumpet).
Circa 1905.
[ Museum of Army Music, Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, London, 168 ]

(Sousaphone in 13-ft E♭.
Inscribed on side of valve casings “4”, “5 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”, “6”.
Ante 1932, probably 1920s.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (430) ]

(Sousaphone in 18-ft B♭.
No inscriptions on bell. inscribed on side of valve casings “1”, “2 / HAWKES & SON / LONDON / 1”, “3”.
Ante 1932, probably 1920s.
[ Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments (431) ]

{} (Post horn in A♭).
Circa 1930.
[ Museum of Army Music, Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, London,  ]

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References

Jocelyn Howell and Arnold Myers, “Hawkes & Son: Instrument Makers”. Galpin Society Journal (ISSN 0072-0127) LXVIII, 2015, pp.

The surviving Plating Book and Journal of Hawkes & Son are part of the Boosey & Hawkes archive in the care of the Horniman Museum, London.

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