Disc valve cornet
Cornet with disc valves, by Köhler, London, c.1840s. Marked with a cartouche containing a coat of arms and the wording 'KÖHLER, SOLE MAKER, 35 HENRIETTA STREET, COVENT GARDEN, LONDON. ROYAL LETTERS PATENT', and 'J. SHAW' and 'Rl MARINES' above it, along the horn. In notebook no.2, page 8 (1340945.2) Charles Wade refers to: 'Admiral 11. Cornet c.1840 Engraved Ri Marines. Brass'. Includes sketch with dimensions.
Given to the National Trust with Snowshill Manor in 1951 by Charles Paget Wade.
Marks and inscriptions
On bell: Kohlersole Maker, 35 Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London Royal Letters Patent J.Shaw R I Marines
Makers and roles
Wade, 1944: Charles Paget Wade, Contents of Snowshill Manor. Volume 2 The Admiral’s Room, 1944, page 8