www.metzlerbrass.com is my original site about vintage instuments. 

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Be sure to visit this great site by my friend Nick DeCarlis, www.pocketcornets.com, "The World's Largest Virtual Museum of the Smallest Cornets and Trumpets Ever Made!"

Kid Dutch has a great vintage mute site. Also check out his bands at Jazztime Productions.

Jeff Stockhams Excelsior Cornet Band is an authentic Civil War Brass Band.

Richard I. Schwartz is the author of The Cornet Compendium, a History and Development of the Nineteenth Century Cornet.