Brass, wood, enamel
Overall: 23 x 10 1/2 in. ( 58.4 x 26.7 cm )
Brass presentation trumpet with engraved inscription on center section and conical bell mounted atop octagonal, brown enameled metal base on wooden plinth.
Gift of the 7th Regiment, National Guard New York, through Major Kenneth Miller
relief: on oval brass plaque affixed to side: "W. STAEHLEN / WILLIAMSBURGH / PATENTED 1858"
engraved: above plaque: "Presented to / Samuel Gautier / OF THE / 4th Co. 7th Regt. N.Y.S.M. / Fort Federal Hill Fire Depart. / Baltimore Md. / June 9th 1863 / Committee / Frank H. Smith Logan Fay"
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