Staff trumpeter Müller’s baton

photo: Waldemar Kielichowski © Institute of Music and Dance, Warsaw

Name: Staff trumpeter Müller’s baton; Persons linked to the exhibit: Müller; Date: 1900; Country: Germany; Town: unknown; Materials: varnished black wood, silvered brass; Measurements: length 37,7 cm, diameter 1,7 cm; Ownership: Jan Stanisław Witkiewicz’s collection; Inventory number: JSW 138; Description:

Baton made of black varnished wood with brass fittings; cylindrical body; one of the fittings finishes with a small metal ball and has an engraved inscription and a simple floral decoration; the other has a similar decoration, finished with a small metal ball and an additional octagonal ring with an engraved floral pattern. As per inscription, the baton was presented to conductor and staff trumpeter Müller in 1900 (abbreviations denoting the military unit have not been verified)

; Inscriptions:

Ihrem Dirigenten / Herrn Stabstrompeter / Müller. / gew. v. Trompeter-Corps / F. A. Rqts. No. 18. / 1. 11 1900.


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