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Couturier Helicon Project

PostPosted: Sat Jun 01, 2019 9:41 pm
by humBell
https://ebay.com/itm/264343679457

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Missing pieces here and there, but one doesn't come across these very often, eh?

Re: Couturier Helicon Project

PostPosted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 9:48 am
by bloke
This factory was not far from Elkhart, Indiana.

The valve appearance in the picture (missing valve) strongly hints at being Conn-compatible...but who knows without trying?

Re: Couturier Helicon Project

PostPosted: Sun Jun 02, 2019 1:29 pm
by Heliconer
bloke wrote:This factory was not far from Elkhart, Indiana.

The valve appearance in the picture (missing valve) strongly hints at being Conn-compatible...but who knows without trying?


Having owned a few and seen a few Cotourier instruments, the pistons are graduated in bore. The third SHOULD have slightly larger ports than the 2nd.

But I've been wrong before :tuba:

Re: Couturier Helicon Project

PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:11 pm
by bloke
Heliconer wrote:
bloke wrote:This factory was not far from Elkhart, Indiana.

The valve appearance in the picture (missing valve) strongly hints at being Conn-compatible...but who knows without trying?


Having owned a few and seen a few Cotourier instruments, the pistons are graduated in bore. The third SHOULD have slightly larger ports than the 2nd.

But I've been wrong before :tuba:


agreed, but mechanical parts - nonetheless - appear Conn-made