Lookalike names

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  1. Jazzcmor

    Jazzcmor New Friend

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    Does anybody have a list of common lookalike names? ie Boosey & Hawkens, stratomaster, or Teacher Approved?
    I'm looking at a Besson & Co.Cornet on ebay I thought the name was F. Besson. Is this a soundalike?:dontknow:
     
  2. Alex_C

    Alex_C Piano User

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    I hate that. Bolex instead of Rolex, and so on. And it fools lots of people, too.

    And Evilbay's called that for a reason.
     
  3. Dupac

    Dupac Fortissimo User

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    Ancient genuine French Besson horns were stamped "F. Besson" with the address "rue d'Angouleme, Paris". "F" being the initial of Mr. Besson's first name.
     
  4. MFfan

    MFfan Fortissimo User

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    What is the listing number on that one. I don't see one like that on ebay now.
    There are some English Besson cornets on there now that have different inscriptions from the French made, rarer models, including a very nice 2-20.
    Many Besson's have been made in India, I believe, during recent years, and other places.
     

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