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 Cundy-Bettoney Info
Author: Mark Charette 
Date:   1999-09-11 20:55

Cundy-Bettoney Co. WWI fl Boston 1907-p1950.
1907 established by BETTONEY as successor to the 'Cundy Music Publishing Co.', MI importers and publishers founded by William H. Cundy (b England 1868 d 1914); 1911-16 as maker of the 'Bettoney-Boehm flute'; 1912 commenced manufacture of clarinet; 1914 patented the Cundy-Bettoney trade name; 1916 introduced 'The Bettoney Flute' (flute in silver); 1919 bought Boston Musical Instrument Co.; by 1920 the largest manufacturer of WWls in America, producing 40,000 clarinets alone that year; 1920 produced 'Bettonite', a type of ebonite for flute, clarinet, also introducing 'Columbia' model of flute; 1922, the first Boston maker to build alto flute; 1925 re-introduced the metal clarinet ('Silva-Bet') into US; 1940 'Cadet' model WWIs introduced.

MARK:
[a ] (lyre) / H. BETTONEY / C B Co (cursive) / BOSTON (in oval cartouche) / U S A
[b ] C B Co (monogram) / CADET

ADDRESS:
1909-16: 91 Court St
1916 102-106 Cestnut Avenue, Jamaica Plains

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