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We specialize in antique flutes & piccolos, antique clarinets, as well as simple system and more modern woodwind instruments. Feel free to ask and if we cannot assist you we have several knowledgeable buddies that we can consult with to point you to the right direction. We can provide estimates on value, repair services, repair quotes for restoration(s), as well as offering consignment services to those in need. *Depending on the amount of time needed to determine an accurate real-time value of your musical instrument, we may encourage a small donation (generally about $5) for our time to do research for you. Donations will be distributed to our team member who contributed the information that was beneficial to you directly.

Kenton Scott

Please note: My area is BRASS instruments, not other wind, string or percussion instruments. I will provide information on antique, obscure and out of production BRASS instruments. 1) Please don't ask for evaluations, I'll not provide them on this site. 2) I am often asked very similar questions, so I'd invite you to first check on Much of the information I have garnered about this topic, I have posted on this WEB site.

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2016-07-12 Beaufort American Trumpet USA:

Before Holton started making its own line of student level instruments, the Collegiate starting in 1929, they supplied the market with less expensive instruments.  Initially, they imported product for

2016-06-27 Rene Duval French Horn:

From what I have seen from Duval, it appears to be a tradename for some dealer.  At least some of the product line was made in Italy.    Other sources say Duval was in business in Paris in the 2nd quarter

2016-06-09 ID year of this trombone, please:

From your description, it sounds like it is a 32G model from 1921.  I would be interested in pictures, as I don't have any of this particular horn.  You can send them to      This

2016-05-31 Supertone Bandmaster Trumpet:

Supertone and Bandmaster were tradenames used by the Sears Robuck Company.  Sears never made their own instruments, but would have other makers do so on their behalf and they would put their own logos

2016-05-22 Brua Keefer 1917 Cornet:

Keefer first managed and then 1909 bought the Henry Distin company.  He was trained as an attorney and his father was a senator.  Brua's father initially was interested in getting the company to move to

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