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Kenton Scott

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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 Horn-u-Copia.net. Much of the information I have garnered about this topic, I have posted on this WEB site.

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2014-12-11 Holton Cornet:

It is hard to do better than use eBay to sell your horn.  You can check completed auctions to see what horns similar to yours go for.  And, you get a very wide set of potential buyers on eBay.  Just make

2014-12-01 Westpointer Trumpet:

Bach did start by making just mouthpieces in 1919, but by 1924 he was making instruments.  But, it is a mistake to place reliance on the mouthpiece to date the instrument.  Many musicians change instruments

2014-11-28 Goumat & Co horn:

There is some speculation that this was an attempt to appear similar to the name of a maker Goumas.   But it was a tradename used by the J.W. Jenkins Co, of Kansas City Mo.  Jenkins was a dealer, and sold

2014-11-06 Hess Baritone?:

Ernst Hess was a musica dealer in Klingenthal, Germany between 1872-1938.  He sold horns of this general configuration as Tenorhorners or Baritons.  This curved shape is just a convention in styling. It

2014-10-27 Euphonium:

Beaufort was the Holton company's early attempt to get into the student instrument market.  I don't have a date on when Holton first started importing and marketing this brand.  However, by 1929, the company

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