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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.

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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 Much of the information I have garnered about this topic, I have posted on this WEB site.

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2015-11-02 identify age of euphonium:

Sherman Clay was established in 1875, but around 1900 they formed a relationship with Lyon and Healy and was the Western Agent for L&H.  I don't know when they quit dealing in brass instruments.  Sherman

2015-10-07 York and sons single valve trombone:

Hi,    I've only seen one other.  So, it's pretty rare.  It had a slightly higher serial number, but it was also a USQMC instrument.  I would date it to 1918.  So, IF it made it to the war, it would have

2015-10-05 Supertone Bandmaster Trumpet:

The Supertone was a line of instruments sold by Sear, Robuck & Co.  In the 1930's they discontinued using Supertone. Sears never made their own instruments, and had a variety of suppliers.  Supertone and

2015-09-15 Martin Band Instrument Co. trumpet:

That would be an old one.  I'd estimate about 1918.      Cases generally don't last as well as the instruments.  I don't know of anyone who would restore a case.  You may want to consider a Gig Bag.  They

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