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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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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

2014-10-06 Lortay Cornet or Trumpet:

It  appears to be a early 20th Century cornet.  I'm not familiar with the brand, but I would expect that it is probably a stencil and not a manufacturer but rather a dealer.  I've not seen any Highams

2014-09-06 j&c fischer:

That's because you really can't establish anything with a Fischer serial number.  If there is any chronological significance to their serial numbers, no one has been able to decipher it.  The best bet

2014-07-31 Elkhart mellophone:

At one time it was common for Mellophones to come with the capability to tune to a variety of keys.  F, Eb, D, and C  were not unusual.  Some had fewer choices, like F, Eb, and D, F and Eb, or  Eb.   Eb

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