|PLEASE read my instructions to you as a questioner about horns and value, etc. Most of those answers can be found at http://www.trumpetmaster.com
I feel confident to answer all questions regarding trumpet and brass performing, practice techniques, and equipment inquiries. We never stop being "students" in music as we strive to grow technically and musically over our lifetime. Music is something that truly individualizes people and I would treat every question based on the individual asking the question.
|I can answer your questions about Buescher trumpets and cornets. I have been playing Buescher for 35 years and collecting for 7.|
Your Buescher Aristocrat is B-flat. It was made in Elhkart Indiana but it's unclear whether it was made in the old Buescher plant or in the Selmer plant. As for when, mid-to-late 1960s is the best
That particular trumpet was made some few years ago in China and sold for a discount. Compared to the classic instruments from the thirties through the 70s, it has about no value. You might get $50 for
I bet tha's a lovely horn to play and I hope you keep it! A little background on the numbers you're seeing. The French would assemble valve blocks in batches, and would number valve casings in sequence
Vega trumpet have their enthusiasts, and more for their cornets. You can treat this horn like any modern horn, with the same caveats for the younger readers, keep the felts out of the soapy water!
Vega trumpets are not common. Though they have their enthusiasts, they do not command high prices. If you were to sell it now, you would not make a lot on it, so I would keep it in the family. Perhaps