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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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I perform in several historical bands, have informally researched the area, repair brass instruments, and operate a Forum dedicated to the topic at


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2017-03-05 Trombone:

JW Jenkins Co, was located in Kansas City Mo, and was founded in 1878.  The company went bankrupt in 1971.  This horn likely dates to the 1920s-30s.  The original Jenkins was John Woodward Jenkins.   After

2017-01-11 Contintental Colonial Brass Sousaphone:

Continental was a brand established by CG Conn in 1923, and had stores in Chicago and New York.  Their product line was re-branded Pan American instruments, Conn's student line.  However, he should be

2017-01-01 A.J. Kalishens Imperial Tuba:

I believe that it is M J. (Mark) rather than A.J.      Mark Kalashen was a Dealer in New York from 1882 to 1939. His address in 1897 was 173 Bowery St, and between 1904 - 1939 14 Cooper St.  He acquired

2016-12-07 Old Silver Clarinet:

Clarinets are considered woodwinds, even when they are made with metal.      Metal clarinets were a fad that was popular for only a short period of time.  Most were cheaply made and not thought well of

2016-11-28 A K Huttl mellophone:

Huttl started his company in 1877.  Bohemia represents the period of 1890-1916.  In 1913 the company advertized that they had the largest and modern factory in Austria-Hungary and Germany.  Later, the


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