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Antique Musical Instruments: OLD TRUMPET, old trumpet, ebay
old trumpet, ebay, vintage instruments: I guess that depends on whether you are interested in selling it or whether you are just wanting to establish its value. If selling it, as long as you provide good pictures, and an accurate description, it will naturally rise to a fair price on eBay. Otherwise,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Old Brass Bugle, besson instruments, serial number list
besson instruments, serial number list, low pitch: I don t know what else the LP would stand for. Serial numbers were used by most makers as a way to track instruments trough the production process. They were not intended to be a way for consumers to determine the age of an instrument, that is an application...

Antique Musical Instruments: Old Carl Fischer French Horn, conn 8d, mechanical linkages
conn 8d, mechanical linkages, french horns: Carl Fischer (1849-1923) started as a dealer in New York in 1872, after immigrating from Germany importing instruments from Europe. Over the years, they obtained instruments from many different sources. French horns that we have collected pictures can be...

Antique Musical Instruments: Old English Marching Piccolo with belt pouch, eb flute, brain fart
eb flute, brain fart, john squire: Hello and thanks for writing! I DID receive your photos and I apologize for not contacting you sooner! Rudall Carte is an excellent company well-known for producing superior instruments during the 1800s. Your piccolo is made of boxwood with ivory rings and...

Antique Musical Instruments: Old Euphonium, age history, low brass
age history, low brass, euphonium: Ah, yes the venerable old Double Belled Euphonium. The ultimate low brass status symbol! These horns had basically no practical use for both bells, but that didn t make any difference, they were always considered cool. And, this one has the 4th valve as...

Antique Musical Instruments: Old Getzen compensating double, double horns, composition teacher
double horns, composition teacher, tuba player: Well, I always have the dilemma between a quick answer and a correct answer. So, I ll start with a quick one. To get a correct answer, I d need to check with a real French horn player and see if I could track down some Getzen catalogs to see what they may...

Antique Musical Instruments: old mandolin I hope, inexpensive model, usps
inexpensive model, usps, mandolin: Hi Norma: It certainly looks like a mandolin. I have no info on this brand. Where does it say Stafford and is there anything else on the label or the instrument? The tuner holes are a little odd, so it could be a homemade job or otherwise might be some...

Antique Musical Instruments: old pianos, kranich, upright piano
kranich, upright piano, starck: Hi Steve, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Starck Upright was built in 1914. Also, in regards to your Kranich & Bach was built in 1906 which is a very good vintage. If the piano has nice wood work, it might be worth restoring. Would you be able...

Antique Musical Instruments: old violin, renaissance instrument, old violin
renaissance instrument, old violin, wood selection: Hello Peter, The instrument in the picture seems to be a modern attempt at recreating a fiedel or rebec. The cornerless body design and vaguely S-shaped soundholes are reminiscent of these Renaissance-era instruments that were the forerunners of the violin...

Antique Musical Instruments: PICCOLLO / FLUTE, home from war, intials
home from war, intials, b band: Hello and thanks for writing! Is the entire piccolo cream in color? Does it look like one of the figures is holding a tuba/sousaphone? Can you provide photos of the instrument? Do you think the initials on the instrument are Conn ? I can t think of what exactly...

Antique Musical Instruments: Previous letter., michael jacques, pelisson
michael jacques, pelisson, couturier: Jacques Couturier of Lyon was in business from 1812-1900. In partnership with Dubois as Dubois & Couturier. The company was bought by Pelisson in 1875, but continued to use the name. It appears that Pelisson, Guinot, Clanchon et Cie, started around the turn...

Antique Musical Instruments: RENE LOREIN FLUTE, lorein, life lol
lorein, life lol, cap info: Hello again! I apologize for the delay in my response as I ve been stuck with a flu/allergy combination recently! Unfortunately 95%+ of musical instruments (woodwinds in particular) that were made in Italy aren t worth the money to have restored, etc. Flutes...

Antique Musical Instruments: Rene Duval silver clarinet, pep band, cosmetic condition
pep band, cosmetic condition, clarinet: Hello and thanks for writing! Unfortunately most instruments produced in Italy aren t of any higher quality than student grade. Metal clarinets are generally worth around $75 if in good cosmetic condition. Metal clarinets of other brands have a higher value,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Schumann baby grand piano, piano tuning co, baby grand piano
piano tuning co, baby grand piano, ivory keys: Hi Karen, Thank you for using allexperts. It is built in 1910. If you email me photos, I ll be able to assess its value and see if it has ivory keys. My email is contact@lindebladpiano.com. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me....

Antique Musical Instruments: Silver Trumpet, edward llewellyn, silver trumpet
edward llewellyn, silver trumpet, lead pipe: 1929. It is a model that was made in the configuration preferred by Edward Llewellyn, 1st trumpet in the Chicago Symphony in the 1920s. It is my understanding that it is a large bore version of the Holton Revelation with a reverse lead pipe. It was a professional...

Antique Musical Instruments: Small King Tuba, sousaphone, tubas
sousaphone, tubas, tuba: That would be an early one, prior to 1900. Tell your wife, that she should be happy with just a tuba. My place is decorated with flute, clarinet, piccolo, saxophone, trombone and SOUSAPHONE lamps! Old tubas usually will sell. It is likely a Eb tuba,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Springs on a trumpet key squeaking, selmer paris, instrument care
selmer paris, instrument care, squeak: If all of the pistons squeak, then I would suspect that there may be incorrect springs in it. If it is only one piston, then there be something wrong with one spring or other component of the piston. In which case you may want to swap parts with another...

Antique Musical Instruments: STRADUARI ARTIST VIOLIN, birmingham alabama area, antonio stradivari
birmingham alabama area, antonio stradivari, violinmakers: Hello Billy, The quick answer to your question about whether the instrument you have is an actual violin by Antonio Stradivari is no, it s not. Instruments by Stradivari are well documented and accounted for, and they aren t instruments that are lost....

Antique Musical Instruments: Stultz and Bauer Upright, best guess, stulz
best guess, stulz, stultz: Your piano was manufactured in 1917 I believe. It is difficult to determine since this is right around the time that Stulz and Bauer was purchased by Kohler and Campbell but that is my best guess. I would estimate that it is worth between $100 and $1500...

Antique Musical Instruments: sansone piccolo, musical instrument manufacturer, sansone company
musical instrument manufacturer, sansone company, piccolos: Hello and thanks for writing! Unfortunately I ve never heard of the Sansone company however usually flutes & piccolos from Italy aren t renown as being anything other than basic student-line products. As for servicing, most local repair shops would be able...

Antique Musical Instruments: silver taylor & horn coronet, andrew taylor, elderly woman
andrew taylor, elderly woman, cornet: It partly sounds like you are talking about an Andrew Taylor instrument. As he made a Chicago cornet. But it is my understanding that he didn t start making instruments until 1993. If you would care to send pictures (Kenton@PunxyPa.com) MAYBE we could...

Antique Musical Instruments: student alto saxophenes, yamaha yas 23, ebay
yamaha yas 23, ebay, bundy: Hello and thanks for writing! In regards to the Yamaha vs Bundy - DO NOT EVEN THINK ABOUT GETTING A BUNDY ANYTHING OVER A YAMAHA! What I d suggest doing is finding a Vito saxophone to rent (or you can find them decently priced on eBay). The Vito to look for...

Antique Musical Instruments: Tenor Banjo???, Slingerland May bell banjo ukulele
Slingerland May bell banjo ukulele: Hi Kim: It is a banjo-ukulele -- a banjo that is played and tuned like a ukulele. You would therefore put standard ukulele strings on it. May Bell was a brand of the Slingerland Company is probably better-known these days as a drum manufacturer but back in...

Antique Musical Instruments: Trumpet, union fait la force, furniture store
union fait la force, furniture store, randi: Charles Mahillon founded his business in Bruxelles in 1836. In its earlier years the company appears to have been highly regarded, but in later years, they slowed down. There was also a Mahillon & Co, in London, from 1844-1922 which was a branch of the above...

Antique Musical Instruments: trombone, vintage instruments, e bay
vintage instruments, e bay, french company: No, I m afraid that it is too obscure. They might show up occasionally, but not often. Here is a cornet from the same company: http://www.horn-u-copia.net/instruments/misc/Alcazar-cornet-.jpg You could try a company such as http://www.vintage-instruments.com,...

Antique Musical Instruments: trombone by C. Mahillon, searching the web, trombone
searching the web, trombone, bruxelles: Charles Mahillon founded his business in Bruxelles in 1836, and continued in business until 1935. In its earlier years they appear to have been a notable highly regarded company, but in later years, they slowed down. There was also a Mahillon & Co, in London,...

Antique Musical Instruments: trombone Gift, dillon music, famous musician
dillon music, famous musician, jim fox: Serious players with a bent for history, or a special reverence for a particular player might. Others might not. You occasionally such instruments show up on eBay, those some also make questionable claims. And, Dillon Music also comes to mind. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Unlabeled Mandolin, mandolin brothers, mandolin cafe
mandolin brothers, mandolin cafe, supertone: I think you went to the best sources. it is a vast frontier out there for these lower-end instruments. I have lots of catalogs with some of the same instruments with different labels etc. Many of these Chicago companies were intertwined with complex relationships....

Antique Musical Instruments: Vintage Mandolin History, Vinaccia mandolin
Vinaccia mandolin: Hi Stacey: The Vinaccia Family was one of the big three of quality vintage Italian bowlbacks. Yours was built in 1929 and probably signed in the label Fratelli Vinaccia . I would love to see some photos. You can send them to me at jimg@paperclipdesign.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Viola, new milford ct, leopold stokowski
new milford ct, leopold stokowski, david bromberg: Hello Jennifer, I ll contact David and let him know about your father s instrument. AllExperts doesn t give me your contact info other than your name, so if you d like to continue this off the site (which would probably be easiest), you can email me at...

Antique Musical Instruments: Viola estimate, kossuth lajos, estimate range
kossuth lajos, estimate range, laumann: Hello Aletheia, Well, Robert Laumann was one of the more influential makers in the Hungarian school, having taught or had in his shop as apprentices makers such as Janos Spiegel and Otto Keller. He was born in 1870, died in 1933, and apprenticed until...

Antique Musical Instruments: violin, sole importers, stowe vt
sole importers, stowe vt, music co: Hi Fred, There s very little reliable information about violins online. However, the best place to contact about your violin is Metropolitan Music Co. They re the sole importers and producers of Juzek violins for the last 50 years or so. They re based...

Antique Musical Instruments: How do I get a violin authenticated?, guarneri del gesu, giuseppe guarneri
guarneri del gesu, giuseppe guarneri, guarneri violin: Hello Donna, Well, in Canada, your best resource for instrument identification would probably be Michael Remenyi in Toronto. If you contact him through his shop s website, he may be able to help you. The process of identifying an instrument can be...

Antique Musical Instruments: W.Milhouse Wood Flute, collector appeal, collectible piece
collector appeal, collectible piece, wood flute: Hello and thanks for writing! Why can t I ever find things like this at yard sales?! Your flute is from around the 1800s, made of boxwood & ivory with 7 sterling silver keys. It appears to have been worked on recently (my guess would be within the last 30yrs...

Antique Musical Instruments: Want to sell my piano and need to know what to ask for it price wise., ingersoll ontario, piano expert
ingersoll ontario, piano expert, hardcastle: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano is probably worth around $500. If you email me photos, I ll be able to more accurately assess it for you. My email is: contact@lindebladpiano.com If you have any questions, please feel free to contact...

Antique Musical Instruments: Washington Guitars, chicago companies, harwood
chicago companies, harwood, time frame: Photos would help. I believe that Jenkins used a number of suppliers to build their instruments over the years. They had a line called Harwood and some of those were built in new York but others built by Chicago companies. Send me some pics yours might...

Antique Musical Instruments: Wm H. Stubbins Clarinet, noblet paris, antique store
noblet paris, antique store, clarinets: Hello and thanks for writing! Unfortunately I m unable to find out anything about your clarinet s manufacturer. Can you provide some photos of the clarinet? If you are, please send photos to me at info@foreverwoodwinds.com and I should be able to get some...

Antique Musical Instruments: wooden clarinet lyric custom built at wurlitzer exclusively, keywork, wurlitzer
keywork, wurlitzer, intermediate line: Hello and thanks for writing! Wurlitzer musical instruments were produced by Conn and stamped Wurlitzer. It s most likely a student to intermediate line instrument unless you can prove otherwise by providing photos or mentioning any different keywork vs the...

Antique Musical Instruments: wurlitzer tenor b-flat saxophone, flat saxophone, ebay search
flat saxophone, ebay search, tenor saxophone: Hello and thanks for writing! The Wurlitzer company was a stencil company where the instruments were stamped Wurlitzer but produced by another company. A quick eBay search shows that your saxophone may be produced by the Martin company however I m not 100%...

Antique Musical Instruments: What year and model is this banjo?, four string, national music
four string, national music, music company: Hi Lucas: Bell Brand is the brand of the tailpiece and NMS, I believe, was the National Music Company. Other than that no real way to tell who made your banjo. There were lots of factories back in the early part of the last century churning out banjos sold...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1890 DISTIN CORNET, eb cornet, distin
eb cornet, distin, cornets: Distin was never a high volume - but very capable maker which makes his work desirable and collectible. Eb cornets are less common than Bbs. His Philadelphia work is less common than his Williamsport work. Having the original case and accessories is also...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1912 Frank Holton couturier, newark new jersey, holton
newark new jersey, holton, couturier: I m not sure what earlier message you are referencing, but Holton used the New Proportion model in association with Couturier and other artists such as Clarke. I think their name on the horn was more of an endorsement - an advertisement rather than as a specific...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1916 Holton euphonium, valve casing, percussion instruments
valve casing, percussion instruments, elkhorn wisconsin: In 1898, Frank Holton opened his third-floor two-room Chicago shop and created his first trombone - a Special. By 1900, the Frank Holton Company was producing several models of trombones, cornets, trumpets and euphoniums, as well as percussion instruments....

Antique Musical Instruments: 2 Clarinets: Carl Fischer, New York and WVG. Schults, New York, carl fischer, antique musical instruments
carl fischer, antique musical instruments, buffet clarinets: Hello and thanks again for writing! I BELIEVE that the Fischer is a Bb clarinet and the Schults is an A clarinet due to the lengths. As for values I d suggest around $100+ea. Please let me know if you d like any sort of manufacturer s information I can find...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique French Horn, andrew beardsley, piston valves
andrew beardsley, piston valves, band instrument: The Elkhart Band Instrument Company was started in 1924 by Buescher President Andrew Beardsley. After Beardsley s death in 1928, Elkhart Band Instrument company was merged into Buescher. Elkhart used Bandmaster, Tempo and Windsor as tradenames. Buescher...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Mandolin, gibson mandolin, gospel band
gibson mandolin, gospel band, additional photos: Hi Chris: Usually the serial number is not the same as the year of manufacture for Gibsons. A photo would help. Is there a label in the mandolin? If that was a serial then it would date to 1904. All Gibsons, esp ones in playable condition are in some...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Piano, antique piano, upright piano
antique piano, upright piano, kimball: Dear Trudy, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was built in 1904. If its an upright piano its worth around $500 and if a grand around $1,000. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.co...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Violin, lyon and healy, antique violin
lyon and healy, antique violin, german work: Hello Keith, I ll be happy to help. I need to know where you are located so that I can recommend a shop near you. You can email me at my shop s address, suminstr@optonline.net , or call my shop at (732) 549-3382 if you d like to speak in person. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Violin, antique violin, violin shop
antique violin, violin shop, schonfelder: Hello Evan, Well, Adolf Schonfelder doesn t appear in any of my standard references, although that s not too unusual. It may be a trade name that was used by one of the large German workshops. The workshops used several different, often fictitious, trade...

Antique Musical Instruments: antique ( I think) trombone, exposition universelle de paris, france exposition
exposition universelle de paris, france exposition, couesnon: Gautrot was in business from 1845-1885 in Paris. Gautrot was a major litigant against Sax, which was finally decided in Sax s favor. In 1875 he registered trade names of Gautrot-Marquet, and Gautrot Aine. Firm was renamed Gautrot Aine-Durand et Cie in 1877....

Antique Musical Instruments: antique WW Putnam & Co. organ, acoustic pianos, putnam co
acoustic pianos, putnam co, excellent condition: Dear Morgan, Thank you for using allexperts. We do not specialize in organs but acoustic pianos so I m unable to give you any valuable information. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.co...

Antique Musical Instruments: Bell organ, acoustic pianos, pedal organ
acoustic pianos, pedal organ, piano company: Hi Steve, Thank you for using allexperts. My expertise is with acoustic pianos, not organs. I m unable to tell you the value of your organ. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Broadwood piano number 1889, piano tuner, bass strings
piano tuner, bass strings, global state: Dear Eric, Thank you for using allexperts. Do you have photos of the piano that you could email me - contact@lindebladpiano.com. Also, the serial number will help me tell you when it was built. We have a diagram that you can view at the following link:...

Antique Musical Instruments: Buescher Trombone, sound bottom line, bass trombones
sound bottom line, bass trombones, thumb screw: A 1920s trombone with an f-attachment, was almost certainly intended to be a bass trombone. Although, bass trombones of that vintage were small bore by today s standards. A friction fit is the connection between the bell and the slide where there is no threaded...

Antique Musical Instruments: beginner violin, size violins, d addario
size violins, d addario, violin shop: Hello Gabriela, I know exactly what you mean about the problems of finding a good-sounding small instrument! It s not easy, because there s usually a price barrier involved. Because small-size violins are actually more difficult to make (miniaturization...

Antique Musical Instruments: Catania Carmelo Mandolin, Catania Carmelo Mandolin
Catania Carmelo Mandolin: Hi Selena: I would post a wanted ad on www.mandolincafe.com offhand, I don t know anyone who has one for sale but they do crop up on eBay as well. There is a thread on the cafe here: http://www.mandolincafe.com/forum/showthread.php?t=47778 Jim ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Conn Trumpet, brass instrument, mouth piece
brass instrument, mouth piece, serial number: Hello and thanks for writing! Unfortunately as you MAY (or may not) know I don t give out any sort of brass instrument information as my information pertaining to them is limited. The serial number should, however, be on the valve casing - most likely on the...

Antique Musical Instruments: Cornet, lammers, number sequence
lammers, number sequence, stencils: Not really. It is rumored that Ray Lammers used King instruments as his stencils. Here is one of very similar age (SN 23978 ): http://www.horn-u-copia.net/instruments/misc/Lammers-cornet.jpg If it was a King serial number, it would date to 1905-10. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: chase hackley piano, pianoworld, hackley
pianoworld, hackley, ebay: Dear Theresa, Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Do you know how old it is? It is not a name brand piano so you may want to continue still looking for pianos. You may want to try looking at the following websites for pianos: http://www.pianomart.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Emerson flute, trill, model number
trill, model number, serial number: Hello and thanks for writing! The model number should be written on the longest-sized piece (body) near the top where it says Emerson on the reverse side of the tube near the trill keys (the 2 smallest keys that move). It should have a number like 1, 3,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Fernand Chapelain Flute, dayton c miller, library of congress
dayton c miller, library of congress, wooden flute: Hello and thanks for writing! Can you email me some photos of the flute? Are there many keys on it or just a few? It s most likely either cocuswood or grenadilla, the keys are most likely nickel-silver (German silver) and the L.P. would most likely indicate...

Antique Musical Instruments: French Horn, carl johan, spoked wheel
carl johan, spoked wheel, ww ii: Since 1836, the Kruspe family has been making instruments in Erfurt (PREDIGER-strasse 13 and then DABERSTEDTER-strasse (now SCHILLER-Strasse]) Family names include: Franz Carl, Johan Edward, Carl, Walkter, Fritz, Freidrich Wilhelm. Kruspe s manufactory in...

Antique Musical Instruments: 2 Clarinets: Carl Fischer, New York and WVG. Schults, New York
Antique Musical Instruments: 2 Clarinets: Carl Fischer, New York and WVG. Schults, New York

Antique Musical Instruments: chase hackley piano, family memories, hackley
Antique Musical Instruments: chase hackley piano, family memories, hackley, player piano

Antique Musical Instruments: horn, baritones
Antique Musical Instruments: horn, baritones

Antique Musical Instruments: Saxaphone with the word Symphony engraved on the bell, soprano, serial number
Antique Musical Instruments: Saxaphone with the word Symphony engraved on the bell, soprano, serial number, sax

Antique Musical Instruments: schumann piano, schumann piano, pianos
Antique Musical Instruments: schumann piano, schumann piano, pianos

Antique Musical Instruments: violin and case, old violin, luthier
Antique Musical Instruments: violin and case, old violin, luthier, berlin

Antique Musical Instruments: Wood Flute Ebony 6 Keys, sears roebuck company, irish folk music
Antique Musical Instruments: Wood Flute Ebony 6 Keys, sears roebuck company, irish folk music, german flute

Antique Musical Instruments: finger hook, lead pipe, bill martin
lead pipe, bill martin, conn: If you are talking about one of those that strap to the leadpipe and tighten down with a screw, I don t know if there is anything like that being made as a aftermarket item. If so, I haven t seen them. But, it probably wouldn t be that hard for a tech...

Antique Musical Instruments: Gautrot Aine & co. trombone, antique instrument, german silver
antique instrument, german silver, aine: It is probably either silver plated brass, or german silver which is actually a type of brass. As far are overhauling the instrument, it sort of depends on who wants it. Some people don t like the age marks tampered with, others believe that returning...

Antique Musical Instruments: Hackley piano, serial number, email
serial number, email, photos: Hi Eric, Thank you for using allexperts. Do you have the serial number - http://www.lindebladpiano.com/piano_Serial_Number.html? Also, would you be able to email me photos at the following email - contact@lindebladpiano.com. If you have any questions,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Harmony Monterey Mandolin, Harmony Monterey Mandolin
Harmony Monterey Mandolin: Hi Ray: According to my sources, Harmony Monterey mandolins were mde from the 1950s into the 1970s. Book value (exc cond) is $150-175. The Monterey mandolin were models H410, H417 or H8017. usually there is some sort of stamp with the serial number with an...

Antique Musical Instruments: Holton Trombone, holton trombone, whiteman
holton trombone, whiteman, potato head: Yes, that is correct. Here is a picture of one: http://www.horn-u-copia.net/instruments/Holton/Holton-trombone-Whiteman.jpg I don t know about the dates of manufacture, though. The above example doesn t include a serial number, so I don t know its...

Antique Musical Instruments: history-value?, fullerton ca, standard radio
fullerton ca, standard radio, nickel silver: made 1974-6 Ambassador Special Studio Super Recording Opera The Ambassador was a student horn and the others were all considered professional . The cost differential between the pro models wasn t so much an issue of quality and/or workmanship but...

Antique Musical Instruments: horn, steinway pianos, karl schubert
steinway pianos, karl schubert, slide whistle: Aug. Heimen was a trade name used by GW Jenkins of Kansas City. JW Jekins was located in Kansas City, MO, with the original company founded as J.W.Jenkins Co., and succeeded by J.W. Jenkins Sons. (John Woodward Jenkins died in 1890) The company was an...

Antique Musical Instruments: Ivars & Pond piano -- need to sell, piano need, allexperts
piano need, allexperts, piano co: Dear Lyle, Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In regards to your Ivers & Pond, it is a very well made piano. Would you be able to email me photos of your piano? My email is contact@lindebladpiano.com. Do you have the serial number? The serial...

Antique Musical Instruments: Can you identify this zither?, Concert zither
Concert zither: Hi Jack: It is a concert zither. primarily played in Germany and in german communities. The melody is played on the fretted board and the harmony and basses on the other strings. I can t really tell you much about the one you have. It looks like a budget...

Antique Musical Instruments: Kay cello, hi doug, cellos
hi doug, cellos, cello: Hi Doug, Kay cellos are generally very inexpensive, even in top condition. The model number indicates tht this is a 3/4 size cello, which would be appropriate for a child. That also lowers its value, because it limits its usefulness. Kays generally...

Antique Musical Instruments: Knabe Piano, piano dealer, quality instrument
piano dealer, quality instrument, going out of business: Dear Linda, I do not know too much about Falcone so I d have to recommend the Knabe. You may want to try reaching out to some other people. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Luigi Fenga's mandolin, reputable shop, experimental model
reputable shop, experimental model, additional photos: Ciao Stefano: Thanks for the photos. This is a very unusual mandolin. Either it was an experimental model by Sr.Fenga or else someone later added these unusual features. it looks like the top does not have any bend to it. We usually call it the cant...

Antique Musical Instruments: Martin Superlative trumpet, dansant, professional level
dansant, professional level, superlative: It was a professional level instrument. As far as getting it repaired, it really depends on what you plan to do with it. If you plan to sell it, you probably won t increase the selling price by as much as you put into repairs. I d recommend that you sell...

Antique Musical Instruments: Martin Tuba - Silver - Bright Laquared Bell, copper content, silver satin
copper content, silver satin, mid 1950s: It is a comparatively new one, 1953. In the mid-1950s, the quality of the Martin began to decline. The chemistry involved in making brass instruments, seems to be alchemy as much as science! It actually seems as though poor quality of brass actually makes...

Antique Musical Instruments: Metal Clarinet, new york usa, sansone
new york usa, sansone, good shape: Hello and thanks for writing! Can you send a few photos of the clarinet? Maybe from your photos I can figure out who actually made the clarinet if it is, in fact, a stencil horn. Metal student clarinets usually sell for $50-175 (the higher amount if playable,...

Antique Musical Instruments: maggini violin, maggini violin, everyday parlance
maggini violin, everyday parlance, giovanni paolo: Hello Marian, Unfortunately, your question is very difficult to answer for several reasons. First, are you talking about an instrument that you own, or are looking at for purchase? Meaning, is the value you re asking for an insurance value, to cover the...

Antique Musical Instruments: mahillon clarinet, antique flutes, ebay
antique flutes, ebay, hair line: Hello and thanks for writing! Usually the Mahillon items I see are antique flutes (on eBay). Can you email me a few photos of the clarinet to ensure I give you the appropriate information? I can provide company information without photos but the photos would...

Antique Musical Instruments: New Washburn mandolin, columbian exposition chicago 1893, columbian exposition chicago
columbian exposition chicago 1893, columbian exposition chicago, washburn: Hi K.C.: It is very difficult to tell much from your photo, but this looks a simple Washburn. Washburn was the best of the brands sold by Lyon & Healy. If this is in excellent condition and with no need for repairs, then it would be worth somewhere between...

Antique Musical Instruments: Old Clarinet, silver keys, ebay
silver keys, ebay, strasser: Hello and thanks for writing! I recently saw a Brittany Paris flute on eBay and believe it s something with Strasser but am not 100% certain. Please provide some photos of your clarinet via email to me at info@foreverwoodwinds.com and I should be able to assist...

Antique Musical Instruments: Old Euphonium, boosey and co, earl williams
boosey and co, earl williams, williams companies: There were a number of Williams companies. Earl Williams, Charles Williams, Williams Music House, Williams Brothers, RS Williams. I believe that yours is a RS Williams as he was from Torontom and he use Class A Artist as a model name. He in business from...

Antique Musical Instruments: Old Violin, old violin, master instruments
old violin, master instruments, mittenwald: Hello Katie, Well, from the information you ve given, it s very difficult to tell you anything concrete about your instrument. However, I can give you some educated guesses. The Strauss stamp probably marks the instrument as being from Mittenwald....

Antique Musical Instruments: old Eb alto horn, eb alto horn, euston road london
eb alto horn, euston road london, serial number list: The dating of Besson instruments - particularly non-trumpets - is difficult. If you would like to look at an example take a look at: http://www.galpinsociety.org/gdnj.html Makers weren t concerned with making a serial number list for historically determining...

Antique Musical Instruments: old guitar, washburn guitar, electric acoustic guitar
washburn guitar, electric acoustic guitar, vintage market: The Washburn D130 was an unusual guitar in that the top was made of ash -- most acoustics have the top of spruce. The serial number really doesn t up to anything tho might indicate 1995. http://www.washburn.com/about-us/customer-service/washburn-guitar-archives.html...

Antique Musical Instruments: Piano Info, baby grand piano, piano info
baby grand piano, piano info, piano maker: Dear Norman, Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. The only information that I have is that they were built in Conshocton, Ohio. Other than that, I have no other information. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Previous Question, antique musical instruments, allexperts
antique musical instruments, allexperts, questioners: Hannah, I m not familiar enough with the workings of Ask the Experts to know whether there is a way to make contact with the questioner or not. I do not have that information. It would be frustrating as close as you are to not to be able to make that connection,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Regina, pianoworld, ivory keys
pianoworld, ivory keys, antique farm: Dear Maria, Thank you for using allexperts. You can try to offer it as a free piano on some websites: http://www.pianomart.com http://www.ebay.com http://www.pianoworld.com/exchange.htm http://www.craigslist.org If you have any questions, please...

Antique Musical Instruments: Saxaphone with the word Symphony engraved on the bell, baritone sax, hook area
baritone sax, hook area, hand thumb: Hello and thanks for writing! Your saxophone was produced in China as is all of the other musical instruments marked with the Symphony logo. The serial number (if it has one) SHOULD be near the right-hand thumb hook area. It s most likely from anytime within...

Antique Musical Instruments: Selmer Clarined, selmer clarinet, sole agents
selmer clarinet, sole agents, dads: Hello and thanks for writing! Any chance you can go to the shop and sneak a few photos of the clarinet and logos, etc.? Any idea if the clarinet s a Bb or A? As for value, photos of the instrument would be helpful! Please email any photos to me at info@foreverwoodwinds.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Shumann Grand Piano, craigslist org, pianoworld
craigslist org, pianoworld, antique piano: Hi Chris, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was built in 1909. It is difficult to tell you the value with out seeing photos of it. Its probably worth around $500. My email is contact@lindebladpiano.com. If you have any questions, please feel...

Antique Musical Instruments: Sousaphone, andrew beardsley, elhart
andrew beardsley, elhart, band instrument: The Elkhart Band Instrument Company was started in 1924 by Andrew Beardsley. After Beardsley s death in 1928, Elkhart Band Instrument company was merged into the Buescher Company. Elkhart used Bandmaster, Tempo and Windsor as tradenames. Buescher then used...

Antique Musical Instruments: sax, lyon and healy, baritone sax
lyon and healy, baritone sax, apld: Hello and thanks for writing! Is your saxophone an alto, soprano, C melody, tenor or baritone sax? Please provide some photos of your saxophone via email to me at info@foreverwoodwinds.com and I should be able to assist you further. Hope that helps! Thanks...

Antique Musical Instruments: schumann piano, hammers, stacy
hammers, stacy: Hi Stacy, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was built in 1905. Its probably not worth restoring if it needs a lot of work. I d recommend that you donate it. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad...

Antique Musical Instruments: Triebert Clarinet, ballpark figures, free estimates
ballpark figures, free estimates, paypal: Hello and thanks for writing! Can you take a few photos of your clarinet and email them to me so I can give you detailed information pertaining to you exact clarinet? If so, my email address is info@foreverwoodwinds.com . I usually give free estimates (ballpark...

Antique Musical Instruments: Triebert Clarinet, wood clarinet, stone tower
wood clarinet, stone tower, mouthpiece: Hello and thanks for writing! I should be able to provide manufacturer information about your clarinet. Please provide some photos of your clarinet via email to me at info@foreverwoodwinds.com and I should be able to assist you further in regards to value,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Uke, baritone uke, baritone ukulele
baritone uke, baritone ukulele, beginner book: Hi John: From the measurements, I would say you have a baritone uke. The usual ukes sizes are standard (soprano), concert (slightly larger with longer scale than std), tenor and baritone. I don t believe that bass ukes are an accepted size tho i am sure...

Antique Musical Instruments: an upright Soufleto, gold medallion, allexperts
gold medallion, allexperts, wood frame: Hi Joanna, Thank you for using allexperts. In regards to your piano, I would recommend that you do not take it with you and sell it. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Viola, new milford ct, leopold stokowski
new milford ct, leopold stokowski, david bromberg: Hello Jennifer, I ll contact David and let him know about your father s instrument. AllExperts doesn t give me your contact info other than your name, so if you d like to continue this off the site (which would probably be easiest), you can email me at...

Antique Musical Instruments: violin and case, professional makers, best guess
professional makers, best guess, markneukirchen: Hello Calvin, I have sold a few instruments with this name labeled inside, but haven t been able to find any information in the standard references to a maker by this name. I know the name can be hard to read -- the label is printed with an overly Gothic...

Antique Musical Instruments: Wood Flute Ebony 6 Keys, nickel silver keys, wood flute
nickel silver keys, wood flute, c natural: Hello and thanks for writing! Your flute was made around the 1900s and is German-made with nickel-silver keys. It s most likely in the key of C pitched around A-440hz (common) and is a 6-key model with the keys being Bb, C-natural, G#, long & short F and D#....

Antique Musical Instruments: Yosco #2 banjo, www google com, banjos
www google com, banjos, google: Hi MK: not much info on this, tho I have seen a few of these banjos, all 4 a string with a sort of double rim. They date from around 1900-1930 and were built by Lawrence Yosco in New York City. Here is a patent for his double rim banjos: http://www.google.com/patents/about?id=fVxKAAAAEBAJ&dq=yosco...

Antique Musical Instruments: 12 string mandolin, antique musical instruments, oscar schmidt
antique musical instruments, oscar schmidt, mahogony: Hi Graham: There is an OS monogram on the pickguard of Richard s, at least the thread I found: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Antique-Musical-Instruments-2370/2009/3/12-String-Mandolin.htm A good 80%-90% of American 12 string bowlbacks I have seen turn out...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Banjo Mandolin, Weymann banjo mandolin
Weymann banjo mandolin: I am not sure what this is in terms of the model number, but here are a few links to similarly constructed Weymann banjos: http://www.retrofret.com/products.asp?ProductID=3330&CartID=1038967232007 http://sylvanmusic.com/inventory.php?function=view&id=541&search=Vintage#...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Euphonium or Baritone Horn, baritone horns, musik instrumenten
baritone horns, musik instrumenten, baritone horn: That is an old one. Franz Bock was in business from 1838 to 1869. It is hard to determine size from a picture. It is an unusual instrument from an obscure maker. However, it would appear to probably be an euphonium, as he was known for making some of the...

Antique Musical Instruments: age of cornet, serial number list, band directors
serial number list, band directors, band instrument: In 1928, the Lyons Band Instrument Company was started by Wm. H. Lyons, Howard R. Lyons, and Clarence L. McCreery as a school instrumental rental program. Lyons started publishing the The Lyons Band News and Kjos Music News in 1936, with articles of interest...

Antique Musical Instruments: antique vega banjo, Vegaphone professional tenor banjo
Vegaphone professional tenor banjo: Hi Rick: It looks like Vegaphone Professional tenor. book value in excellent condition would be $1,025-1,275. Here is one: http://www.elderly.com/vintage/items/80U-2241.htm another: http://www.trocadero.com/stores/gideonantiques/items/340664/item340664.html...

Antique Musical Instruments: Did C.F. Martin make this Orpheum guitar, resonator guitars, pickguard
resonator guitars, pickguard, paramount: Hi Steve: I am not sure why you say that this is pre-Paramount. 1930 is given as the date that Martin made 36 of the resonator guitars. If the stamp is correct than it is possible that this was made by Martin. I never heard of dates inside the guitar -- was...

Antique Musical Instruments: Collectable George Washburn Acoustic Guitar, Washburn D-25 S/N guitar
Washburn D-25 S/N guitar: First of all, there was never a person associated with this company whose name was George Washburn. The original company name was Lyon & Healy and the Lyon was George Washburn Lyon. The current company and the one whose brand is on your guitar is actually...

Antique Musical Instruments: Coronet, salvation army band, pere pere
salvation army band, pere pere, frere aine: The family is supposed to have started in Paris in 1860 s producing all wind and string instruments. The Thibouville family included Martin, Eugene Adrien Camille, Jerome, Andre, and Louis. And associations including: freres , frere , frere aine , pere,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Courtois Cornet, exposition universelle paris, new bond street
exposition universelle paris, new bond street, serial number list: It is sort of pointless to look for a serial number. 1. Courtois didn t initially put serial numbers on their instruments, and 2. There is no serial number list for Courtois. Using serial numbers to date horns was never the maker s point for putting the...

Antique Musical Instruments: clarinet, eb clarinet, mouth piece
eb clarinet, mouth piece, sterling silver: My area isn t woodwinds, but this one is intriguing. If it is just thinner than a wooden clarinet, then I would say that it is just an old metal clarinet. If it is shorter than a regular clarinet, then I would suspect it is an Eb clarinet. It would be difficult...

Antique Musical Instruments: cornet that belonged to my grandpa, serial number list, couesnon
serial number list, couesnon, cornet: Couesnon is a venerable old company that was started in 1827, and is still in business. There is, however, no existing serial number list that connects to date of manufacture... But you might want to look through this display and see if anything is simlar,...

Antique Musical Instruments: The Elkhart Band Instrument Company e-flat mellophone, andrew beardsley, band instrument
andrew beardsley, band instrument, instrument company: The Elkhart Band Instrument Company was started in 1924 by Buescher President Andrew Beardsley. After Beardsley s death in 1928, Elkhart Band Instrument company was merged into Buescher. Elkhart used Bandmaster, Tempo and Windsor as tradenames. Buescher used...

Antique Musical Instruments: Frank Holton, trumpet mouthpiece, chicago mobsters
trumpet mouthpiece, chicago mobsters, holton trumpet: Well, maybe you want to keep digging to find the rest of the horn! g That is a compelling idea, but there are so many possibilities that could interfere with it. Probably most serious players end up playing a mouthpiece that does not come with the horn....

Antique Musical Instruments: Frank Holton Sousaphone, valve casing, flood gate
valve casing, flood gate, valve section: Jerry, I have heard either of that model of horn before OR I have heard about yours before! But it appears to me that that patent number is for a Flood Gate. (which doesn t sound like something you would find on a sousaphone! I would like to see...

Antique Musical Instruments: Collectable George Washburn Acoustic Guitar, mahogany neck, elixer
Antique Musical Instruments: Collectable George Washburn Acoustic Guitar, mahogany neck, elixer, fretboard

Antique Musical Instruments: Courtois Cornet, french makers, valve cap
Antique Musical Instruments: Courtois Cornet, french makers, valve cap, digit number

Antique Musical Instruments: clarinet, whole lot of hope, instrument co
Antique Musical Instruments: clarinet, whole lot of hope, instrument co

Antique Musical Instruments: G. Trombone, bass clef, bass trombone
Antique Musical Instruments: G. Trombone, bass clef, bass trombone, ledger line

Antique Musical Instruments: Imperial Band Instruments, luxe paris, bbb
Antique Musical Instruments: Imperial Band Instruments, luxe paris, bbb, tuba

Antique Musical Instruments: Jean Baptiste vuillaume violin, greetings, jean baptiste vuillaume
Antique Musical Instruments: Jean Baptiste vuillaume violin, greetings, jean baptiste vuillaume, paris 3

Antique Musical Instruments: JW York & Sons Trombone, mouthpiece, serial number
Antique Musical Instruments: JW York & Sons Trombone, mouthpiece, serial number, trombone

Antique Musical Instruments: Mandolin, crystal lake illinois, great grandmother
Antique Musical Instruments: Mandolin, crystal lake illinois, great grandmother, mandolins

Antique Musical Instruments: monarch trumpet., london music, foriegn
Antique Musical Instruments: monarch trumpet., london music, foriegn, music shop

Antique Musical Instruments: Violin, gruen guitars, nashville tennessee
Antique Musical Instruments: Violin, gruen guitars, nashville tennessee

Antique Musical Instruments: Violin, marc laberte, luthier
Antique Musical Instruments: Violin, marc laberte, luthier, violins

Antique Musical Instruments: Win L Peters violin
Antique Musical Instruments: Win L Peters violin

Antique Musical Instruments: G. Trombone, bass trombonists, bass trombones
bass trombonists, bass trombones, elderly cousin: It dates to around 1914. G bass trombones are fun. They need an extension handle on the slide because the slide is longer that a man s arm can reach. It can play down to a low Db. It is a much smaller bore than any modern bass trombone, so it has a slightly...

Antique Musical Instruments: Genuine Kay Cello, chips and scratches, steel cores
chips and scratches, steel cores, inexpensive instrument: Hello Christina, Congratulations on your reunion with the cello! Kays were the mainstay of student instruments for many, many years. They were tough and durable, and therefore well suited to the rigors of everyday use by students of all ages. Unfortunately,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Harmony Monterey Mandolin, harmony monterey, sound holes
harmony monterey, sound holes, pickguard: According to my sources, Harmony Monterey mandolins were mde from the 1950s into the 1970s. Book value (exc cond) is $150-175. The Monterey mandolin were models H410, H417 or H8017. usually there is some sort of stamp with the serial number with an H in...

Antique Musical Instruments: Imperial Band Instruments, south williamsport high school, high school yearbook
south williamsport high school, high school yearbook, williamsport high school: Yes, Imperial was a company with mysterious origins. It was probably a group of Keefer employees that started their own company making instruments for the student market. Imperial Instrument Co. was formed in August of 1922. It was located at 643 Elmira...

Antique Musical Instruments: "Imperiale" Piano #30729 - very small - possible value?, black lacquer, pianoworld
black lacquer, pianoworld, ebay: Hi Anne, Thank you for using allexperts. It sounds like your piano was made in Japan. I m unable to find any information about when your piano was built. You can try selling it on the following websites: http://www.pianomart.com http://www.ebay.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Jean Baptiste vuillaume violin, jean baptiste vuillaume, vuillaume violin
jean baptiste vuillaume, vuillaume violin, french violin: Hi Roshelle, Well, J.B. Vuillaume was one of the most influential makers of the 19th century. He worked in Paris, and was the dominant force in French violin and bow making, identification and restoration for close to 50 years. That being said, his...

Antique Musical Instruments: JW York & Sons Trombone, serial number list, antique musical instruments
serial number list, antique musical instruments, ebay: How certain are you of the 1911 date? How certain are you that it is this trombone in the picture? The reason I ask is because we have attempted to construct a York serial number list and our current estimate for this serial number would be 1915. As...

Antique Musical Instruments: j w pepper trombome, high pitch, tuning slide
high pitch, tuning slide, counterweight: This horn was made around 1910-19, and was imported as Pepper had discontinued making instruments by that time. The extra tuning slide is to switch the horn from high pitch to low (modern) pitch. The counterweight is likely an after-market device. The...

Antique Musical Instruments: kimball piano, butte montana, snodgrass
butte montana, snodgrass, kimball: Hi Karen, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was built in 1908. If its an upright its worth around $300 and a grand around $500. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Lyon & Healy Mandolin, Lyon & Healy Mandolin
Lyon & Healy Mandolin: Hi Amy: Lyon & Healy was a huge maker and seller of musical instruments in the early half of the last century. They are actually still in business today but just sell harps. Yours is student level mandolin obviously made by L&H for the correspondence...

Antique Musical Instruments: Mandolin, Ideal bowlback mandolin
Ideal bowlback mandolin: The only information I have of this one is from mugwumps.com which states that ideal was a Carlstadt brand name. I am not sure what Carlstadt was possibly a music store or distributor. Other than that, unless it is a fancy model most vintage American bowlbacks...

Antique Musical Instruments: mellophone reference, oxford companion, journal article
oxford companion, journal article, many thanks: There was an podcast on Mellocast.com that discusses the mellophone history. But, I don t know that you are going to find an accurate printed history of the mellophone other than on the internet. You might also want to check Al s Mellophone Page. http://www.alsmiddlebrasspages.com/mellophone/...

Antique Musical Instruments: modern Cremona violin makers, cremona violin maker, cremona violin makers
cremona violin maker, cremona violin makers, professional maker: That s the problem, Chris. Best valued is an extremely vague term. Violins aren t like refigerators, where you can do your research online and figure out which one has the most features for the price you want to pay. Every professional maker around the world...

Antique Musical Instruments: monarch trumpet., old trumpet, dallas star
old trumpet, dallas star, good afternoon: Monarch is one of those names that a number of entities used. There is a Wurlitzer Monarch, a Lyons Monarch, a York Monarch, and at least one model that has no other description on it. The only dealer in Dallas that I know of that stenciled horns was...

Antique Musical Instruments: Old baby mandolin, local music store, brass plaque
local music store, brass plaque, keystone state: As far as value: hard to say since I can;t see the mandolin nor do I know what the actual condition is. Most vintage American bowlbacks are not well respected, so even for a decent make like a Weymann, a simple unadorned model would probably be worth a few...

Antique Musical Instruments: My Old Violin, old violin, chin support
old violin, chin support, bulls head: Hi Lori, Well, the case, as detailed as you described it, unfortunately won t tell us much about the violin. Old cases are essentially worthless, and are easily replaced, so it has no real bearing on the violin s origin. The label probably says (in...

Antique Musical Instruments: old Alto/Tenor horn, tenor horn, alto horn
tenor horn, alto horn, eb: Yep, its an alto horn, though some folks call these altoiums, because they have a more narrow bore than the typical alto horn. I m pretty sure the key change is from F to Eb. Bb flat is too great a distance, you would have to change all the valve slides...

Antique Musical Instruments: old fiddle, fiddle players, traditional fiddle
fiddle players, traditional fiddle, violin shop: Hello Michael, Carved heads on violins are usually a product of the early 20th century. The most common is a lion s (or dragon s) head, but human heads are not all that unusual. They were produced in Germany, and marketed here in the States as fancy violins...

Antique Musical Instruments: Pan American Cornet, trumpet player, valve trombone
trumpet player, valve trombone, electronic tuner: My first thought is I wonder if you are starting on the wrong harmonic. It is also possible that it is not a Bb instrument. I guess my suggestions are to try it along with your trombone, the Bb cornet would be just one octave above so that should help you...

Antique Musical Instruments: Piano, piano company, serial number
piano company, serial number, clue: Dear Natica, Thank you for using allexperts. Were you able to locate the serial number? This diagram may help you locate it - http://www.lindebladpiano.com/piano_Serial_Number.html. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Possible Guadagnini Violin, old violin, michael fischer
old violin, michael fischer, appraisal fees: Hello Mary Lou, Well, finding a Guadagnini is certainly more possible than finding a Stradivari or Amati, for instance. But to be perfectly honest, unless the violin already has previous provenance, don t get your hopes up -- the Guadagnini label (in particular,...

Antique Musical Instruments: piano, norwalk ohio, ohio model
norwalk ohio, ohio model, allexperts: Hi Carol, Thank you for using allexperts. If you email me photos of your piano, that will help for me to assess its value. My email is contact@lindebladpiano.com. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad...

Antique Musical Instruments: What is my piano worth?, hallet davis, piano worth
hallet davis, piano worth, davis co: Dear Astrid, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was built in 1936. If it is an upright piano, its worth around $200 and if a grand around $800. The piano is not worth restoring unless it is sentimental. Its built in a very good time period....

Antique Musical Instruments: Raffaele Calace mandolin, Raffaele Calace mandolin
Raffaele Calace mandolin: Calace made many models over the years. I have two from the 1920s one with a seal but lableled but no date on the label and the other with a date on the label, I think 1921. BTW the company is still in business in Naples producing very nice mandolins. They...

Antique Musical Instruments: Silver Trombone, chicago symphony, french horn
chicago symphony, french horn, holton: William Frank (b. 1876 Allentown, PA - 1932 Chicago) worked for Holton and in 1910 established his own business in Chicago. Frank also played French horn in the Chicago Symphony from 1904 til his death in 1932. Though the company continued on after his death,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Stella mandolin, Stella mandolin
Stella mandolin: Hi Ryan: Stella instruments were made by the Oscar Schmidt Company of New Jersey. Yours was probably made in the teens to 1920s of the last century. These were generally low- to kid-grade instruments and yours is probably worth at most $200 if it were in...

Antique Musical Instruments: trombones, family heirloom, grandads
family heirloom, grandads, gamut: Too many variables to really answer this question. 1) any horn in use runs the risk of being damaged in some way. Fortunately most of the time the damage can be repaired. 2) Any horn that you wish to keep as a family heirloom will be at risk if used....

Antique Musical Instruments: Violin, violin shop, question thanks
violin shop, question thanks, geib: Hi Barbara, Well, I wish I could give you some information about the mandolin, but I m honestly at a loss. I don t know the first thing about them. Your best bet for finding someone in Georgia who might be able to tell you more would be Reggie Williams...

Antique Musical Instruments: Violin, marc laberte, mirecourt
marc laberte, mirecourt, first glance: Hi Cheryl, Well, from the picture, it s very hard to say anything for sure. But on first glance, the instrument does seem to match up well with the label. The firm of Laberte-Humbert was a collaboration between Marc Laberte and the Humbert brothers,...

Antique Musical Instruments: value of violins?, size violins, target audience
size violins, target audience, accurate number: Hello Elizabeth, Well, small-size violins as a rule don t have much value, primarily because of their small target audience (no pun intended). Because they can only be used by a child, and only for a very short period of time, they tend to be inexpensive...

Antique Musical Instruments: Win L Peters violin, violin shop, workshop models
violin shop, workshop models, german workshop: Hello Stephen, Well, I don t know if I would classify William Peters as the American Stradivari (there s really no American maker who could lay claim to a title like that), but he was a well-known maker and dealer in Massachusetts in the late 19th century....

Antique Musical Instruments: Year and value, serial number
serial number: Dear Claudia, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was built in 1903. If its an upright its worth around $300 and if a grand around $500. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1877 BUFFET CRAMPONE CO. CLAIRONET W/ ORIG. CASE, howarth of london, boehm system
howarth of london, boehm system, university of edinburgh: Hello Darryl I have seen a few of these clarinets floating around, they are very rare. Is it Boehm system? Problem with them is they are very old now and considered antiques, definitely not to be played as they as are very primitive compared to a 20th...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1912 olds serial 819, cylindrical tubing, crescent moon
cylindrical tubing, crescent moon, tuning slide: Yes, I would say that that horn is definitely a keeper. The in-slide tuning was designed to allow as much conical tubing in the instrument as possible. By putting together the two parts of the trombone that basically have to be done cylindrical tubing (the...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique J.W. Pepper Baritone, john phillip sousa, paoli pennsylvania
john phillip sousa, paoli pennsylvania, charles ives: The sale of musical instruments was added when Pepper s first retail store opened at 832 Filbert Street in Philadelphia in 1877. A New York retail outlet was established in 1880. Pepper, hirrd Henry Distin, to mov aggressively into the instrument manufacturing...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Schumann Baby Grand Piano, baby grand piano, serial number
baby grand piano, serial number, recession: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. This diagram may help you locate it - http://www.lindebladpiano.com/piano_Serial_Number.html. Since the economy is in a recession, the piano may be worth around $5,000 - $6,000. If you have any questions, please feel...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Trumpet, trumpet valves, old trumpet
trumpet valves, old trumpet, antique instruments: Well, snort! Trust your suspicions. Considering the fact that valves weren t invented for brass instruments until the mid-1800 s, it is quite impossible for it to be any older than that. Additionally, the type of valve on your examples came along...

Antique Musical Instruments: Artley flute, instrument repair shop, value estimates
instrument repair shop, value estimates, accepting donations: Hello and thanks for writing! I assume your flute is the Artley Artist model? If so, this would be stamped on the barrel (on the longest section near where it s stamped Artley ). As for prices, unfortunately due to the volume of questions regarding prices,...

Antique Musical Instruments: antique Selmer Paris flute, selmer paris, information sources
selmer paris, information sources, 20th century: Hello and thanks for writing! Can you provide any photos of the flute? Photos would help me to point out details to you and we could then figure out a closer range of the production date of your flute. Please email photos to me at info@foreverwoodwinds.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Baritone/Euphonium Age, serial number list, rotary valves
serial number list, rotary valves, brass instrument: Even if there were a serial number on the instrument, and I don t believe that Mahillon actually used serial numbers, it wouldn t do you any good because there is no serial number list for Mahillon. Charles Mahillon founded his business in Bruxelles in...

Antique Musical Instruments: Beau Ideal Slide Trombone, cylindrical tubing, penetrating sound
cylindrical tubing, penetrating sound, low pitch: Probably nothing more than what you already know. Lyon & Healy acquired product from a variety of sources and re-branded them. A series of fires destroyed what records they had and so few specifics are known of their business. Trombones of that era are...

Antique Musical Instruments: Boston trombone, civil war period, graves co
civil war period, graves co, wright co: The Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory was formed in 1869 with the merger of two of the most respected brass instrument makers from the Civil War period; Graves & Co. and E. G. Wright & Co. The firm produced high quality brass instruments In 1913, the...

Antique Musical Instruments: Bundy Eb clarinet and tuning info, eb clarinet, serial number listings
eb clarinet, serial number listings, bass clarinet: Hello and thanks for writing! Your clarinet is most likely plastic and the serial number should be traceable online through a quick google search for Bundy instrument serial number lists. Personally I d just consider the clarinet to have been produced around...

Antique Musical Instruments: Clarinet and Saxophone Models, selmer saxophone, saxophone models
selmer saxophone, saxophone models, selmer paris: Hello and thanks for writing! If the Selmer saxophone logo matched the Mark VI to a T then I d suggest that they re the same model although complete examination of the keys, etc. help identify that model further. As for the clarinet, could you email photos...

Antique Musical Instruments: Conn Instrument, xs4all nl, mid 1950s
xs4all nl, mid 1950s, valve bodies: The 48A was configured like this picture: http://www.xs4all.nl/~cderksen/images/48A1940.jpg This was basically a crossover between the cornet as far as bore profile and modern trumpet (as oppposed to the true trumpet) It adopted the contours of the trumpet....

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Trumpet, austro hungarian empire, cock and bull
Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Trumpet, austro hungarian empire, cock and bull, world war one

Antique Musical Instruments: My grandmama's violin, violins, serial numbers
Antique Musical Instruments: My grandmama's violin, violins, serial numbers, fir

Antique Musical Instruments: Ivers & Pond Piano, capo
Antique Musical Instruments: Ivers & Pond Piano, capo

Antique Musical Instruments: J. Higham - Cornet, low pitch, cornet player
Antique Musical Instruments: J. Higham - Cornet, low pitch, cornet player, cornets

Antique Musical Instruments: Mandolin, 12th fret, 1940s
Antique Musical Instruments: Mandolin, 12th fret, 1940s, alice

Antique Musical Instruments: Swedish 3 string Fiddle, nyckelharpa, string instrument
Antique Musical Instruments: Swedish 3 string Fiddle, nyckelharpa, string instrument, hurdy gurdy

Antique Musical Instruments: My grandmama's violin, rudolph wurlitzer, german violin
rudolph wurlitzer, german violin, old violin: Hello Carole, Well, the first thing I have to tell you is that it s possible (although in this case unlikely) the label is not accurate. Instrument labels are generally unreliable, because it s very simple to remove a label and replace it with another,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Hawkes Alto Sax, seriel number, vintage saxophones
seriel number, vintage saxophones, high pitch: Thanks Ian For a definite value I would contact Howarth in London, woodwind specialists. Their sax technician Sebastian is very knowledgable, but the real expert is Jon Steward, legendary repair technician based there. He is one of the very few people...

Antique Musical Instruments: Hawkes & Son trombone, picadilly circus london, boosey and co
picadilly circus london, boosey and co, piccadilly circus: William Henry Hawkes, formed WH Hawkes and Son in 1889. In 1895, he moved to Denman St. Piccadilly Circus, and in 1930 merged with Boosey and Co. So your horn is no older than 1895. However, that serial number does not fit into the Hawkes sequence of serial...

Antique Musical Instruments: Ivers & Pond Piano, continuous rim, ivories
continuous rim, ivories, model scale: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. The piano was built in 1935. Ivers & Pond is an exceptional piano. It is actually one of the finest pianos ever made. I would definitely recommend that you consider restoring it. If you email me photos of...

Antique Musical Instruments: Ivers and Pond Piano, seriel number, pianoworld
seriel number, pianoworld, ebay: Hi Susan, Thank you for using allexperts. Ivers & Pond is one of the finest pianos ever built and definitely worth restoring. It was built in 1957. You could try to sell it on: http://www.pianomart.com http://www.ebay.com http://www.pianoworld.com/exchange.htm...

Antique Musical Instruments: J. Higham - Cornet, tipperary town, reed band
tipperary town, reed band, dublin 4: 1. Agreed. 2. Also sounds plausible. 3. Think of the Classes as models or quality levels. Makers would enter examples of their instruments in Exhibitions, and the example was judged. When they won an award, they plastered that information all over their...

Antique Musical Instruments: Mandolin, May Flower mandolin
May Flower mandolin: Hi Alice: May Flower mandolins were made by Flower & Groehsl (correct spelling). The owner s name was H. J. Flower and I believe that is his daughter Mayon the label. They osld instruments out of Chicago around the turn of the last century. What I can...

Antique Musical Instruments: Mandolin Calace 1917, calace, mandolins
calace, mandolins, naples: Hi Cesar: Yours looks very similar to my model 24 from 1920 except yours is missing the armrest. Calace was one of the top three most desired mandolins in Italy in the last century. You may have gotten a good deal if yours doesn t need too much work....

Antique Musical Instruments: Old oboe, monarch, ebay
monarch, ebay, shape: Hello and thanks for writing! Unfortunately I cannot help you with any information pertaining to your oboe without photos of the instrument. If possible please email photos to me at info@foreverwoodwinds.com . As for the best way to part with the instrument,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Organ, louisville ky, serial number
louisville ky, serial number, curiosity: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. The only information I have is that they were made in Louisville, KY and were discontinued in 1928. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: a VERY old cornet, sears catalogs, sears and robuck
sears catalogs, sears and robuck, old trumpet: Lamoreaux Freres, Paris was a tradename used by the Sears (and Robuck) Company. Sears used a number of such names such as Marceau, Tourville, DuPont, etc. for instruments they imported. It could very well be as old as your grandmother says. I certainly...

Antique Musical Instruments: PA Starck piano, starck piano, pianoworld
starck piano, pianoworld, ebay: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. It was built in 1913. Its probably worth around $300. You could try selling it on: http://www.pianomart.com http://www.ebay.com http://www.pianoworld.com/exchange.htm http://www.craigslist.org If you...

Antique Musical Instruments: Silver Baritone, valve casing, trumpet site
valve casing, trumpet site, vintage company: I find no reference for Medallion . Therefore, I would have to assume that it is a horn stenciled with that name by a dealer in imports. Just because a horn is a stencil doesn t mean that it isn t a good horn. I can explain the valve markings more easily....

Antique Musical Instruments: Smith and Barnes, serial number, 1914
serial number, 1914, barnes: Hi Kurt, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was built in 1914. Its probably worth around $300 if its an upright and $500 if its a grand. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Swedish 3 string Fiddle, norwegian folk music, string fiddle
norwegian folk music, string fiddle, hardanger fiddle: Hello Deb, I think what you re thinking of is a hardanger fiddle (or hardingfele). It s a instrument mainly used in Norwegian folk music, which has four strings tuned like a violin, and 3-5 understrings running underneath the fingerboard and bridge....

Antique Musical Instruments: shubert, baby grand piano, serial number
baby grand piano, serial number: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. This diagram may help you locate it - http://www.lindebladpiano.com/piano_Serial_Number.html. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Trombone brand, many horns, mid fifties
many horns, mid fifties, engravings: Jack, That is sort of like trying to determine the model of a car from its rear wheel. All you can eliminate would be the companies that started after the 50 s, those that didn t use serial numbers, and those that didn t make that many horns. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Trumpet question reframed, flower plant, professional instrument
flower plant, professional instrument, mouth pieces: It was a professional instrument when it was made. It still has some value. And, it probably still plays decently. As far as your 9 year old is concerned, I would caution you that it is not going to look like the other horns his classmates will have, and...

Antique Musical Instruments: tailpiece for Lyon and Healy, lyon and healy, ebay
lyon and healy, ebay, numbering systems: Hi Melissa: It is not so easy to get a tailpiece for one of these. usually they are attached to a mandolin. I was lucky that I found one on ebay and bought the Martin that it was attached to, later selling the mandolin. L&H changed their numbering systems...

Antique Musical Instruments: true tone buescher Grand elkhart ind, time kind, tuning fork
time kind, tuning fork, silver plate: Lewis, You didn t say, but I m assuming that it is a trombone. Oftentimes parts of trombones came through the factory at different times, and some makers didn t try to keep the parts with the same numbers together. Course the other possibility is that...

Antique Musical Instruments: WURLITZER TRUMPET, rudolph wurlitzer, brass instruments
rudolph wurlitzer, brass instruments, similar features: It is hard to tell where Wurlitzer got all the instruments that they sold under their own name. Rudolph Wurlitzer was primarily a dealer. And, it is unclear how much they may have dictated the design of the instruments they sold. After about 1906, they...

Antique Musical Instruments: wooden flute, length measurement, wooden flute
length measurement, wooden flute, boston mass: Hello and thanks for writing! Please email some photos of the flute along with an overall length measurement of the entire flute assembled. My email address is info@foreverwoodwinds.com . I will be able to provide additional information via email for you....

Antique Musical Instruments: 1920's Knabe Baby Grand, knabe pianos, knabe piano
knabe pianos, knabe piano, allexperts: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In regards to the Knabe piano, if it was built in 1920 that is a very good vintage but if its all original its probably going to need a lot of work. It could cost up to $10,000 just to restore the mechanics on the...

Antique Musical Instruments: mandolin banjo, antique musical instruments, lable
antique musical instruments, lable, british style: Best place for info on this maker is here: http://www.fetishguitars.com/index/sicilia.html http://www.fetishguitars.com/html/italiane/sicilia/caponnetto2.html http://www.fetishguitars.com/html/italiane/sicilia/caponnetto.html http://www.fetishguitars.com/html/italiane/sicilia/caponnetto_f.html...

Antique Musical Instruments: May-Bell Banjo, slingerland banjo, bell logo
slingerland banjo, bell logo, educated guess: Hi Adam: Maybell was a brand made by the Slingerland banjo company. Your banjo was probably made in the early first decades of the last century. It looks like a decent quality student level banjo and would probably be worth $300-400 if in exc. condition....

Antique Musical Instruments: Buescher, buescher cornet, cornet trumpet
buescher cornet, cornet trumpet, truetone: That s a very old horn. One of the issues with getting kids to play an instrument is that often they want to to look like the kid sitting next to him. Obviously, this horn is going to look different. It almost certainly will need some attention, but was...

Antique Musical Instruments: baldwin upwright ser.#1265, vintage pianos, resto work
vintage pianos, resto work, panio: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Are you sure that is the serial number? The serial number can be found at looking at the serial number - http://www.lindebladpiano.com/piano_Serial_Number.html. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact...

Antique Musical Instruments: Conn 15A Cornet, valve casings, wheel rims
valve casings, wheel rims, dish soap: Alfred. Changing the springs is a shot in the dark, not unlike saying, My car isn t running well, I think I need to change the wheel rims. Springs might be the problem, but there so many other possibilities, other possibilities that are more probable....

Antique Musical Instruments: Early 1900's mandolin, carl fischer, carl fisher
carl fischer, carl fisher, music dealer: Carl Fischer was a music dealer/store in New York and is still in business tho I don t believe that they sell instruments any more and most publish music. http://www.carlfischer.com It is very difficult to tell the worth of your mandolin much of it depends...

Antique Musical Instruments: e. c. dobson banjo, old time style, frailing style
old time style, frailing style, metal strings: Hi Randy: I can t really give you a value on the banjo. Dobsons are pretty nice banjos in general for old style classical playing (nylon or gut strung played with the fingers) or clawhammer Old time style (metal strings and played with a frailing style.)...

Antique Musical Instruments: Family Trumpet, needle in a haystack, ensignia
needle in a haystack, ensignia, three generations: Unless something lucky happens this is likely to be a needle in a haystack. Sometimes there is a unique characteristic that stands out, but often different makers use the same design and ideas. You can start looking through the catalog on Horn-u-copia.net,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Frank Horton Euphonium
Holton was a trombonist with with Sousa in 1893-94. He achieved initial success with his revolutionary slide-oil formula, Electric Oil. He then began to sell used instruments. By 1898, He opened a third-floor two-room shop in Chicago at Clark and Madison...

Antique Musical Instruments: BANJO OR MABE IT A MANDALIN
Antique Musical Instruments: BANJO OR MABE IT A MANDALIN

Antique Musical Instruments: Gautrot Breveto, brevete, medaille
Antique Musical Instruments: Gautrot Breveto, brevete, medaille, trumpet

Antique Musical Instruments: guitar,zither, & mandolin, auto harp, harp strings
Antique Musical Instruments: guitar,zither, & mandolin, auto harp, harp strings

Antique Musical Instruments: imperiale piano, white keys, gold plate
Antique Musical Instruments: imperiale piano, white keys, gold plate, black keys

Antique Musical Instruments: trumpet made by Wm. Frank, pbs antique roadshow, entry model
Antique Musical Instruments: trumpet made by Wm. Frank, pbs antique roadshow, entry model, old couple

Antique Musical Instruments: Gautrot Breveto, oval shape, cornet
oval shape, cornet, mouthpiece: Neil, It sounds like you are describing a cornet, like this Gautrot: http://www.horn-u-copia.net/instruments/Gautrot/Gautrot-cornet-c-.jpg It has some interesting markings on it, but I m not sure how to interpret them without a closer look at it...

Antique Musical Instruments: guitar,zither, & mandolin, guitar zither, carl fischer
guitar zither, carl fischer, tho: As I said in my profile: If you have any questions about zithers please check the following sites: http://www.fretlesszithers.com/ or http://www.fretlesszithers.net/ Between the two of them, they have it all covered for any zither-like instrument. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: HARP O CHORD, bass strings, harp
bass strings, harp, inventor: Hi Dick: I am not much of an expert on these zither instruments (as indicated on my profile) but these guys are: http://www.fretlesszithers.com/ or http://www.fretlesszithers.net/ Between the two of them, they have it all covered for any zither-like...

Antique Musical Instruments: Hackley piano, vintage pianos, serial number
vintage pianos, serial number, 1918: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. It was built in 1918. Its probably worth around $300. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale & restoration of vintage...

Antique Musical Instruments: horns, john heald, water key
john heald, water key, mancester: John Heald was born in 1843, Atkinson, NH. in 1861, He moved to Mancester, NH where he learned t play keyed bugle and cornet. He was employed by Isaac Fiske noted instrument maker, for about fifteen years. He established his own shop in 1889 in Springfield...

Antique Musical Instruments: imperiale piano, vintage pianos, craigslist org
vintage pianos, craigslist org, pianoworld: Dear Don, Thank you for using allexperts. I m unable to find any information on the piano brand, imperiale. If you email me photos I ll try to assess its value for you. http://www.pianomart.com http://www.ebay.com http://www.pianoworld.com/exchange.htm...

Antique Musical Instruments: J.W. Pepper 1900 3-Valve Trombone, tenor trombone, low pitch
tenor trombone, low pitch, slide version: It would appear - though pictures can be deceiving - to be a Bb tenor. I think is too late to have been associated with Distin. If it is a high pitched horn, it will probably not have enough tuning slide to bring it down to 440. But, the turning slide...

Antique Musical Instruments: For Kessels piano, vintage pianos
vintage pianos: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. I do not have any information on Kessels. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale & restoration of vintage pianos...

Antique Musical Instruments: Kimball Baby Grand, baby grand piano, vintage pianos
baby grand piano, vintage pianos, ivory keys: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was built in 1904 and would be worth around $500 - $1,000. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale & restoration...

Antique Musical Instruments: kay banjo, good shape, banjos
good shape, banjos, banjo: These are not exactly high end instruments. Banjo heads are around $20, bridges $5 and strings $5 so for thirty dollars you can have yourself a playable banjo (I hope). it might be better to take it to a shop that knows how to set it up, of course. Kay...

Antique Musical Instruments: old guitar, mugwumps, fingerboards
mugwumps, fingerboards, hi bob: Hi Bob: According to mugwumps.com: F.H. Griffith was a Philadelphia, PA mandolin manufacturer from circa 1892-5. His instruments were well made and some had very elaborately inlaid fingerboards and pegheads. From 1895 he published a magazine which primarily...

Antique Musical Instruments: old Wurlitzerr piano, vintage pianos, history of the piano
vintage pianos, history of the piano, wurlitzer piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was built in 1935. It is built in a very good vintage so it may be worth restoring. Would you be able to email me photos of your piano to contact@lindebladpiano.com. I look forward to hearing back from...

Antique Musical Instruments: P A Stark Tom Thumb piano, vintage pianos, thumb piano
vintage pianos, thumb piano, tom thumb: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. It is probably worth around $1,000. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale & restoration of vintage pianos ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Pratt, Read, and Co. piano., old upright piano, vintage pianos
old upright piano, vintage pianos, greenville sc: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was built in 1935. It is probably worth around $500. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale & restoration...

Antique Musical Instruments: What this piano is worth?, vintage pianos, one hundred years
vintage pianos, one hundred years, ivory keys: Dear Dustin, Thank you for using allexperts. I would need to know the name and the serial number of the piano - http://www.lindebladpiano.com/piano_Serial_Number.html. Then I can give you an idea of its worth. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Silver Cornet, graves co, wright co
graves co, wright co, vintage instruments: These are respected vintage instruments. Your dates to around 1886. Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory was formed in 1869 from the joining of the significant Civil War era makers Graves & Co. and E. G. Wright & Co. The company nane was changed to...

Antique Musical Instruments: Stefano Caponnetto Mandolin, mandolins, catania
mandolins, catania, sicilia: Hi David: I hesitate to give you any conclusive value for this since I cannot really examine it in hand. Mandolins from Catania are pretty common and are, in general valued less than ones from Naples or other parts of Italy. it is also hard to tell what condition...

Antique Musical Instruments: Trumpet, piston valve, vintage instrument
piston valve, vintage instrument, helicon: There was Bruder, Adolf (1874-1916) Graslitz, Anton (1897-1820) Graslitz, Franz 1895-1925 Graslitz, Ignaz 1838-1914 Wein, Johann 1770-1944 Often, Josef 1903-1945 Graslitz, Wenzel 1860-1945 Graslitz, Stowasswers Sohne, Wenzel 1860-1945 Graslitz. Those that...

Antique Musical Instruments: trombone: Silvertone - made in Elkhart, straight braces, montgomery wards
straight braces, montgomery wards, jazz horn: It seems as though the likely candidates are Conn, Buescher and Blessing. I have never seen anything beyond speculation on which factory Sears instruments came from. And, possibly they weren t limited to just one maker. It is also unclear whether Sears...

Antique Musical Instruments: trumpet, pedler, storage unit
pedler, storage unit, selmer: Harry Walter Pedler established his business in Elkhart in 1919, after previously working for Rudall, Carte, & Co., and Conn. The company started as American Manufacturing with Gronnert in 1916 but with the death of Gronnert, company was renamed Harry Pedler...

Antique Musical Instruments: trumpet made by Wm. Frank, band instrument, instrument company
band instrument, instrument company, chicago symphony: William Frank (b. 1876 Allentown, PA - 1932 Chicago) worked for Holton and in 1910 established his own business in Chicago. At one time, he had a work force of 32. He used American Prep, Biltmore, Barrington, and Belmore as tradenames. American Prep was his...

Antique Musical Instruments: Value of piano, vintage pianos, cabinet grand
vintage pianos, cabinet grand, listowel: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was built in 1908 and worth around $300. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale & restoration of vintage...

Antique Musical Instruments: Valve trombone
I believe there was more than one company that used Champion. One was Lyon & Healy of Chicago, although most their horns were imports. As were the horns sold by Henry Grossman. If it was one of these companies, it is old, but there are no serial number...

Antique Musical Instruments: Vincent Bach Mercury Trombone, vincent bach, brasso
vincent bach, brasso, skilled player: I d rather not get into the price of things, but suffice it to say that relacquering a horn is not cheap. Done properly, it should look nearly like it was new. But, that is all it does. It will play no better. Brasso will keep it looking shiny - after...

Antique Musical Instruments: Wm. Knabe & Co., knabe piano, vintage pianos
knabe piano, vintage pianos, script lettering: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. The piano was built in 1936. It is worth around $1,000. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale & restoration of vintage...

Antique Musical Instruments: How much is my Wurlitzer Piano worth?, de kalb illinois, vintage pianos
de kalb illinois, vintage pianos, piano worth: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. It was built in 1954. It would be worth around $300. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Sincerely, Todd Lindeblad www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale & restoration of vintage...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1887 HALLET-DAVIS MIDI GRAND PIANO, hallet davis, vintage pianos
hallet davis, vintage pianos, great grandmother: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. I am afraid I would not be able to date or look up the piano without the serial number. To find the serial number on your piano, please refer to the useful guide we have on our website - http://www.lindebladpiano.com/piano_info/piano_Serial_Number.html...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1920 Wurlitzer upright piano, wurlitzer upright piano, vintage pianos
wurlitzer upright piano, vintage pianos, wurlitzer piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please...

Antique Musical Instruments: 30,s Emperor Virtuose Paris, c trumpet, silver nickel
c trumpet, silver nickel, lefevre: Nico, I ve never been face to face with an Virtuose Emperor. But I would say trust your own impressions. If it plays reasonably well, with decent intonation, then it should be a candidate for repair. Talk with your repair service to see what it needs, how...

Antique Musical Instruments: Age of my Wurlitzer Baby Grand, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, thanks in advance: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1919. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Baritone horn, baritone horn, student models
baritone horn, student models, euphoniums: The horn dates to the late 1920s. American Standard was - in a sense - a student model; but not like today. The student models of that era lacked some of the fancy detailing, and features of the professional models, but were solid playing instruments. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: age of my cornet, instrument production, valve caps
instrument production, valve caps, band instrument: The Standard Band Instrument Company was started in 1884 by Thompson & Odell as the Brasswind branch using stock and equipment previously owned by Quinby. Their publishing business was bought out by Fischer in 1900, and the instrument production was bought...

Antique Musical Instruments: Bell Upright Piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, antique musical instruments: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. The economic climate is the main driver of that estimate. Music climate just refers to the massive drop in music education and appreciation over the last 40-50 years. Piano s are not an every home item as they...

Antique Musical Instruments: Buescher alto sax, selmer mark 7, high pitch
selmer mark 7, high pitch, buescher: It dates to 1927, so it is still possible that it might be high pitch, but it is most likely that it is low (modern) pitch. Buescher made excellent instruments. It is a different concept in saxophones than your Selmer. So, it won t lock into notes like...

Antique Musical Instruments: background on a trombone, george sanford, guarantee card
george sanford, guarantee card, robert preston: I would probably be easier to decided if the story is not correct than to document that it is correct. I don t know that there would be any to determine whether that particular instrument made the movie set or not. But, it might be possible to determine...

Antique Musical Instruments: brass euphonium, valve brass instrument, lyon and healy
valve brass instrument, lyon and healy, henri gautier: Sounds like you have a Lyon & Healy instrument, Champion was one of their tradenames. Lyon and Healy were in business in Chicago from 1864-1940. They had a complex network of suppliers and sub-contractors. And in the late 1800s, The company survived 4...

Antique Musical Instruments: Chauncey antique piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, allexperts: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Conn Baritone, baritone sax, ok condition
baritone sax, ok condition, conn: Well saxes aren t my area, so I probably should pass on this one, but a sax with a prefix of H should date to 1966. (I ve got a 1898 SN 3431 baritone sax, that I similarly don t know what to do with!) Here is a list of Conn serial numbers: http://drrick.com/conn.html...

Antique Musical Instruments: Couesnon & Cie trumpet, old trumpet, franco american
old trumpet, franco american, couesnon: Basically, I can confirm your findings. I suspect that the spelling on your horn may simply be a decorative flourish. And, it is actually Cie. Here is my chart of Couesnon instruments: http://www.horn-u-copia.net/display.php?selby=+where+maker%3D%22Couesnon%22...

Antique Musical Instruments: French Horn 1850s, mid 1850s, french horns
mid 1850s, french horns, solo horn: I would have to speculate that finding such an instrument is extremely remote. The chances that it still exists may not be that great either. Are you certain that it is even a French Horn? Military organizations of the mid 1800 s tended not to use French...

Antique Musical Instruments: French Horn, andrew beardsley, alto horns
andrew beardsley, alto horns, french horns: I believe you mean Elkhart. The Elkhart Band Instrument Company was started in 1924 by Buescher President Andrew Beardsley. After Beardsley s death in 1928, Elkhart Band Instrument company was merged into Buescher. Buescher used Elkhart Band Inst as a trademark....

Antique Musical Instruments: Couesnon & Cie trumpet, warm tone, fond memories
Antique Musical Instruments: Couesnon & Cie trumpet, warm tone, fond memories, band director

Antique Musical Instruments: French Horn 1850s, bandmaster, question thanks
Antique Musical Instruments: French Horn 1850s, bandmaster, question thanks, french horn

Antique Musical Instruments: HIstory and approximate value of my Fischer antique piano, rear rim, chattanooga tennessee
Antique Musical Instruments: HIstory and approximate value of my Fischer antique piano, rear rim, chattanooga tennessee, patent number

Antique Musical Instruments: William Frank Co. Saxophone, french horns, brass instruments
Antique Musical Instruments: William Frank Co. Saxophone, french horns, brass instruments, marine corps

Antique Musical Instruments: HIstory and approximate value of my Fischer antique piano, vintage pianos, wooden rollers
vintage pianos, wooden rollers, enamel paint: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please...

Antique Musical Instruments: ivers and pond boston, vintage pianos, upright pianos
vintage pianos, upright pianos, musical climate: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $500. The company I work for actually specializes in restoration. You can view before & after photos of upright...

Antique Musical Instruments: John Broadwood & Sons, john broadwood, vintage pianos
john broadwood, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. I am afraid I would need to know if it is a grand or an upright to properly value and date the piano. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please...

Antique Musical Instruments: JWPepper Import, eb cornet, hillyard
eb cornet, hillyard, distin: I can t tell you what it is without seeing it or having more information. But, I can tell you that the name is William Hillyard. William Hillyard worked in Dublin for McNeill, Higham in Manchester and Distin in London. In 1862, he established independently...

Antique Musical Instruments: Lyon & Healy Eb/F Tuba, lyon and healy, low pitch
lyon and healy, low pitch, high pitch: Are you sure that they are F to Eb sleeves? Might they not be High pitch to Low pitch sleeves? The L&H Own Make model was what they used to designate the horns that they made themselves rather than stenciling horns they imported or otherwise got from other...

Antique Musical Instruments: PA Starck Piano, vintage pianos, starck piano
vintage pianos, starck piano, kathryn smith: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1923. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Piano value; Wm. Knabe & Co. (1884-ish?), metropolitan opera house, vintage pianos
metropolitan opera house, vintage pianos, musical climate: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1877. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $1,000. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us....

Antique Musical Instruments: pa starck piano, vintage pianos, starck piano
vintage pianos, starck piano, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1908. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: What is my piano worth?, vintage pianos, piano worth
vintage pianos, piano worth, kindler: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. I am afraid I do not have any information available about the manufacturer Claviola, except that they started in 1896 and were purchased by Kindler & Collins in 1921. I can not find anything relating to the dates...

Antique Musical Instruments: Schumann Piano, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, toronto: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1912. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Starck Piano, vintage pianos, 6 digits
vintage pianos, 6 digits, piano info: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Starck Serial numbers are 4-6 digits in length, To find the serial number on your piano, please refer to the useful guide we have on our website - http://www.lindebladpiano.com/piano_info/piano_Serial_Number.html...

Antique Musical Instruments: Our Stark spinet piano, st theresa school, vintage pianos
st theresa school, vintage pianos, last saturday night: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Thank you so much for that information! I am very happy to hear it fetched that price! Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: stark baby grand piano, baby grand piano, vintage pianos
baby grand piano, vintage pianos, musical climate: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: trombone age, andrew beardsley, band instrument
andrew beardsley, band instrument, instrument company: The Elkhart Band Instrument Company (not to be confused with the Elkhart Musical Instrument Co which was started by Gronert in 1912 and merged with Martin in 1917. ) was started in 1924 by Buescher President Andrew Beardsley. After Beardsley s death in 1928,...

Antique Musical Instruments: USA Baritone, quality maker, usa line
quality maker, usa line, instrument maker: At first, I expected it to be a Grand Rapids instrument, as they used USA line as a name on their instruments. But it doesn t appear to be that. Therefore, I expect it is a stencil. By that I mean that a music company contracted with an instrument maker...

Antique Musical Instruments: Vintage Holton Collegeate Baritone, horn mouthpieces, level instruments
horn mouthpieces, level instruments, student model: If the silver is basically intact on the Holton mouthpiece, I think I d recommend starting with it. If nothing else, it should be matched to the characteristics of the horn. Mouthpieces are a personal thing and no one mouthpiece is going to satisfy every...

Antique Musical Instruments: vintage Schirmer, vintage pianos, rough value
vintage pianos, rough value, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. I am afraid I do not have any information available about Schirmer s. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: William Frank Co. Saxophone, frank co, band instrument
frank co, band instrument, instrument company: William Frank (b. 1876 Allentown, PA - 1932 Chicago) worked for Holton and in 1910 established his own business in Chicago. At one time, he had a work force of 32. He used American Prep, Biltmore, Barrington, and Belmore as tradenames. American Prep was his...

Antique Musical Instruments: Wm. Knabe & Co. baby grand, baby grand piano, vintage pianos
baby grand piano, vintage pianos, musical climate: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. 1853 is the date to be exact. Manufactured in the first 5 years Knabe made pianos. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $3,000. If you have any further...

Antique Musical Instruments: Alto Horn, lafayette paris, sole agents
lafayette paris, sole agents, alto horn: The Bruno Company was established in New York in 1834 In 1868, the Company used C. Bruno and Son as its name. After the turn of the 20th Century, the company began using trade names including: Lafayette, Paris; Perfacktone; Perfection; Henry Pourcelle,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Cornet
Lyon and Healy started out as and continued to be primarily a dealership selling imported instruments. They were in the band instrument business from 1864-1940. Your horn was made in the 20th Century. But there is no serial number list for L&H s imports....

Antique Musical Instruments: Boston Musical Instrument Man. Valve trombone, elementary music teacher, valve trombones
elementary music teacher, valve trombones, valve casing: Wes, It would date to around 1885. They are collectible, so it would have some value. It is quite likely that it is high pitch. In which case, you probably can t get it to tune to A=440. But they can usually be modified so they can play at 440, by...

Antique Musical Instruments: baby grand piano, baby grand piano, vintage pianos
baby grand piano, vintage pianos, kimbal: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. If you could provide me with the serial # it would be very helpful to determine the year it was built. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Date of origin, vintage pianos, schumann piano
vintage pianos, schumann piano, elderly lady: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Schumann piano, serial #19454 was built in 1909 and the approximate worth if it is a Grand, $500 and if it is an Upright, $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: Elkhart Sousaphone, andrew beardsley, sousaphone
andrew beardsley, sousaphone, sousaphones: The Elkhart Band Instrument Company was started in 1924 by Buescher President Andrew Beardsley. After Beardsleys death in 1928, Elkhart Band Instrument company was merged into the Buescher Company. Elkhart used Bandmaster, Tempo and Windsor as tradenames....

Antique Musical Instruments: F Horn, karl schubert, mother of pearl buttons
karl schubert, mother of pearl buttons, french horns: Karl Schubert was tradename used by the J.W.Jenkins Co. of Kansas City, MO. It was probably made in the Czech Republic in the 1920s- 30 s. It is a mellophone and designed so it would play in several keys; Probably F, Eb, D, and C. The mellophone was...

Antique Musical Instruments: Fillmore Euphonium, diameter bell, tenor horn
diameter bell, tenor horn, alto horn: Sometimes pictures can be mis-leading, but that appears to me to be a tenor horn or an alto horn. A tenor horn is in the same key as an euphonium, but has a much more narrow bore. An alto horn plays in a higher key than the euphonium. It is pitched...

Antique Musical Instruments: baby grand piano, kimball, serial number
Antique Musical Instruments: baby grand piano, kimball, serial number

Antique Musical Instruments: Hammers sticking on me Knabe Mignionette, vintage pianos, piano technician
vintage pianos, piano technician, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. I would recommend you have a local piano technician come and take care of your question. You can find a local piano technician at the following website: http://ptg.org/findATechnician-easySearch.php. If you have any...

Antique Musical Instruments: Harry Pedler cornet, pedler, ebay
pedler, ebay, mouthpiece: The company started using that name in 1937, and was sold to Selmer in 1958. I believe the company stopped manufacturing before in the 1950s that but I don t have a date. The best place to find a mouthpiece would be on ebay. Of course you could also have...

Antique Musical Instruments: hotlon baritone, holton, baritone
holton, baritone: Basically your options are to get another 1902 Holton and swap the valves, or get some custom made. Unless there is something really special about this horn, it probably isn t worth the cost. Another thought, if you have the original valves, even if they...

Antique Musical Instruments: Ivers-Pond Boston Piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1925. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: identifying baritone horn, baritone horn, water keys
baritone horn, water keys, water key: Some domestic companies would buy horns made in Europe and then resell them in the US. Typically they would put their own information on them, but you also find some that have no markings. Mouthpieces and the instrument are often mis matched, so that really...

Antique Musical Instruments: kroecer antique piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, age history: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1901 in Stamford Connecticut. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. If you have any further questions, please feel...

Antique Musical Instruments: Maison Couturier Bugle, couturier, bugle
couturier, bugle, gaillard: The Couturier company was founded in 1812 by Jacques pere in Lyon In 1836, he partnered with DuBois as DuBois & Couturier In 1875, Pelison Freres & Cie succeeded Couturier In 1905, the company became Pelisson, Guinot & Blanchon In 1931 Gaillard,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Migonette piano, vintage pianos, wd 40
vintage pianos, wd 40, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Sorry for the delayed response. Yes your piano was manufactured in 1949. For the pedals, if it seems minor something like WD-40 might help. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us....

Antique Musical Instruments: mason/hamlin style2 #2666, mason hamlin, vintage pianos
mason hamlin, vintage pianos, piano worth: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Mason & Hamlin piano is worth approximately $500.00. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale...

Antique Musical Instruments: Old Couesnon instrument, tenor horns, tenor horn
tenor horns, tenor horn, alto horn: Well there could be a couple of possibilities. There are some smaller configured euphoniums out there, or it might be a tenor horn. The tenor horns were popular until around the turn of the century. They played at the same pitch as the euphonium, but with...

Antique Musical Instruments: how old/whats it worth, vintage pianos, barnes
vintage pianos, barnes: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Smith & Barnes piano, serial #133266 was built in 1912 and is worth approximately $200 to $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Piano Karl Hamburger, vintage pianos, piano technician
vintage pianos, piano technician, serial number: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. You may want to consider having a local piano technician come and look at the piano and evaluate how much it is worth and the serial number. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: piano, vintage pianos, player piano
vintage pianos, player piano, grandfathers: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano is worth approximately $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale & restoration...

Antique Musical Instruments: How much is my piano worth?, vintage pianos, piano worth
vintage pianos, piano worth, barnes: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Smith & Barnes piano, serial #111621 was built in 1910 and is worth approximately $200 to $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Reynolds French Horn, kerry turner, french horns
kerry turner, french horns, baylor university: Just speculation, but during the 60 s in the RMC years, a lot of the production was contracted out. So that is one possibility. Might it be possible that you remember Elkhorn, when maybe it was really Elkhart? I only ask because the two towns are often...

Antique Musical Instruments: Schumann Baby Grand, baby grand piano, vintage pianos
baby grand piano, vintage pianos, schumann: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your son s Schumann Baby Grand piano, serial #47754 was built in 1924. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing...

Antique Musical Instruments: SHUMANN UPRIGHT PIANO, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, upright piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1915 in La Salle, Chicago Illinois. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: Trombone, serial number list, low pitch
serial number list, low pitch, keystone state: He was in business until 1942, and used Keystone as a tradename in the later years of his business. There is no dated serial number list for Weymann. A low pitch trombone should measure about 106 1/2 of tubing, and a high pitch instrument should measure...

Antique Musical Instruments: Wurlitzer piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, decent condition: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Wurlitzer is a good brand piano with a quality sound. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $1,000-1,500. If you have any further questions, please feel...

Antique Musical Instruments: wm knabe piano, knabe piano, vintage pianos
knabe piano, vintage pianos, excellent condition: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Knabe piano is worth approximately $500. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale & restoration...

Antique Musical Instruments: Age of a Kimball Piano, vintage pianos, bolick
vintage pianos, bolick, kimball: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Kimball piano, serial #334602 was built in 1921. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale...

Antique Musical Instruments: Age & Value of piano, vintage pianos, approximate value
vintage pianos, approximate value: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Schirmer (is it Schirmer & Son?) piano, serial #26707 was built in 1964 and the approximate value is $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano ...

Antique Musical Instruments: age of Henry F Miller piano, vintage pianos, ebony beauty
vintage pianos, ebony beauty, 28xxx: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Henry F. Miller piano, serial #24726 was built in 1895. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the...

Antique Musical Instruments: Buescher Baritone or Euphonium, cylindrical tubing, baritone horn
cylindrical tubing, baritone horn, tenor horn: Oh boy, the old baritone vs. euphonium question! g There is no simple nor clear answer to the question. Part of the difficulty comes from conflicting usage from one country to another. But, basically there is a group of similar instruments pitch in...

Antique Musical Instruments: Conway piano manufacture year, vintage pianos, conway
vintage pianos, conway, serial number: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Conway piano, serial #17715 was built in 1909. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale &...

Antique Musical Instruments: company info, conn company, american instruments
conn company, american instruments, student instruments: The Pan American line was a line of student instruments made by the CG Conn company, which was started in 1917. Additionally Conn used the Pan American instruments to sell to other companies to be re-branded with their company name. Conn quit using the...

Antique Musical Instruments: cornet history, rudy muck, german engineer
rudy muck, german engineer, mouthpiece: Rudy Muck was a German engineer, mouthpiece builder who played in New York City in the Twenties. He began to build trumpets in 1936. He had a small repair and brassworks shop down the street from the Bronx Bach factory. It is rumored, he built the horns...

Antique Musical Instruments: Ivers & Pond Baby Grand, baby grand piano, vintage pianos
baby grand piano, vintage pianos, antiques dealers: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Ivers & Pond Baby Grand piano, serial #66857 was built in 1819. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing...

Antique Musical Instruments: info on piano, vintage pianos, john w mason
vintage pianos, john w mason, wheellock: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your W. E. Wheelock piano, serial #11460 was built in 1890. Wheelock, Est. 1873 as Billings & Wheelock. In 1877 the Billings & Wheelock company was dissolved and Wheelock started to build Wheelock pianos The name William...

Antique Musical Instruments: J & C Fischer Upright Piano, vintage pianos, upright piano
vintage pianos, upright piano, fischer: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your J & C Fischer Upright piano, serial #81494 was built in 1885. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing...

Antique Musical Instruments: odl WJ Dyer cornet, st paul minn, makato
st paul minn, makato, john dyer: William John Dyer, fisrt of Boston MA, then Makato & St Paul MN, was Dealer and importer. He became the largest music house west of Chicago. He started in Boston 1855-1868. He moved to Mankato MN 1869-1882, In St Paul from 1882 using the name Dyer & Howard....

Antique Musical Instruments: old trombones, columbian exposition chicago 1893, columbian exposition chicago
columbian exposition chicago 1893, columbian exposition chicago, pepper trombone: Here is our information on Pepper: http://www.horn-u-copia.net/Reference/display.php?thisrec=574 The two tuning slides are to allow the horn to be used in bands that played in high pitch, and bands in low pitch (modern pitch). The horn was made between...

Antique Musical Instruments: Piano History, george steck, mason hamlin
george steck, mason hamlin, vintage pianos: Steck & Co., George, Est. 1857, by George Steck, of Cassel, Germany, at 12th Street and Third Avenue. In 1859 the company moved to Walker St. in New York. All new Scales and innovations were introduced by George Steck personally. George Steck passed away...

Antique Musical Instruments: Please ID a Tuba's maker, tuba, kohler
tuba, kohler, ebay: Just a guess. I suspect it is a Kohler and Chase of San Francisco horn. They were in business from 1870 to 1900. They were dealers rather than makers and at least some of their instrument were made by Frederick of Philadelphia (1880-1914). He had possibly...

Antique Musical Instruments: What is my piano worth?, knabe piano, vintage pianos
knabe piano, vintage pianos, piano worth: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Knabe piano is worth approximately $3000. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale & restoration...

Antique Musical Instruments: Stultz & Bauer, vintage pianos, stultz
vintage pianos, stultz, bauer: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Stultz & Bauer piano, serial #21201 was built in 1899. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the...

Antique Musical Instruments: starck piano, vintage pianos, starck piano
vintage pianos, starck piano, serial number: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Starck piano, serial #31310 was built in 1908. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale &...

Antique Musical Instruments: starck piano, vintage pianos, starck piano
vintage pianos, starck piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Starck piano, serial #73438 was built in 1919 and its approximate worth is $300 to $500. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Upright player piano, Conway Co (Boston), vintage pianos, conway co
vintage pianos, conway co, player piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Conway Upright Player piano, serial #58431 was built in 1916. Approximate worth is $200 to $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: upright antique piano, knabe upright piano, vintage pianos
knabe upright piano, vintage pianos, antique piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Knabe Upright piano, serial #59261 was built in 1905. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the...

Antique Musical Instruments: value of piano, vintage pianos, ivers and pond
vintage pianos, ivers and pond, current condition: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Ivers & Pond Upright piano, serial #51089 was built in 1911 and the approximate worth is $300 to $500. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: value of w.w. kimball upright piano, kimball upright piano, vintage pianos
kimball upright piano, vintage pianos, 24 september: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your Kimball Upright piano is worth approximately $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale...

Antique Musical Instruments: York & Son Cornet, serial number list, garage sale
serial number list, garage sale: I would like to get more information from you. We are trying to construct a serial number list for York instruments, and this horn would be the 5th oldest that we have turned up so far. If it is possible, could you send pictures to me at Kenton@punxypa.com?...

Antique Musical Instruments: carl fisher senator trumpet, trumpet mouthpiece, carl fisher
trumpet mouthpiece, carl fisher, high pitch: Well, there are a couple of possibilities, but the most likely is that this horn was made before the modern sized trumpet mouthpiece became the standard. The earlier trumpets had shorter mouthpiece with a different taper. So, you have a couple of choices...

Antique Musical Instruments: circa 1805 instuments, professional musicians, writing a novel
professional musicians, writing a novel, music museum: Well the clarinet was certainly around in 1805, and had been for about a hundred years. But it was a much more primitive device than what we know today as a clarinet. The flute was also a much simpler instrument than the modern one. Practically no brass...

Antique Musical Instruments: conway upright, instrument manufacturers, brass instrument
instrument manufacturers, brass instrument, interested individuals: I can only answer from my experience with brass instrument manufacturers. Generally, the companies used the serial numbers just to track the instrument through production, and didn t intend for them be a historical record. Many of the serial number lists...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1867 (circa) Mathushek Baby Grand "Midium", vintage pianos, brazilian rosewood
vintage pianos, brazilian rosewood, ivory keys: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. I would really appreciate some pictures. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano ...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1926 Apollo, vintage pianos, player pianos
vintage pianos, player pianos, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. I am afraid a piano like this is not worth restoring. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: antique "varsity" trumpet, high pitch, student model
high pitch, student model, valve springs: It is most likely a Holton. Holton appears to have used the name for a student model line. However, there is also some indication that possibly some other makers may have also been so branded. It is very unlikely that it dates into the 1800s, particularly...

Antique Musical Instruments: Buescher Euphoniums, conn selmer, intonation problems
conn selmer, intonation problems, tone 4: It sounds like you have done good research already. But you might want to check out this old catalog, if you missed it: http://www.horn-u-copia.net/books/Buescher%201909.pdf Generally the old records were not considered valuable and were discarded. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: C Mahillon trumpet, valve slides, brass horns
valve slides, brass horns, belgian flag: Most of the Mahilon trumpets I have seen have been piston valved, but I don t know whether that means anything or not. The reason that they would have bits would be for the same reason that they were used on cornets and flugles, and would lead credence to...

Antique Musical Instruments: conway piano, vintage pianos, conway co
vintage pianos, conway co, musical climate: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1917. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: Elkhart by Buescher trombone, andrew beardsley, e bay
andrew beardsley, e bay, band instrument: The Elkhart Band Instrument Company was started in 1924 by Buescher President Andrew Beardsley. After Beardsley s death in 1928, Elkhart Band Instrument company was merged into Buescher. Then Buescher used Elkhart Band Inst as a trademark. Though the Elkhart...

Antique Musical Instruments: Fischer Piano 114695, vintage pianos, piano business
vintage pianos, piano business, video testimonials: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1899, definitely worth restoring. It is a fine, hand-crafted piano from a fantastic vintage. I would strongly encourage that you view the following links to help give you an overview...

Antique Musical Instruments: flugelhorn, tenor horns, common quintet
Antique Musical Instruments: flugelhorn, tenor horns, common quintet, alto horns

Antique Musical Instruments: L. Grunewald Co., Ltd. upright piano, grunwald, violin
Antique Musical Instruments: L. Grunewald Co., Ltd. upright piano, grunwald, violin, new orleans

Antique Musical Instruments: trumpet identification/history, vega instruments, horns
Antique Musical Instruments: trumpet identification/history, vega instruments, horns

Antique Musical Instruments: flugelhorn, valve trombones, trombone mouthpiece
valve trombones, trombone mouthpiece, shank sizes: Ahlberg & Ohlsson was a Stockholm based brass instrument maker from 1850 to 1959. And was the biggest manufacturer of its kind in Sweden for most of that period. Their best known and most appreciated products were cornets (especially in Eb) and valve trombones....

Antique Musical Instruments: Hackley piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1915. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Horn, low pitch, judd street
low pitch, judd street, londond: I can t narrow it down very much, but here are some relevant details: The Salvation Army started making instruments in 1893. The Triumphonic was made from 1914 - 1979 The company started making Low pitch instruments in 1926 By 1972, they were up...

Antique Musical Instruments: John Broadwood and Sons Ltd upright piano, john broadwood, vintage pianos
john broadwood, vintage pianos, musical climate: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $500. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: L. Grunewald Co., Ltd. upright piano, vintage pianos, new orleans louisiana
vintage pianos, new orleans louisiana, grunewald: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. The company was based in New Orleans, Louisiana and was eventually purchased by Winter Piano. My suspicions is they did not manufacture many pianos at all. If you have any further questions, please feel free to...

Antique Musical Instruments: Lyons Monarch French Horn, visible signs, band directors
visible signs, band directors, band instrument: In 1928, the Lyons Band Instrument Company was started by Wm. H. Lyons, Howard R. Lyons, and Clarence L. McCreery as a school instrumental rental program. Lyons started publishing the The Lyons Band News and Kjos Music News in 1936, with articles of interest...

Antique Musical Instruments: merrill piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
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Antique Musical Instruments: Old "The Buescher" True Tone Tuba, buescher true tone, bass instrument
buescher true tone, bass instrument, modern instruments: It appears that you have a nice old Eb tuba from 1926. LP means that it will play in tune with modern instruments. It was made when the Buescher company was in its prime. Eb tubas were still a popular choice for the bass instrument in bands at that time,...

Antique Musical Instruments: How old is my piano?, vintage pianos, how old is my piano
vintage pianos, how old is my piano, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1933. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: old sax, low pitch, modern instruments
low pitch, modern instruments, spring chicken: It is no spring chicken, it dates to 1920. Buescher made excellent saxophones, and being low pitch it would play in tune with modern instruments. The price to bring it up to playing condition is plausible. Saxes aren t really my area, but I believe that...

Antique Musical Instruments: P.A. Starck, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, starck: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1937. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Piano, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, initial question: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. You had it correct, Stark and Spinet. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Piano age and mold, kimball upright piano, vintage pianos
kimball upright piano, vintage pianos, piano age: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1893. Mold is a serious problem that probably requires replacement of the hammers. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano...

Antique Musical Instruments: How much is my piano worth?, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, piano worth: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1967. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $500. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: Smith and Barnes, vintage pianos, cabinet grand
vintage pianos, cabinet grand, musical climate: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. To find the serial number on your piano, please refer to the useful guide we have on our website - http://www.lindebladpiano.com/piano_info/piano_Serial_Number.html In our current economic and musical climate,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Smith and Barnes upright, vintage pianos, louisiana college
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Antique Musical Instruments: Smith & barnes upright piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
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Antique Musical Instruments: Starck Co Upright piano, vintage pianos, starck piano
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Antique Musical Instruments: Starck Piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
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Antique Musical Instruments: Stultz Bauer Piano, vintage pianos, piano worth
vintage pianos, piano worth, great shape: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. It is a fairly rare brand. I would definitely say that was well worth the money you invested in shipping. It s probably worth $2,200 as an instrument and antique. If you have any further questions, please feel...

Antique Musical Instruments: smith and barnes piano, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, barnes: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1904. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Trombone age & specs., conn selmer inc, independent company
conn selmer inc, independent company, steinway: In 1962, the Holton Company was sold to Leblanc which merged Leblanc s woodwinds with the Holton s brass. Now Holton is part of Steinway s Conn-Selmer, Inc. The TR603 is a more modern horn, and was made after Holton ceased to be an independent company....

Antique Musical Instruments: trombone, grand rapids michigan, symble
grand rapids michigan, symble, counterweights: It was made in approximately 1938. The counterweight certainly isn t original to the horn. Counterweights started off as after-market items. The idea is that the horn isn t balanced, i.e. the slide is heavier than the bell section. So, the weight is to...

Antique Musical Instruments: trumpet identification/history, old trumpet, instrument production
old trumpet, instrument production, band instrument: Thompson and Odell were in business from 1874-1900 as a music store and publishing business. The Standard Band Instrument Company was started in 1884 by Thompson & Odell as the Brasswind branch using stock and equipment previously owned by Quinby. Only...

Antique Musical Instruments: Value of Piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, wurlitzer piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300 if it is an upright, and $500 if it is a grand. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact...

Antique Musical Instruments: Vintage Holton Collegeate Baritone, horn mouthpieces, level instruments
horn mouthpieces, level instruments, student model: If the silver is basically intact on the Holton mouthpiece, I think I d recommend starting with it. If nothing else, it should be matched to the characteristics of the horn. Mouthpieces are a personal thing and no one mouthpiece is going to satisfy every...

Antique Musical Instruments: vintage cornet, ebay auctions, boston company
ebay auctions, boston company, auction time: And hello from a warming up Pennsylvania. The Boston company was respected for the quality of their instruments. Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory was formed in 1869 from the joining of Graves & Co. and E. G. Wright & Co. The firm produced high quality...

Antique Musical Instruments: Wurlitzer organ, vintage pianos, piano info
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Antique Musical Instruments: whats my piano worth?, vintage pianos, cabinet grand
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Antique Musical Instruments: Year and Value of Standard PA Starck Piano, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
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Antique Musical Instruments: Year of wurlitzer piano, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, wurlitzer piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1941. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1812 french made sousaphone, pelisson, gaillard
pelisson, gaillard, couturier: The Couturier company was founded in 1812 by Jacques pere in Lyon In 1836, partnered with DuCois as DuBois & Couturier In 1875, Pelison freres & Cie succeeded Couturier In 1905, as Pelisson, Guinot & Blanchon In 1931 Gaillard, Martel & Loiselet;...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1906 Mason & Hamlin upright piano, mason hamlin, vintage pianos
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Antique Musical Instruments: Age and worth of my upright Wurlitzer, vintage pianos, ivory keys
vintage pianos, ivory keys, wurlitzer piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1962. Ivory keys became illegal to install in new pianos in 1955. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Piano questions and value?, vintage pianos, cabinet grand
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Antique Musical Instruments: Baldwin Grand Piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
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Antique Musical Instruments: Baritone horn, french horn player, baritone player
french horn player, baritone player, saitama japan: If you want to take the time, you can strip it with aircraft grade stripper. I don t know that it is an investment, more of a curiosity. I ve never seen one in person; but my impression is that they were decent horns, but not the quality that Yamaha has...

Antique Musical Instruments: Broadwood and Sons Grand, vintage pianos, professional pianist
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Antique Musical Instruments: Bundy Cornet, piston type, type valves
piston type, type valves, leaf type: In 1927, H&A Selmer under George Bundy and Carl Greenleaf (proprietor of Conn) moved to Elkhart Ind. and began manufacturing brass instruments using a variety of trade names including Selmer USA, Bundy, Free-Tone, Marcil, Raymond, Signet and Manhattan. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Buttikofer Pianos, vintage pianos, family history project
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Antique Musical Instruments: C. Bruno & Son Inc, shepards crook, lafayette paris
shepards crook, lafayette paris, sole agents: Henry Pourcelle, was a tradename used by Bruno for instruments made in Czechoslovakia The Bruno Company was established in New York in 1834. After 1868, the Company used C. Bruno and Son as its name. After the turn of the 20th Century, the company began...

Antique Musical Instruments: C.G. Conn cornet, xs4all nl, elbow grease
xs4all nl, elbow grease, personal instruments: Yes, that date is based on the serial number. I guess it is common for schools to give out all instruments anymore. I m probably showing my age since I went to a school that only gave out cellos, basses, tubas, baritones. You can look further on...

Antique Musical Instruments: Cabinet Grand Piano, vintage pianos, cabinet grand
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Antique Musical Instruments: Conway, Boston, serial 32843, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, top of the key: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1911. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Cornet, welcome thanks, lemont
welcome thanks, lemont, engravings: All I know about that brand is that they were supposed to be Italian made imports (Sometimes you can t depend on the engravings to be accurate. France had a higher reputation for instrument making than did Italy, so sometimes you find instruments claiming...

Antique Musical Instruments: What would it cost?, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, wurlitzer piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please...

Antique Musical Instruments: dyers trumpet, makato, john dyer
makato, john dyer, largest music: William John Dyer was a dealer and importer in Boston MA, Makato & St Paul MN. He became the largest music house west of Chicago. He started in Boston 1855-1868. He moved to Mankato MN 1869-1882, In St Paul from 1882 using the name Dyer & Howard. In 1885,...

Antique Musical Instruments: ELKHART Buescher Grand Trombone, gold wash, gold plate
gold wash, gold plate, top of the slide: It dates to 1923. The yellow in the bell is most likely gold wash. If the yellow in other places (highlights, in the engraving, etc.) are about the same color, then they are likely gold plate as well. Be careful cleaning off the gold sections, it is not...

Antique Musical Instruments: Euphonium, imperial london, white instruments
imperial london, white instruments, band instruments: I know of three companies that used Imperial. One was the Imperial Band Instruments of Williamsport, one was Imperial-London, and one was a stencil sold by White, but which was made by Baring of England. I would think if it had been one of the White instruments,...

Antique Musical Instruments: French Horn, google search, rotary valves
google search, rotary valves, marginal quality: Metropolitan Music Company, 224 Fourth Ave.NY , sold these Royal instruments. I ve thought about your response, This information is available to anyone who can do a google search. I found out the same information. I was disappointed that the expert...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Piano questions and value?, serial number
Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Piano questions and value?, serial number

Antique Musical Instruments: Imperiale Piano, paddlewheel boat, mississippi river
Antique Musical Instruments: Imperiale Piano, paddlewheel boat, mississippi river

Antique Musical Instruments: What have I found?, strangeways manchester, tenor trombone
strangeways manchester, tenor trombone, eb: Sometimes, I think I have answered questions, only to realize that I thought about the answer in my mind, but never got beyond that. So, for the sake of discussion, I m going to assume that if it is an alto trombone, it is an Eb alto trombone. If so,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Getzen valve t-bone, serial number list, valve trombone
serial number list, valve trombone, valve engines: Here is the Getzen serial number list. http://www.horn-u-copia.net/serial/getzenlist.html It would appear that there is some distance on the list between those two numbers 1972-5 & 1980-5. Some makers will put different serial numbers on bells and valve...

Antique Musical Instruments: Can you give some information on my piano, please?, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1930. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Hallet & Davis Baby Grand, hallet davis, vintage pianos
hallet davis, vintage pianos, antique musical instruments: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. The piano was manufactured then, the company began in 1850. Is there any sentimental value in the piano? What s the story of it? Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: Imperiale Piano, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, imperiale: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. I am afraid Don never got back to us. I haven t found any further info. Would you be able to send pictures? If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Ivers & Pond, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, upright piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Ivers and Pond is an excellent brand. Your piano was manufactured in 1915. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: Ivers & Pond upright, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1909. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $500. If it needs work, it s worth the work. An Ivers and Pond piano is very...

Antique Musical Instruments: J C Deagan, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, foreign countries: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. I am afraid you had more information than me about deagan pianos. They had a very limited manufacture period. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano...

Antique Musical Instruments: J&C Fischer Piano Serial Number Date, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, serial number: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1958. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Kimball console piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
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Antique Musical Instruments: Kimball Upright age, vintage pianos, musical climate
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Antique Musical Instruments: kimball piano, vintage pianos, kimball
vintage pianos, kimball, wood working: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Not worth restoring, I am afraid. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing in the sale & restoration of vintage...

Antique Musical Instruments: old conn trumpet, silver trumpet, old conn
silver trumpet, old conn, ltd usa: I can tell you that the horn dates to 1936. There is nothing much more to tell based on the serial number, as Conn made a number of models even then. But, you might be able to figure out what model it is by looking at the lists on http://www.xs4all.nl/~cderksen/...

Antique Musical Instruments: how old it'smy piano?, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, serial number: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1962. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: P.A. Starck Piano, vintage pianos, worlds columbian exposition
vintage pianos, worlds columbian exposition, musical climate: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. My recommendation would be that you try to sell it privately. Here are several websites you could try selling...

Antique Musical Instruments: P.A. Starck piano age, vintage pianos, piano age
vintage pianos, piano age, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1929. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: PA Starck Piano, vintage pianos, starck piano
vintage pianos, starck piano, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1916. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Piano, vintage pianos, musica bologna
vintage pianos, musica bologna, bologna italia: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1906. It s a quality piano, for sure. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: Piano age and value, old upright piano, vintage pianos
old upright piano, vintage pianos, piano age: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1912. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: piano, john broadwood, broadwood piano
john broadwood, broadwood piano, vintage pianos: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $900. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, allexperts: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $1,000. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: replacement parts for 1921 cg conn euphonium, valve caps, tuning slide
valve caps, tuning slide, conn: Unfortunately, the answer is that it is probably - unless there is something truly special about this instrument - not practical or cost effective to get this horn back in service. The deal breaker is the missing valve. The most likely source would be another...

Antique Musical Instruments: Schumann Cabinet Grand, vintage pianos, cabinet grand
vintage pianos, cabinet grand, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1903. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Starck Player Piano, vintage pianos, player piano
vintage pianos, player piano, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1921. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Our Stark spinet piano, st theresa school, vintage pianos
st theresa school, vintage pianos, last saturday night: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Thank you so much for that information! I am very happy to hear it fetched that price! Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Stultz & Bauer upright, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, stultz: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1900. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: I have a salvation army Tenor Horn and i was wondering what date it was?, st albans herts, festival fanfare
st albans herts, festival fanfare, kings cross london: In 1901 the SA opened the factory at St. Albans. This factory was called the Campfield Musical Instrument Works. Offerings for the student market (youth bands) included models including: Herald, Jubilee, Reliance, Endurance (French import) and Congress....

Antique Musical Instruments: silvertone trombone, serial number list, pan american
serial number list, pan american, tradename: There is no serial number list for Sears. The serial number is probably one used by the original maker. For example, and it is possibly accurate for this horn, if it was made by Conn, then the Pan American list would date it at 1934. Conn did make some...

Antique Musical Instruments: starck piano value, vintage pianos, piano value
vintage pianos, piano value, coat of paint: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1916. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Unknown year J.W. Pepper Cornet, lead pipe, wise decision
lead pipe, wise decision, final assembly: It is likely from the 1890s. Pepper did so many variations to supply all the horns he needed. He seemed to find ways to avoid marking the country of origin on the horns he imported. I suspect, though not prove, that he may have basically imported the horns,...

Antique Musical Instruments: value of old player piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, chicago piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. It is not worth restoring. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: value/serial number?/restore, vintage pianos, piano info
vintage pianos, piano info, allexperts: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. To find the serial number on your piano, please refer to the useful guide we have on our website - http://www.lindebladpiano.com/piano_info/piano_Serial_Number.html The age predicts wether or not you should restore...

Antique Musical Instruments: Washburn Lyon & Healy Piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, piano info: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. Here are several websites you could try selling it on: http://www.pianomart.com http://www.ebay.com ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Werlein upright piano, old upright piano, vintage pianos
old upright piano, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1903. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Wurlitz Paino, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, piano worth: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. Your piano was manufactured in 1961. I am afraid I do not know the weight. If you have any further questions,...

Antique Musical Instruments: worth of upright piano, vintage pianos, antique mahogany
vintage pianos, antique mahogany, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. The piano was manufactured in 1904. I d estimate the value at about $1,500. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1884 JOHN BROADWOOD & SONS PIANO, john broadwood, vintage pianos
john broadwood, vintage pianos, musical climate: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $700. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1887 hallet davis midi grand piano, hallet davis, vintage pianos
hallet davis, vintage pianos, musical climate: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $500. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1919 Cunningham High Back Piano, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, serial number: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1919. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Age of my Pa Starck Spinet piano, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, serial number: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1965. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Age of Piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, decent shape: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1924. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique Piano; Antique Cornet, vintage pianos, antique piano
vintage pianos, antique piano, insurance purposes: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. The Cunningham is worth $1,000. I am afraid I only know about pianos. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing...

Antique Musical Instruments: Antique trumpet, student instruments, rotary valve
student instruments, rotary valve, instrument co: Nick Hagar was a dealer not a maker, and specialized in student instruments - a 20th century activity. The serial number would have no meaning as far as dating the instrument. But suffice it to say it would not date to the 1860s. Civil War vintage makers...

Antique Musical Instruments: antique piccolo, us marine corps, army band
us marine corps, army band, piccolos: Haynes is a highly respected name in flutes and piccolos. And, though there is a lot of old music that has Db pic parts, most new music and players use C piccolos. Ebay is probably you best bet for finding someone who would like a Db. There is currently...

Antique Musical Instruments: an antique trombone, silver polish, second world war
silver polish, second world war, trombones: If by Union band, you mean the Civil War, someone has created some tall tales about this horn. There were few trombones used in the Civil War, as they were not popular at that time. Civil War makers didn t use serial numbers. World War I trombones were...

Antique Musical Instruments: Becker Brothers Upright Grand, vintage pianos, pianoworld
vintage pianos, pianoworld, ebay: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Here are several websites you could try selling it on: http://www.pianomart.com http://www.ebay.com http://www.pianoworld.com/exchange.htm http://www.craigslist.org Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please...

Antique Musical Instruments: Buescher Grand Trombone Finishes, valve trombone, grand model
valve trombone, grand model, gold brass: I do not have a production range for the Grand. Practically all the makers used a basic raw brass for the base model, that then could be upgraded to silver plate, up to silverplate with gold trim, to gold plate. Lacquer wasn t used until later as a...

Antique Musical Instruments: boston vavle trombone, graves co, valve trombone
graves co, valve trombone, vavle: Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory was formed in 1869 from the joining of craftsmen from the Civil War makers: Graves & Co. and E. G. Wright. By 1873, the principals were: Henry Esbach, Louis Hartman and W.G. Reed.The firm produced high quality brass instruments...

Antique Musical Instruments: Conway Boston /Kimball Baby Grand, vintage pianos, chris answer
vintage pianos, chris answer, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. I would still go with the Kimball absolutely, A grand is always better than an upright. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Conway Upright Piano, vintage pianos, piano salesman
vintage pianos, piano salesman, piano info: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $500. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Conway upright piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, piano hi: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1931. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: antique piccolo, auction house, bonhams
Antique Musical Instruments: antique piccolo, auction house, bonhams, e bay

Antique Musical Instruments: Buescher Grand Trombone Finishes
Antique Musical Instruments: Buescher Grand Trombone Finishes

Antique Musical Instruments: montreal mellophone, serial number, trumpet
Antique Musical Instruments: montreal mellophone, serial number, trumpet

Antique Musical Instruments: my fischer new york piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, piano info: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. To find the serial number on your piano, please refer to the useful guide we have on our website - http://www.lindebladpiano.com/piano_info/piano_Serial_Number.html In our current economic and musical climate,...

Antique Musical Instruments: German rotary valve flugelhorn, fulda germany, rotary valve
fulda germany, rotary valve, mollenhauer: Johann Mollenhauer, of Fulda Germany was a woodwind maker from 1822-1870. He was succeeded by his son, Thomas. The company was known as J. Mollenhauer & Sohne from 1864. They were still in existence in the mid 20th century. The records don t indicate that...

Antique Musical Instruments: Hallet, Davis & Co. Piano, hallet davis, vintage pianos
hallet davis, vintage pianos, musical climate: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1869. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $1,000. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: Ivers and Pond antique piano, vintage pianos, antique piano
vintage pianos, antique piano, ivers and pond: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1898. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: manufacture date of Ivers & Ponds upright, vintage pianos, case construction
vintage pianos, case construction, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Would this be of any help?:http://www.lindebladpiano.com/restoration_video2.html Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com ...

Antique Musical Instruments: montreal mellophone, canadian friend, time attention
canadian friend, time attention, rough estimate: I m wondering whether you may have missed an initial digit on the serial number. Cavalier wouldn t have started out with a initial 0. Let s assume for the moment that the serial is actually 102888. In that case, it would have been made in 1935. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Numbers, low pitch, high pitch
low pitch, high pitch, bell metal: It dates to 1931. The patent was for the manufacturing technique where they increased bell metal width which was marketed by Buescher as the Split-No-Tone bell. I suspect the tp is probably lp which would stand for low pitch (as opposed to high pitch) which...

Antique Musical Instruments: Old Trombone, joining the band, old silver
joining the band, old silver, instrument co: You may want to have someone try it to make sure that it playing in tune, and was not built to a different pitch standard. If the slide is good, then there should be no other reason why it wouldn t be good starter instrument. The only other caution...

Antique Musical Instruments: old brass b-flat cornet, steinway pianos, karl schubert
steinway pianos, karl schubert, slide whistle: Te original company founded as J.W.Jenkins Co., and succeeded by J.W. Jenkins Sons. (John Woodward Jenkins died in 1890) The company was an all-around retailer of anything musical including violins, and novelty instruments, such as the Frisco slide whistle....

Antique Musical Instruments: PA Stark Piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, allexperts: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Piano age, vintage pianos, 6 digits
vintage pianos, 6 digits, piano age: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1894. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Starck Upright., vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, lindeblad piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1910. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. ...

Antique Musical Instruments: Value of Grandmothers concert pianoEpmorth, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, allexperts: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $300. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: value of wm.knabe & co mignonette piano, vintage pianos, musical climate
vintage pianos, musical climate, mignonette: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1939. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $700. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano...

Antique Musical Instruments: Wm. Knabe & co., vintage pianos, piano info
vintage pianos, piano info, time brad: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Are you sure that is the serial number? To find the serial number on your piano, please refer to the useful guide we have on our website - http://www.lindebladpiano.com/piano_info/piano_Serial_Number.html Sincerely,...

Antique Musical Instruments: Is is worth it?, vintage pianos, french name
vintage pianos, french name, upright piano: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. I am afraid I do not have any information available of this piano. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com Specializing...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1888 Kimball Piano, vintage pianos, musica bologna
vintage pianos, musica bologna, 3 circles: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Would you be able to email me photos of your piano? That will help me to assess it. My email is contact@lindebladpiano.com It was built in 1898 according to the serial number. I look forward to hearing back...

Antique Musical Instruments: 1952 violin, old violins, old instruments
old violins, old instruments, k anderson: Hi Leslie, it hard to tell about value of that instrument right now. As I know that the old instruments have very different prices. It s dependent from instrument condition, sound and history. I know that Anderson s instrument from early 50 s are rare - it...

Antique Musical Instruments: ANTIQUE BRASS INSTRUMENT, supertone, brass instrument
supertone, brass instrument, ebay: Hi Michael, exactly - both are clarinets. Supertone and William Nuernberger are the popular labels of clarinets makers. As I know, both labels have a very long traditions and their products are useful for musicians. Steel clarinets of Supertone from 1920...

Antique Musical Instruments: Archaeological objects: are these carinet parts?, underwater excavation, project cheers
underwater excavation, project cheers, navy ships: Dear Berta, it s very high possibility that was a part of clarinet. As I know, the bands (orchestras) in the ships usually uses that instrument (other instruments was trombone, drums and bass). The size of this part seemed to fit for Eb or Ab type of that...

Antique Musical Instruments: Archaeological objects: are these valves from a Clarinet?, underwater excavation, woodwind instrument
underwater excavation, woodwind instrument, navy ships: Berta, I think the three mostly likely possibilities would be 1) key off of a keyed bugle, 2) a water key off of a brass instrument, or a key off of a woodwind instrument. Pictures of the other item may help determine what they came from, assuming they...

Antique Musical Instruments: antique clarinet, woodwind instrument, rare instruments
woodwind instrument, rare instruments, historical instruments: Dear Alisha, as I know, in early 50 s Henri Dubois brand made a series of metal clarinets (not wooden). It s hard to guess what kind of metal was used to build this instrument. I think it s not a very different material than that what something in use to...

Antique Musical Instruments: Banjo Mandolin, nazi group, swastika
nazi group, swastika, mandolins: Hi Billy, at the fact is hard to tell concretes about this instrument. Banjo mandolins (or banjolins, mandobanjo) was very popular type of instruments in 1910 - 1950. Swastika sign could means that instrument was a property of a nazi group member (in the...

Antique Musical Instruments: Buescher Sousaphone, sousaphone, ebay
sousaphone, ebay, antique brass: Selling it is the easy part. As long as you get good pictures and describe it accurately, you will get a fair price for it on eBay. More difficult is shipping it. About the most cost effective way of doing that is by shipping it by bus. You can determine...

Antique Musical Instruments: Just bought a J & C Fischer antique, vintage pianos, lindeblad piano
vintage pianos, lindeblad piano, serial number: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Your piano was manufactured in 1887. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us. Sincerely, Lindeblad Piano Please follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/lindebladpiano http://www.lindebladpiano.com...

Antique Musical Instruments: Conway Piano, vintage pianos, baby grand piano
vintage pianos, baby grand piano, musical climate: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Sorry for the delayed response. In our current economic and musical climate, we estimate the value of your piano to be at around $600. This can vary depending if the piano has been restored. If you have any...

Antique Musical Instruments: EWA, ocarina, Vienna, antique clay, e bay
antique clay, e bay, vienna austria: Hi Beth, EWA is a non-existing company, based in Vienna. As I know, they fail in early 70 s. In the internet, especially on e-bay and worthpoint.com You can find sometimes a ocarina models made by EWA or EWA VIENNA (both names means the same) for sale....

Antique Musical Instruments: 1888 Kimball Piano
Antique Musical Instruments: 1888 Kimball Piano

Antique Musical Instruments: 1952 violin, k anderson, violin
Antique Musical Instruments: 1952 violin, k anderson, violin

Antique Musical Instruments: Banjo Mandolin
Antique Musical Instruments: Banjo Mandolin

Antique Musical Instruments: martineaux flute, warranty certificate, meyers
Antique Musical Instruments: martineaux flute, warranty certificate, meyers, maxwell

Antique Musical Instruments: trumpet - Indiana Band Instr Co, brass horns, talented craftsmen
Antique Musical Instruments: trumpet - Indiana Band Instr Co, brass horns, talented craftsmen, baldwin st

Antique Musical Instruments: flute, pear wood, plum tree
pear wood, plum tree, moody music: Dear Wendy, I don t know what exactly You will know about this flute. The Fischer is a popular maker of flutes, as I know their mark was very popular in 1900 s. Users of their flutes enjoy sound and tune of instruments. Flutes sound really good in recording...

Antique Musical Instruments: frank holton cornet, slide oil, percussion instruments
slide oil, percussion instruments, elkhorn wisconsin: Frank Holton was a trombonist with Sousa who decided to go into business for himself, He first started making trombone slide oil, and then in 1898, he a shop in Chicago shop and created his first trombone. By 1900, he was producing several models of trombones,...

Antique Musical Instruments: giovan paolo maggino brefcia 1695, professional violin maker, gpmb
professional violin maker, gpmb, old instruments: It s hard to tell. Probably is worth something, but Yours don t have a good condition. In the internet You can find many similar instruments in very good conditions and they have a big worth. As I see, in the internet there are so many old instruments from...

Antique Musical Instruments: hilton mandolin, writen, mandolin
writen, mandolin, mandolins: Hi Troy, it s not enough information to answer Your question. Excellent condition and mark of mandolin it s too little. I must know the year of production, some serial numbers and how long did You have it. Hilton mandolins are popular mark of instruments...

Antique Musical Instruments: Indiana Trombone, elkhart area, private conversation
elkhart area, private conversation, trombone: I believe I have also had private conversation with your customer. And, I believe you may have proposed Blessing as possible maker, and that would certainly be a reasonable possibility. On the other hand, you may not be able to take the Elkhart part of the...

Antique Musical Instruments: indentification of instrument, gusli, cytra
gusli, cytra, shapes and sizes: Hi Stephanie, it s a very popular old instrument in Europe called Zither (table harp). There is so many types shapes and sizes of zithers - see google galleries for details. Zithers was made often by germans, but in Europe You can find similar instruments...

Antique Musical Instruments: John Broadwood & Sons Improved Semi-Grand, john broadwood, vintage pianos
john broadwood, vintage pianos, restoration price: Hi, Thank you for using allexperts. Broadwood and Sons is a fantastic piano and well worth restoration. The value of the piano would increase by the value of the restoration you put on it. In it s current state, i d say it s at around $3,000. So, it...

Antique Musical Instruments: Keystone State (Henry Weymann) Trumpet, keystone state, insurance purposes
keystone state, insurance purposes, 1864: Weymann appears to be a dealer not a maker in Philadelphia 1864-1942. In 1885, he started advertising as H. A. Weymann & Son. As a dealer it is likely that he purchased from various makers. Consequently, characteristics and quality are also likely to...

Antique Musical Instruments: Lyon and Healy Violin, lyon and healy, antique musical instruments
lyon and healy, antique musical instruments, stlye: Hi Jan, I found very similar question in AllExperts some weeks ago. I can t add anything new about that, so, look here: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Antique-Musical-Instruments-2370/2009/1/Lyon-Healy-Violin-1.htm Hope this information would be useful for...