Superb Antique Horn Boston Musical Instrument Manufactory C1870s-90s Eb Alto? For Sale
Now, before I start, please know, I am an Antique Store ownerI clean out estates and THIS was in a cleanout I know NOTHING on the subject so PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT AND VIEW EACH AND EVERY PHOTOI have no idea if this is a ALTO or what specific kind of horn this isI based that on a photo of one that sold on and this looks EXACTLY like thatI DO KNOW THAT THIS IS A VERY OLD PIECEThere is NO SERIAL NUMBER This comes with what you see, no mouth pieceno boxthe horn bell has one small dent to the top that you can see in the 4th picture (look at top of horn edge)all 3 "buttons" pressI do not feel any parts that would "slide" in and out, but again, you can email me, i dont know about this subjectthe horn is only marked on the horn as photoed MADE-BY THE-BOSTONMusical InstrumentManufy (NO SERIAL NUMBER)there is nothing else I can find stamped anywherethe horn measures 28"opening of bell is 8" acrossthere are some small dents and dings. and it will definately need a cleaning please ask me your specific questions prior to offerdingI will do my best to answer WE DO NOT USE BUY IT NOW, SORRY!! PLEASE READ BELOW SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE BASED ON WHERE YOU ARE, WEIGHT AND INSURANCE NEEDEDPLEASE WAIT FOR YOUR INVOICE PRIOR TO PAYING.THE ABOVE IS A CLOSE ESTIMATE BUT NOT EXACT! ********ALSO, PARCEL POST WILL BE AVAILABLE FIRST WEEK OF MARCH,THAT WILL BE MUCH CHEAPER, I CAN WAIT TO SHIP IF YOU CANplease email me at sale close on what you want to doright now, only allows PRIORITY MAIL ********* If I can ship for cheaper, I ABSOLUTELY WILLif I need a few dollars to cover actual cost, please know I WILL ask for that before I shipI WILL CHARGE YOU EXACTLY WHAT IT COSTS ME TO SHIPI FEEL THAT IS ONLY FAIRTHIS IS AN sale FOR A VINTAGE PIECE - YOU MUST ASK YOUR QUESTIONS BEFORE YOU offer - I AM SELLING AS IS AND WILL NOT OFFER A REFUND SIMPLY BECAUSE YOU DID NOT UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU WERE BUYING..
ALL NEW ERS, ASK ME QUESTIONS
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.... THANK YOU AND GOOD LUCK TO ALL!
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On Mar-01-13 at 11:56:09 PST, seller added the following information:
SOMEONE INFORMED ME THAT THEY THINK THIS IS A TENOR?YOU PLEASE BE THE JUDGE....AGAIN,NOT MY FIELD
On Mar-05-13 at 06:00:39 PST, seller added the following information: