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Postby bloke » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:18 pm

I mentioned this instrument in passing a few weeks ago.
I ended up selling it locally (about as local as "folks who live out in the boonies" can be...they live about two hours away) to a kid who is really excited about it...

...but here is a picture, anyway.
You don't see these old satin-silver Besson euphoniums too often, anymore...and I dolled it up the best I could.

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Re: NOT for sale

Postby bloke » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:24 pm

OK...
They're here, and he's playing it.
Wow...The kid has an 80's hair style (like the picture below, except even poofier).
...so are these coming back in style...?? :shock:

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Re: NOT for sale

Postby Three Valves » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:50 pm

They went out of style??
Who needs four valves??

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Re: NOT for sale

Postby Sousaswag » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:19 pm

Great instrument. I have the exact same one just in lacquer. Great players, intonation can be a challenge.
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Re: NOT for sale

Postby bloke » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:56 pm

Sousaswag wrote:Great instrument. I have the exact same one just in lacquer. Great players, intonation can be a challenge.


That's what the nanny-goat vibrato is for...yes? :wink:
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Re: NOT for sale

Postby Sousaswag » Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:26 pm

:D
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Re: NOT for sale

Postby Micah Everett » Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:56 pm

bloke wrote:That's what the nanny-goat vibrato is for...yes? :wink:


Sure is!
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Re: NOT for sale

Postby imperialbari » Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:06 am

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