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Franz Schediwy BBb

Postby edsel585960 » Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:09 pm

https://photos.app.goo.gl/UhxofseZLkNkCuLd9 This was and old German horn I picked up from Ukraine. Engraved for anti-aircraft regiment of the Luftwaffe. I thought it was an interesting old horn despite its history. (Not its fault it was procured by sadists/psychopaths in the 30's). I really didn't do much but take everything apart and clean the 84 years worth of schmutz off and out of it. Hit it with a good brass polish and fixed a few dents. I'm hoping it will patina out fairly evenly. It's not perfect by any means but is a good player. Good enough for me. :D
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Re: Franz Schediwy BBb

Postby SteveP » Wed Jan 16, 2019 1:24 pm

Lookin' good.
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Re: Franz Schediwy BBb

Postby bloke » Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:58 pm

1/ I love the tuba...at least, its looks. 8)
2/ Congratulations! I would love to be able to play it sometime. :D
3/ As far as 1930's/1940's history is concerned, a whole bunch of folks over here thought it was a dandy idea to help out Stalin (no words need be spoken regarding that one's deeds) and Churchill (who's empire was enslaving and terrorizing the Peoples of Africa and India).

bloke "really cool tuba / no 'good guys'...no 'good wars'...no Evil is 'lesser', but is - simply - Evil...Brass and nickel silver are innocent."
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Re: Franz Schediwy BBb

Postby iiipopes » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:41 pm

bloke wrote:bloke "really cool tuba / no 'good guys'...no 'good wars'...no Evil is 'lesser', but is - simply - Evil...Brass and nickel silver are innocent."

Indeed. The horn doesn't know if you are playing "Royal Air Force March Past," or "Aces High."
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Re: Franz Schediwy BBb

Postby Frank Ortega » Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:04 pm

Is it possible to see it a long side another more well known model for comparison?

These rare old horns are fascinating!
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Re: Franz Schediwy BBb

Postby edsel585960 » Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:09 pm

Frank Ortega wrote:Is it possible to see it a long side another more well known model for comparison?

These rare old horns are fascinating!
Ill take some pictures and add them to the album.
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Re: Franz Schediwy BBb

Postby edsel585960 » Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:45 pm

Frank Ortega wrote:Is it possible to see it a long side another more well known model for comparison?

These rare old horns are fascinating!
I added a couple of pictures to the end of the album next to Mirafone 186 for size comparison.https://photos.app.goo.gl/UhxofseZLkNkCuLd9 :tuba:
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Re: Franz Schediwy BBb

Postby edsel585960 » Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:47 am

bloke wrote:1/ I love the tuba...at least, its looks. 8)
2/ Congratulations! I would love to be able to play it sometime. :D
3/ As far as 1930's/1940's history is concerned, a whole bunch of folks over here thought it was a dandy idea to help out Stalin (no words need be spoken regarding that one's deeds) and Churchill (who's empire was enslaving and terrorizing the Peoples of Africa and India).

bloke "really cool tuba / no 'good guys'...no 'good wars'...no Evil is 'lesser', but is - simply - Evil...Brass and nickel silver are innocent."

Anytime you're in southwest FL look me up. You can play whatever I've got around. :)
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Re: Franz Schediwy BBb

Postby acjcf2 » Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:29 pm

Very cool tuba.
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