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Such a Bargain

Postby tubapix » Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:38 pm

1989 Yamaha YBB 641(4R)
1938 King 1236 Symphony Eb (4P) w/Monster Bell
1927 Buescher Eb Tuba
1940 Pan American 58C Eb Alto Horn
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Re: Such a Bargain

Postby roweenie » Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:31 pm

At that price, I'll take two.....

It must have played sharp, hence the flattened mouthpipe......
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Re: Such a Bargain

Postby TheGoyWonder » Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:21 pm

"we removed/refurbished this tuba to its best playing condition without disassembling major components"

ay holmes, I did my best, what do you want.
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Re: Such a Bargain

Postby Rick F » Fri Mar 17, 2017 6:35 pm

The lead pipe needs replacing for sure.
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Re: Such a Bargain

Postby edsel585960 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:03 pm

It's on auction now. We'll see what it goes for.
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Re: Such a Bargain

Postby tubapix » Tue Mar 21, 2017 9:33 am

Here is the new link. Always interesting to see what happens.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Conn-Naked-Lady ... SwdGFYpiOe
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1938 King 1236 Symphony Eb (4P) w/Monster Bell
1927 Buescher Eb Tuba
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Re: Such a Bargain

Postby 58mark » Tue Mar 21, 2017 10:17 am

Considering he's offering free shipping, the opening bid doesn't seem that far out of whack. It looks like an interesting horn that might have some potential in the right hands
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Re: Such a Bargain

Postby edsel585960 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:41 pm

Alas, I don't need another 21J. :)
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Re: Such a Bargain

Postby 58mark » Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:43 pm

I bet there is somebody out there that would pay that much just to get the upright bell
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Re: Such a Bargain

Postby tubapix » Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:46 am

Someone bought it for $760 - good deal!
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Re: Such a Bargain

Postby lost » Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:33 pm

There are a glut of these on the market driving prices down.
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Re: Such a Bargain

Postby edsel585960 » Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:15 pm

tubapix wrote:Someone bought it for $760 - good deal!

That was a great deal. The bell would be worth that. Had I needed one I probably would have driven the price up some. :)
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