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Early Conn Sousa Bell

Postby shiskabobnut » Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:05 pm

Hey all,

Up for sale I have a Conn sousaphone bell, believed to be from the 1920's, possibly belonging to a 38K. This particular bell measures 24'' across, with a tenon measuring 7 1/4''. The bell is in decent shape, containing no real dents. The finish however, is particularly dingy and worn. The bell contains an ornate engraving, including the words NATIONAL FARM SCHOOL. On the collar of the bell, the number 51 is stamped into the metal.

I am asking $225 for the bell, and this does not include shipping. (I have no idea how much shipping may cost)
Keep in mind, this is the bell only.

Here is a link to photos:
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Thanks for looking!
Last edited by shiskabobnut on Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:21 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Re: Early Conn Sousa Bell

Postby Dan Schultz » Sat Jun 09, 2018 8:05 pm

Yes... with a 7 1/4" tenon your bell is likely for a 38K. To broaden your buyer prospects... it would also fit a 20K.
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Re: Early Conn Sousa Bell

Postby shiskabobnut » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:54 pm

Bump!
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Re: Early Conn Sousa Bell

Postby shiskabobnut » Sun Jul 08, 2018 9:21 pm

Bump for lower price!
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