Antique Musical Instruments/lyon&healyslide trombone


Slide Trombone
Slide Trombone  
I have a Lyon&Healy slide trombone, seem to be silver, and is engraved Lyon&Healy American Professional Chicago with flowers and some other engravings. its in a beat up case with green velvet inside. I've tried looking for serial# or other info but dont know where to begin.

I don't think you are going to find one.  And, even if you did, it wouldn't provide any information.  Most of Lyon and Healy instruments were imported, and made by a variety of makers.  

Only a small proportion of L&H instruments have meaningful serial numbers in terms of getting an estimate on when they were made.  It is the Own Make model which Lyon and Healy actually did make.  

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