Antique Musical Instruments/1963 Holton Cornet


Joe wrote at 2013-11-17 19:09:39
Your cornet, in that vintage, is built and plays at a pro level.  Look within the forums (trumpet and cornet) and you will find many players of experience have nothing but good to say of it.

BTW, Mr. Kenton is correct in stating that it isn't worth a great deal...but to a player it is and as far as monetary value it is steadily increasing.  A fine example will bring between $250 and $400 if well presented.  

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Please note: My area is BRASS instruments, not other wind, string or percussion instruments. I will provide information on antique, obscure and out of production BRASS instruments. 1) Please don't ask for evaluations, I'll not provide them on this site. 2) I am often asked very similar questions, so I'd invite you to first check on Much of the information I have garnered about this topic, I have posted on this WEB site.


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