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Antique Musical Instruments/Melville Clark soloist Trumpet (silver)


Jeff Stockham wrote at 2015-03-12 19:48:55
As far as can be determined, George McFadden did not build stencil instruments for other sellers. His output was very small, perhaps only a few hundred over his entire career, and he built only to order, not for his own stock, and not for other retailers. After his death in 1889 his wife and son ran the McFadden shop as a music retail store and repair shop, but it is doubtful that they produced brass instruments after his death.

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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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