French Horn/Ambassador French Horn
Hello, I have a FE Olds & Son French Horn I want to restore. It came a mouth piece and hard case, Serial# 164272. My question is: When was I made? I've had no luck verifying its age, I hope you can help me, A picture is attached to this message.
Thank you in advance.
Hello, the Olds serial number lists on the web would suggest 1955-1956, which seems plausible, looking at it. At that time the serial numbers apply to all brass instruments, there's no separate list for horns.
By the way, in the picture the first and third valve slides are in the wrong places which is going to sound very interesting if anyone tries to play it...