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Hi: I'd like to know an approximate value on two Hohner Pres altoes
#1 is owned by my brother. Serial # is 3246. It is in good shape,gold laquer is pretty good but it needs pads.  #2 is one I'm thinking of buying. In very good condition, nothing needed, gold laquer, and I'm guessing from the early 60's.

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These horns are not considered particularly valuable or collectible - but if in good playing condition can produce a decent tone. These turn up on auction sites like e-bay and usually bring between $200 and maybe as much as $450 - $500 in VERY good condition.

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Eugene Cantera

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I have been a music educator for over 25 years and have taught on many levels from young children and school agers on through to college level, professional players and senior citizens. My main areas of expertise are saxophone(s) though I have taught many instruments including, guitar, bass, piano, oboe and drums to name a few. I have also done research on horns both vintage and new.

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I have been in music education for 25 years and I have written and published in the subject of professional music education.

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The Dallas Morning News, Dallas Business Journal, Marketing and Higher Education Newsletter.

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Bachelor of Music Education, Hartt School of Music - The University of Hartford.

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