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Mr Glyn Barratt wrote at 2015-07-02 22:50:08
I own a Starline trumpet, bought in 1964 for 14.50p(10s at the time). It has a solid copper bell and plays far better than a modern Yamaha 5 series model. I believe that they were manufactured in London for Rudall Carte and ceased production around the 1950/60. The build quality and materials used is excellent. I can well understand the description on some websites as being " low professional " model. It certainly has never let me down.


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Mike Pawul


I am familiar with most trumpets, cornets, and flugelhorns. I can answer most questions about playing and musicality. Best of all, if I can't answer it directly I play regularly in several bands and have many "old timers" that are familiar with most things that I am not. I collect, repair, and refinish old and new horns and have sold over 1700 with more than 900 on ebay


I have played since 1965 and studied with many directors and trumpeters. I have been collecting since 2002 and have over 150 horns in my personal collection. I have done repair and refinsh since 2003 and have done work on over 2500 horns.

Kosair Shrine Brass Band and Dance Band, The Notables, The New Tones, Bourbon City Brass Band, River Cities Concert Band, Derby City Brass Band, University of Louisville Community Band, Member of Trumpet Players International Network (TPIN), Bugles Across America (BAA), Member of the National Association of Professional Band Instrument Repair Technicians (NAPBIRT)

I played at Brunswick High School. I played through college and have a BS in Business Administration from Trinity College. Of course, I am still learning from all my friends that play and work on trumpets around the world.

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Without being vain, numerous awards and have played in several honor bands.

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