Trumpet/king tempo trumpet


king tempo trumpet
king tempo trumpet  

king tempo trumpet
king tempo trumpet  
i have a king tempo trumpet 558644 ,my parents bought when i started band about 37 yrs ago , its in good shape i think, it does have two small dents right before the valves but hardley no tarnish at all ,, i was wondering how much its worth now and how would i find people interested in buying it ? thank you so much..

Jeannine, I can't see any details from the pictures since they are so small. But in good shape the horn is worth around $200. Unless you have had it cleaned recently, you should have that done before you sell it. The best place to sell and get exposure would be Ebay. I would put good pictures of it and start it around $80 and let it go from there. I would be interested in it but need to see much better pictures than a cellphone picture. You could send them to me at if you are interested in that option.


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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.

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

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