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When your walk-in closet is completely full of cornet and trumpet cases, it’s probably time to sell something. Sometimes I end up with multiple examples of the same cornet, or my collecting interests simply change.

TERMS: All items sold as-is, and all sales are final.  Payment by PayPal only, and shipping/insurance is additional.  I reserve the right to not ship to some foreign countries, and if I do, I will accurately complete out customs forms — please do not ask me to reduce values, or indicate as “gift.”

In many instances, the horn has been repaired or restored completely or to some degree.  If interested, I can email more photos. “Sale Pending” means I am awaiting a buyer’s payment and the sale is not yet final. Sometimes these fall through, so let me know if you are interested in one of those instruments, and if that happens, you will have the next opportunity. “Outfit” means case is included, usually original or correct, plus some or all accessories. CONTACT ME


Conn Perfected Wonder with key change linkage

This is a cool cornet for a collector, since it has the rare (and working) automatic key change linkage.  Pull the second of two tuning slides, and a linkage extends all three valve slides the correct amount to maintain intonation as you change from Bb to A. Cleaned, polished, all slides free, dings/dents removed. Valves seal “average” -- playable but not great.  Some wear to silver plate.  No accessories, no case.  $275.00

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