Description

Name: Vincent Duval
City: Hollis
State: NH
Country: USA
Serial Number: 139127
Alloy: Yellow Brass
Bell: Fixed
Lacquer: None
Case: See extras
Condition: Excellent
Other Details: For sale is one King "Schmidt"-style horn, model No. 1157, from the early 1930's. The horn is all original. I purchased it as a project-horn, the project being a valve rebuild which was performed by Ken Pope of Pope Instrument Repair in Boston. The rebuild is excellent - the valves have outstanding compression, the horn plays with ease and slots well. The high Bb is secure and solid (a concern with some Schmidt-style instruments). Interesting and specific to the King version of the Schmidt wrap is an independent Bb-side tuning slide.

My hands are fairly small and I can play this horn with relative ease. However, because of the reach required to operate the piston change valve, I would not recommend this horn for someone with small hands.

Buyer to pay shipping.
Extras: Original Eb crook included, non-original King case available gratis if desired by buyer.

Contact

Telephone: 603-897-5199
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