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FS: Boosey & Hawkes Imperial 4-Valve Compensating Euphonium - Silver

This horn was made in the mid-1940's and is in nice shape, for a non-restored instrument. There is minor denting and some plating wear, but I don't see anything that screams to be fixed. The finish is bright silver (I think that was the original, not just an over-polished satin finish). There is no mention of a case. It is in England, but shipping is less than $50 to the USA. Seller's description is below. Bidding just started but is only at a few bucks so far.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Excellent-Bo...-/351986007466

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Seller's description:


  • Item Details: Boosey & Hawkes 4 Valve Compensating Euphonium + Denis Wick Mouthpiece.
  • Dates to circa 1940's with top quality gold plated Denis Wick mouthpiece being a later addition.
  • Serial number 160268 should help you date the instrument exactly.
  • All valves and slides seem to be working smoothly as they should.
  • Numerous minor "dings" but no big dents.
  • No sign of any repairs or restorations.
  • Silver plate in good order with minor wear.
  • Could probably do with a light clean and the slides and valves lubricated as I am not sure when this was last done.
  • Approximately 65cms long and horn is 27cms in diameter.
  • Payment: Preferred payment is cash on collection, a cheque in advance, Bank Transfer or Pay Pal if unable to pay the other ays.
  • Post & Packaging: UK FREE. Europe £28. USA & Canada £38. Rest of World £45
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