Joined: 27 Dec 2001
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
|Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:45 am Post subject:
|I can't speak to whether you should buy it or not.
A few points:
- Horns that old rarely play as well as you hope. It's 100 years old. Valves weren't built that tightly back then and I doubt the past century has made them better.
- Value is determined by availability and desirability. Personally, I think $250 is quite high for a random brass instrument that old. Who is looking for one of these? No, really, who? It's old, possibly modified, and probably high pitch. I'd think $50-100 would be more reasonable.
I'll bet that will sit on craigslist for at least a few months. Maybe you can talk him down, if you really want it.
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