• FAQ  • Search  • Memberlist  • Usergroups   • Register   • Profile  • Log in to check your private messages  • Log in 

Selling horns during a pandemic



 
Post new topic   Reply to topic    trumpetherald.com Forum Index -> The Lounge
View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
jerrynotes
New Member


Joined: 19 Oct 2020
Posts: 1
Location: Memphis, TN.

PostPosted: Fri Oct 23, 2020 8:40 am    Post subject: Selling horns during a pandemic Reply with quote

I have a couple of vintage horns that I am thinking for putting up for sale. However, with so many wind players out of work due to the pandemic, I am wondering if it is even worth posting ads. Can anyone comment on whether they are seeing a downturn in demand for vintage horns?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message AIM Address
scottfsmith
Veteran Member


Joined: 27 Jun 2015
Posts: 410
Location: Maryland

PostPosted: Fri Oct 23, 2020 9:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It seems that way to me based on watching eBay... I am seeing a lot more re-listings where the horns were at pretty reasonable prices to begin with.

For me I confess it has been a positive as I am not a professional musician and have finally been able to buy some old Besson trumpets since there are more good ones at reasonable prices. So there are still buyers out there, just more sellers and fewer buyers than usual. And many things are still selling so it seems worthwhile to at least try.
_________________
Courtois Evo IV circa 2010 / home-brew mouthpiece
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Shawnino
Veteran Member


Joined: 27 Jun 2020
Posts: 105

PostPosted: Fri Oct 23, 2020 11:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Strictly anecdotal, but I still see a market for higher-quality stuff. The lowre-quality gear is what isn't moving.
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
jrodrigu
New Member


Joined: 10 Oct 2020
Posts: 1
Location: Columbus. Oh

PostPosted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 5:15 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

It doesn't hurt to try! Whilst I was unsuccessful selling my horn, I managed to make a wonderful trade with a member and make a new friend. So I guess depending on what you're looking after, maybe it could work out?
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic    trumpetherald.com Forum Index -> The Lounge All times are GMT - 8 Hours
Page 1 of 1

 
Jump to:  
You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group