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The Internal View from an Intern's Perspective

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The Internal View from an Intern's Perspective

Six weeks in, working at Quinn the Eskimo has already proven to be a unique experience - in the best kind of way. From the neon pink flamingo and fairy lights in the front office, to the stacks of incredibly old, rare, and interesting instruments in the warehouse, it's difficult to turn a corner without running into something - or someone - strange and interesting. Even amongst typical band repair shops, which are generally atypical work spaces to begin with, the Mighty Quinn stands apart. I have the better part of a decade's work experience in food service, from a...

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What’s on My Bench? 1947 Olds Recording Trumpet

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What’s on My Bench? 1947 Olds Recording Trumpet

What a beautiful day to share a beautiful Olds Recording with you all! This one is really in wonderful shape, and is nice and straight with just a couple of tiny dents to remove.   Oddly enough, it was missing a valve guide, but I have remedied that situation! Its biggest problem aside from the missing guide was just dirt, and now it’s nice and clean and ready to go. If you’ve been looking for one of these, this just might be the one for you! Look for it in our listings soon. Wishing you amazing gigs! #AmandasBench

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