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Things We Find in Cases: Cookies!

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Things We Find in Cases: Cookies!

Today’s gem was from one of our customers, who is also a gem!! He sent back a euphonium case for repair and a box of Thin Mints as a thank you - what could be better than that?? We don’t expect cookies from all of our customers, but we certainly do appreciate them, and the thank you note with them. A big THANK YOU to all of our amazing customers, and to all of our social media followers as well! You all make what we do worth it! Wishing you all sorts of happiness in your day! #AmandasBench

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Things We Find in Cases: Musical Memories

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Things We Find in Cases: Musical Memories

In this particular instance there is no case for the instrument, but this horn came with something very sweet. This is a Martin flugelhorn from 1919, and it is in quite good shape for its age! It has lovely engraving, including USMC, showing that it was originally a U S Marine Corps horn. As a retired Navy musician, I have a lot of Marine musician friends - they do some fabulous work, and it was fun when we got to work together. Unfortunately, we don’t know how this horn plays because it’s missing its main tuning slide, but we do...

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Things We Find in Cases: Buffet Valve Oil!

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Things We Find in Cases: Buffet Valve Oil!

Today’s finds are pretty awesome, from the case of an old Reynolds cornet that you’ll see soon. I bet you never knew Buffet sold valve oil, did you?? Well, it’s because they actually also made trumpets for a short time! I actually have one that I found recently, and before you ask - no, it is NOT for sale! They are rare enough that I thought you all might like to see it, though! There’s not a lot of info out there on these horns, but this one sure is a nice player! Heavy horn with a big wide grip,...

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Things We Find In Cases: A Copy of the Getzen Gazette from 1967!

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Things We Find In Cases: A Copy of the Getzen Gazette from 1967!

Welcome to another exciting episode of  “Things I find in cases”! Today’s exciting find comes to you from the original case of a Getzen Severinson model trumpet that just came in. Copies of the Getzen Gazette always used to come with new horns - not sure if they still do or not, but I remember getting a copy with a Getzen Capri flugel I purchased in 1984! My copy featured the Chicago horns with their Getzen brass. Here’s a few of the features from this 1967 copy we found, including Doc taking over the Tonight Show Band, and a 15...

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