Used Instruments

Please find below our currently available used instrument list.  You can be assured that both used and new instruments are all fully checked and setup before dispatch.

After 50 years in the business time has come to start slowing down.

I will be continuing with Repairs and Refurbishments, sales of Secondhand Instruments and my Own Brand Instruments.

I will not be restocking with any Accessories. Everything I have left will be sold at bargain prices as SHOP SOILED. All of these goods will be prefixed with S/S.To the best of my knowledge these goods are all "As NEW" but have been in store for some time. Some have been used as display models and may have some small marks.Any damaged or imperfect goods will be described as such.WE WILL NOT BE OFFERING RETURNS on any goods marked S/S.

prices do not include postage.


King 1159 F/Bb Double Horn - £
In order to ensure that our customers get the very best value for money instruments ; All of our Intermediate and Professional model Horns are tested and assessed by Tony Halstead. They are then sold via his website. Click on the Link to get a full description and the price. Follow this link to his website

V.Bach Stradivarius Mod 25 Trumpet - £2000.00
Selling on behalf of Customer.

This was purchased new from Phil Parker about 2 years ago.Sadly the owner died suddenly and unexpectedly recently and I am selling this on behalf of his Widow.

There is one tiny dent in the mouthpipe near the finger hook and a few unobtrusive marks in the bell spout. Otherwise everything is fine.Mouthpiece included.

I have played beside this Trumpet many times during the past few years and can confirm that there is nothing wrong with the way it works!

Yamaha 4335G Trumpet - £325.00
Nice Intermediate Trumpet.In excellent condition,just a few small,barely visible lacquer blemishes.Slides and Valves all superb.In general , a great Trumpet without breaking the bank.

Original case and Yamaha Mouthpiece.

Yamaha 2335 Trumpet - £230.00

In good general condition.2nd valve slide has been de dented.One small dent in the back bend. Minimal lacquer loss.Everything works as it should and it plays well.Original Yamaha case and mouthpiece.

Yamaha 2320 Trumpet - £185.00
Few scratches at the small end of the bell taper,just as it starts to go round the bend and some minor damage to the 2nd valve slide. Otherwise in excellent condition.

Plays well. Looks good.Complete with mouthpiece and original Yamaha case.

Perfect for the advancing Student.

Besson 1000 Trumpet - £185.00
Superb Condition.Mouthpiece receiver has been refitted, which is the only reason I cannot describe this Trumpet as immaculate.However this has been professionally done and is virtually invisible.

Looks and plays like new.Comes with Besson case and Mouthpiece.Highly Recommended.

Trevor James Artemis Cornet - £145.00
AS NEW.Listed as Used, but it appears to have never been out of the case.Absolutely immaculate. Ideal starter instrument.

Yamaha 2330IIS Cornet - £265.00
Superb!!! It had a tiny dent near the Finger Hook, which I have removed and is now virtually invisible.This is the only thing which prevents me from describing the Cornet as immaculate.

It appears to have had very little use.Comes with original case and mouthpiece,which are both in excellent condition.

If you want a "new" instrument ,but can't afford one,this is the Cornet for you!!!

Besson 600 Cornet - £175.00
Selling on behalf of customer.

Giving up playing due to ill health.Instrument is immaculate. Case almost immaculate.Complete with mouthpiece.

Besson 723 Cornet - £375.00
This was fully restored and replated by me several years ago. It has now been part exchanged for a Baritone as the owner has changed instruments.

I have removed one small dent from the rear bend,which is now virtually invisible. Apart from that, the instrument is in excellent condition.Silver intact,plays well,comes with mouthpiece and an original Besson case.

Besson 927 Sovereign Cornet - £865.00
Lovely condition. No dents.Everything works as it should.Plays well.Has been replated.Comes with mouthpiece and an original Besson Case,which is also in nice condition.

B&H Imperial Tenor Horn - £225.00
Excellent condition. Few tiny dents,but nothing significant.Plays like a new instrument.Superb example.

Comes with mouthpiece and a tidy case.

AK Amati Tenor Horn - £165.00
Virtually new.Couple of tiny marks, but looks and plays like a new instrument.

Comes with original case, also like new and mouthpiece.

Yamaha 354 Trombone - £400.00
Selling on behalf of customer.

This Trombone is in showroom condition. Appears to have had very little use.Highly recommended. Comes with 2 mouthpieces and Trombone stand.

Weltklang EEb Tuba - offers around £500.00
Selling on behalf of customer.

Rotory Valve EEb Tuba.Few dents but nothing serious.Small amount of lacquer missing.Generally good presentable condition.Very easy blowing and fast light valve action.

Difficult to evaluate, but customer is looking for offers around 500.

Yamaha DD-11 Digital Percussion - £85.00
Selling for Customer who is giving up playing due to ill health and selling all his instruments.

I know nothing about these.All I can say is "it looks like new and works as it should".

Any interested parties ,please contact me and I will send you a copy of the original instruction sheet.

All of our used instruments are fully serviced prior to sale and all carry a 6 months mechanical guarantee

Instruments currently being refurbished :-

B&H Imperial Trumpet. Besson New Creation Trumpet.Several B&H Imperial Cornets. Sovereign 927Cornet.Several B&H Imperial/Besson New Standard Tenor Horns. Yamaha Tenor Horn.Reynolds Contempera Double Horn.Several King F/Bb Double Horns.2 x Paxman Studenti Horns.Holton 378 F/Bb Double Horn.Besson 700 Compensating Double Horn. Lots more!!

Our Website is currently looking a bit empty.This is purely due to pressure of work. We always have a selection of instruments awaiting refurbishment, which have not yet progressed to the website.Some of them are listed above. If you can't see what you want, don't be afraid to ask. We may well have it.