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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.

SALE!! SALE!! SALE!! - SALE!!
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.

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Holton 378 - £
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


Yamaha YHR662 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

Holton 180 Horn - £
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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.


Besson 1000 Trumpet - £165.00
A couple of tiny marks on the top outside leg of the Tuning Slide. Apart from this, the Trumpet is immaculate.Plays like new.Comes with mouthpiece and original case,which is also in good condition.

These 1000 series Trumpets are well built and offer excellent value for money for the Student to Intermediate players and beyond.

Highly recommended.


Besson 1000 Trumpet - £155.00
This Lacquered Trumpet is outstanding and probably the best example I have seen of a lacquered Trumpet of this model.

It has had one tiny repair to the main stay which has been virtually invisibly repaired without damaging the lacquer.Apart from this, it can only be described as immaculate.Must be seen to be believed.

Comes with original case and mouthpiece.


Vincent Bach "Prelude" Trumpet - £105.00
From the Vincent Bach Student range, this Trumpet offers excellent value for money to any aspiring young players.One tiny dent has been removed from the bell and is now virtually invisible. Apart from this the Trumpet appears to be immaculate.Valves and playing qualities are both excellent and it comes with Bach 7c mouthpiece.

The case zip has broken and been replaced with 2 catches, but it works well and internally is excellent.

New price would be around 215.00


Trevor James Artemis Trumpet - £155.00
Immaculate. Good quality Student Trumpet.As New.Comes with original mouthpiece and case.

Holton ST302 MF Trumpet - £150.00
You don't find many of these.

The ST302MF series was endorsed by the great Maynard Ferguson who made several significant changes to the original design.The most significant being the increase in bore size from .459 to .468,which brought the Trumpet out of the Student market and into the Intermediate class.

This instrument is NOT immaculate.There is evidence of some minor repair work and lacquer damage but nevertheless is generally in good condition and looks very respectable.More impotantly it blows like a new instrument.

This would be the ideal Trumpet for a Student looking for an upgrade without breaking the bank.

Comes with mouthpiece and nice original case.

The cosmetic imperfections are reflected in the very modest price.


Yamaha 232 Trumpet - £160.00
This is the best example of this particular model that I have ever seen.No Dents.Super Valves.Lacquer intact.A few small scratches from normal use, which prevents me from calling it immaculate,but generally in Excellent condition.Comes with the orignal case, also in excellent condition and mouthpiece.

Although this is an older model, it really is outstanding and is a great opportunity for a young student to acquire a top quality Trumpet for a very modest price.


Yamaha 2335 Trumpet - £200.00
Very minor lacquer loss.Generally a superb example in excellent condition.Plays like new.

Comes with original Yamaha mouthpiece and case, also in excellent condition.


Yamaha 2335 Trumpet - £230.00
SELLING ON BEHALF OF CUSTOMER.

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.


V.Bach Stradivarius Mod 25 Trumpet - £1750.00
Selling on behalf of Customer.A rare opportunity to own an "almost new" top of the range Trumpet.

This was purchased new from Phil Parker about 5 years ago, but has not had any use for the past 2 years due to the sudden unexpected death of its owner.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 and case included.

I have played beside this Trumpet many times since the day it was bought and can confirm that there is nothing wrong with the way it works!


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.

Besson 1000 Lac - £175.00
A couple of tiny dents have been invisibly removed.Lacquer intact Excellent condition. Comes with mouthpiece and original Besson case.

Besson 1000 Cornet SP - £185.00
Immaculate apart from one tiny mark in rim. Comes with mouthpiece and original case.

Besson 1000 Cornet SP - £185.00
Highly recommended Student Cornet. Well made and nice to play.One small crease removed from the Bell which is virtually invisible. Apart from this I can only describe it as Immaculate.

Comes with original case and mouthpiece.


Yamaha 2330II Cornet - £185.00
This Cornet has the usual signs of wear and tear from normal use.There are several marks and scratches in the lacquer, but the lacquer is mostly intact and the general appearance is very presentable.The case is excellent inside , but has a small amount of damage to the vinyl on the outside, apparently where some badges have been removed.Comes with original Yamaha mouthpiece.

I could do a complete refurbishment which would improve the looks and double the price,but it wouldn't make it play any better.

Generally, a very acceptable outfit in excellent playing order and at a very affordable price.


Besson 723 International Cornet - £475.00
Excellent overall condition.A few minor dents have been removed and are now virtually invisible.Plays like new and everything works as it should. A perfect upgrade from a Student instrument. Equally suitable for someone who doesn't want ,(or can't afford), the expense of a Sovereign or similar.

Comes with mouthpiece and very nice, but not original, Besson case.


Besson 928 Sovereign Cornet - £895.00
Completely overhauled and silver plated.Superb condition. Plays beautifully.Comes with mouthpiece and an original Besson 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.


Boosey & Hawkes Imperial Baritone - £350.00
A good example.Silver intact.Few minor marks that would be expected from general use, but generally in very good condition. Plays well.

Comes with mouthpiece and good wooden case which has seen some use, but is perfectly adequate and looks OK.


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.


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.


GUARANTEE - 0
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/Besson New Standard Cornets.2xBesson 700 International Cornets.Besson 928 Sovereign Cornet. Several Yamaha 2335 Trumpets. Several B&H Imperial/Besson New Standard Tenor Horns. Several King F/Bb Double Horns.2 x Paxman Studenti Horns.Besson 700 Compensating Double Horn.Holton 180 Horn. Yamaha 662 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.