Looking for info about a trumpet.

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by matty1986, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. matty1986

    matty1986 Member

    I'm looking for some info on a trumpet.

    It's a boosey and hawkes imperial trumpet 23 mark 6. From the serial number it's circa 1914 in laquer.

    I was wondering if anyone could give me any details on them, are there many left around, how much are they worth in good condition.

    It's pretty banged up and would like to know if it's worth getting a complete overhaul on it.

    Thanks in advance for any info. :)
  2. trumpetmike

    trumpetmike Well-Known Member

    If it says Boosey & Hawkes, it is not 1914
    At that time they were two different companies - Boosey & Co, and Hawkes & Son

    Pictures are always useful when determining a price.

    Don't know much about them - does it play well?
  3. Aussie Tuba

    Aussie Tuba Member

    Boosey and Hawkes came into existance in 1935. I have an origional 1st edition Catalouge from that time. interesting read, specialy the prices.

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