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    Are bagpipes musical instruments or weapons?

    Mid 60s I was in a band at the Edinburgh Tattoo that was to go on after The Massed Pipes and Drums of The Highland Division. Waiting in the wings whilst they tuned up (?). Agony, I still can't bear the cat stranglers.
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    Boosey & Hawkes Cornet

    Agreed, probably Malta though there are also cornets made there that were stamped (Malta). The B&H 400 models were made in Czech factories, Amati and Taiwan. The latter can be identified by the main tuning slide being narrow like Getzen. Value is difficult to predict but certainly no more than...
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    S.A. Regal Zonophone 78rpm - Stunning Restorations

    It was discovering Ian Barton's SA Regal Zonophone web site that was instrumental in bringing me back to the Army after many years outside. Now happily back in uniform and playing in Fellowship and Corps bands.