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I own one of the original 76 trombones used in the movie The

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I own one of the original 76 trombones used in the movie The Music Man. My mother won it in a contest when the movie was released. It is inscribed on the bell of the trombone and an ID number is ***** the slide. What is this worth?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Musical Instrument Appraisal
Expert:  jennem22 replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is*****'m a certified appraiser, and I'd be happy to help.

At the time of the movie's release, there was a promo and many, many trombones were created and given away. The question is whether this is one of the ones from the movie, or one of the ones from the promo release.

Could you give me the ID number? Also, is there a letter or any paperwork that came with it?


Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Please cancel my request and refund my initial payment
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The trombone has the ID number 77727 engraved on the left side of the slide. If paperwork was included it has not survived the years. Thank you