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Request for Wayne,I have an 'Heirloom" French Horn. It is obviously old, but not damaged other than it needs a make-over in appearance (re-coat of lacquer or what ever it is called?). It has its mouth piece and in a case. Worth keeping or not - maybe should I take it to a Brass instrument expert in Tasmania? I could search for that I assume! Thanks Wayne, Kerry.
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Musical Instrument Appraiser: Wayne, Bachelor's Degree replied 8 months ago
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Hi Kerry,
Is there anything else engrave on the French Horn?
Thanks,
Wayne
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Wayne, there is a name "Orpheus" in a sort of emblem sign engraved on the 'funnel' and there is a number 58149 engraved behind the middle finger valve. Thanks, Kerry.
Musical Instrument Appraiser: Wayne, Bachelor's Degree replied 8 months ago
Hi Kerry,
I can't find a match for this horn. I don't know of any brand Orpheus or Heirloom. This could be a model name but I need a maker.n if you can't find anything thing else. Let me know and I will open this question to others.
Thanks,
Wayne
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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Thanks "Heirloom" was not the name on the instrument - I meant it was an heirloom in the family - (a pass me down). I could talk to you, but on the last e-mail the price went up to $48.00 and if price is an issue with every question I ask JA, then sorry, but best to try and ask someone locally in my school holidays in January when I have more time. Thanks for your time. Kerry.
Musical Instrument Appraiser: Wayne, Bachelor's Degree replied 8 months ago
Hi Kerry,
This shouldn't cost you anymore than you agreed to. I will opt out of this question and perhaps someone else may know the horn.
Thanks,
Wayne
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