Ophicleide Vintage B Flat Bass
This brass is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-08-18)
Price : US $3,250.
Ophicleide in B flat Bass, 9 keys that have tone holes like a saxophone. Circa 1840. Invented by Charles Sax of Brussells, Belgium in 1825. It was replaced by the euphonium and tuba.Considering its age its in excellent condition. All keys work smoothly. Only very minor dents. Some professional repairs of soldering on the neck. The only marking is the number 6..No name or any other markings. Lots of information on this rare instrument on 'GOOGLE'. Wooden case in fair condition. A MUSEUM PIECE FOR SURE.
This brass is sold (sold on 2008-08-18)
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