Conn 16E Mellophonium Mellophone with case
This brass is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-08-19)
Price : US $99.00
Conn 16E Mellophonium in F. Includes case, mouthpiece, and E flat crook. Serial number is K98404. Plays very well. Has a few dings and some lacquer wear. The worst spot is a slight crumple at the base of the bell flare, but this does not affect the sound.
Most people looking for this horn are familiar with the Stan Kenton connection, so I won't go into it here. A web search of 'mellophonium' should lead you to the interesting history/legend of the mellophonium. This would be a perfect addition to any jazz trumpet player's collection, letting you cover F horn and alto saxophone parts without transposing while adding a great new timbre to your repertoire.
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This brass is sold (sold on 2008-08-19)
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