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Antique Trumpet Derby Mute Inscribed Jazz Big Band

Sold ! This brass is no longer for sale (sold on 2010-03-01)
Price : US $80.00



Antique Trumpet Derby Mute Inscribed Jazz Big Band


Previous buyer fell through and did not complete the terms of the sale. There is a very low reserve on this item.
This Derby Mute was found at an antique store in Atlanta, it appears to date from the 1930s - 1940s. The inscriptions on the mute seems to list locations that the band performed at throughout the south. This could be a very rare item, however I do not know what band or individual this is associated with. Please check out the additional high resolution shots to get a better idea of how unique this item is.
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The inscriptions read:
Front:
Jacksonville FL - November 1938
Jacksonville FL - September 1938
Jacksonville FL - May 1938
Jacksonville FL - February 1938
Back:
Atlanta GA - June 1938
Atlanta GA - Apr 1938
Left Side:
Miami FL - 1938
Right Side:
Atlanta GA - Aug 1938
Atlanta GA - Oct 1938
Atlanta GA - Dec 1938
Top:
Tampa FL - Jan 1938
Inside:
Pure Aluminum ''Metalite'' Company - Los Angeles
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