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Vintage LARGE BORE Martin TU-55 Indiana, Elkhart

  • Vintage LARGE BORE Martin Indiana, Elkhart

    Serial 127134

     

    ORIGINAL LACQUER!

     

    Martin created the Indiana Band Instrument Company in 1928 as a paper entity to distribute its second-line products sold under those brands. That entity was officially dissolved by 1942. Production was very limited during World War II and the Korean War, however Martin was able to survive as a company thanks to their limited production and strong reputation. In 1961 Paul E. Richards combined Martin, E. K. Blessing, and F.A. Reynolds under the "Roundtable of Music Craftsmen," or RMC. Richards desired increased production for the student market. Indiana was the student line offering from Martin.

     

    Technical condition: valves and slides move smoothly and lightly, very good compression

    Visual condition: no dents, no dings, lacquer finish: about 90% remains, lacquer has: discoloration, scratches, loss, no part has been re-soldered, signs of dent job at bell 

    Finish: lacquered instrument, original lacquer finish

    Additional information: overviewed, cleaned, without a case or mouthpiece

     

    Ready to play!

    4 750,00 PLN

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