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Antique trumpet display/stand

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Project by Musgrover posted 238 days ago 622 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a friend whose great grandfather played this coronet in John Phillip Sousa’s band. He does not play it but, because of it’s heritage wanted to display it in his home. His wife wanted a stand that would allow the trumpet to lay flat. I built it as well since I did not get my final artistic treble clef version approved. Needless to say, they loved it and offered the flat version back to me for my own trumpet.

-- Roger, North Carolina





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clarkey

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#1 posted 238 days ago

Nice looking stand

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CampD

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#2 posted 238 days ago

Nice piece!

-- Doug...

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lightweightladylefty

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#3 posted 238 days ago

Roger,

A befitting stand for a priceless, gorgeous instrument!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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jeffswildwood

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#4 posted 237 days ago

Beautiful stand. I have an old trumpet that was played by my father, me and then my son. Mayby this is what I need to get it out of the case so it can be seen. Thanks for posting.

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JayT

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#5 posted 237 days ago

Beautiful stand and cornet. Great to see the family loves and wants to display it.

I was a trumpet major in college and just love the old cornets, they have a distinct sound and are very agile to play.

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 237 days ago

It’s a nice looking display. Good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 233 days ago

Gorgeous stand! Like the design, perfect to display the treasured trumpet. Great job!

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