Elkhart The Elkhart Silver Bell Up 3 Valve Alto Horn Serial #84209
Instrument Condition: The overall physical condition of this used instrument is good.
Dents: Some dents and dings.
Playing Condition: This instrument is currently in non-playing condition.
The Finish: It has approximately 75-80% of the silver finish but it is tough to tell with the tarnish.
Player Wear: Medium general wear (visible surface scratches and wear and/or small-medium dents and dings).
Valve Condition: One or more of the valves are not functioning properly and some of the tuning slides are stuck.
Valve Information: Valve number one is stuck misaligned in the casing and its finger button does not match the other two.
Lead Pipe Condition: Light general wear (light surface scratches and/or minor dents and dings).
Outside Body Bow Condition: Has a light to medium dent in the outside bow with a couple of small dings and dents.
The Bell: Minor dents and dings and minor bell edge dents.
Bell Dent Removal/Repair: No evidence.
The Bottom Bow: Has a light dent in the bow guard with a small ding.
The Mouthpiece: No Mouthpiece is included, or other accessories but it will need a trumpet mouthpiece.
Re-soldered: There has been a lot of very sloppy re-soldering done including the main tuning slide being soldered so that it is immobile. The bottom bow tenon to the outside body needs to be re-soldered and the inside wrap to the main tuning slide just before it enters the first valve casing needs to be re-soldered.
The Case: Older Used Condition (Still usable but significant signs of physical wear) slight funk to it.
Engraving: The Elkhart Band Inst. Co. Elkhart, Indiana U.S.A. (with the Elk in a heart on the bell).