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Details about  KING 3B Concert Straight Tenor Trombone 1977 RESTORED - NEW SLIDE TUBES -ON SALE

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KING 3B Concert Straight Tenor Trombone 1977 RESTORED - NEW SLIDE TUBES -ON SALE
KING-3B-Concert-Straight-Tenor-Trombone-1977-RESTORED-NEW-SLIDE-TUBES-ON-SALE
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Item condition:
Seller refurbished
Ended:
May 27, 2014
Price:
US $1,650.00
Shipping:
$55.00 Standard Shipping | See details
Item location:
United States

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271025615943
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Last updated on  Apr 22, 2014 21:04:57 PDT  View all revisions

Item specifics

Condition:
Seller refurbished: An item that has been restored to working order by the eBay seller or a third party not approved by ... Read moreabout the condition
Brand:

King

Instrument:

Trombone

Trombone Type:

3B TENOR TROMBONE

Mouthpiece Included:

Yes

Case Included:

Yes

JOHN ROBINSON MUSIC PAPPAJOHN52

Visit my eBay store  
 

“PRESERVING AMERICAN MUSIC HISTORY ONE INSTRUMENT AT A TIME”

 

BEAT THE SNIPER SALE!!

 

IF YOU’RE TIRED OF LOSING AN AUCTION IN THE LAST SECONDS

 

USE “BUY IT NOW” FOR ONLY $1650!



 

 

KING 3B


"Concert"

 

TENOR TROMBONE – Vintage

 

 

Made by the King Musical Instrument Company

in Eastlake, Ohio USA

 

Vintage - 1977 

 

The trombone has been completely restored


FEATURES BRAND NEW  INNER AND OUTER SLIDE TUBES


- STRAIGHT FROM THE NEARBY KING FACTORY - 


FOR ESSENTIALLY A BRAND NEW SLIDE!!!



(It even has brand new "KING" labels on the couterweight!)  



This is the last great King 3B I have available right now.


So grab this one quick with "BUY IT NOW"  

 


YOU GET THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS - 


THE SUPERIOR TONE AND RESPONSE OF A VINTAGE KING BELL


PLUS THE ACTION OF A BRAND NEW SLIDE!!!

 


WHY BUY A RESTORED VINTAGE INSTRUMENT OVER NEW? 

 

 

1.  UNMATCHED QUALITY IN DESIGN, CRAFTSMANSHIP AND METAL

 

2.  PRICED LESS THAN A NEW INSTRUMENT

 

3.  IN MOST CASES IT WILL PLAY FAR BETTER THAN A NEW INSTRUMENT

 

 

 

“THEY DON’T MAKE ‘EM LIKE THEY USED TO!!”

 

 

 

YOU JUST CAN'T BEAT THE CRAFTSMANSHIP AND METAL USED

 

IN A TRUE VINTAGE KING TROMBONE!

 

 

These horns retail new for almost $2400.  These vintage King trombones far out perform the new ones. 

 

 

Here’s you chance to own a great looking and playing professional trombone

for way less than the price of a new one.

 

 

 

 

THIS IS A GREAT TROMBONE FOR JAZZ OR ALL-AROUND PLAYING!

 

THE 3B IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR MODELS OF ALL TIME FOR PROFESSIONAL MUSICIANS!

 

 

 


The guys that really knew how to build horns at the King Instrument Co. plant in Eastlake, OH crafted this fine trombone.  It was made before the King Instrument Co. was sold to C. G. Conn and the European corporate conglomerate UMI. 

 

Serial number is 618631 which dates to around 1977

 

This is a great horn from the last years of the “Golden Age of King trombones”. 

 



Includes a new mouthpiece and a new case

 

 

This is not your standard used instrument.  It has been completely taken apart, dents removed, carefully reassembled and a new baked epoxy lacquer finish applied! 

 

  The restoration was done by a respected local shop with over 40 years experience in woodwind and brass instrument restorations and repairs.  Some of their employees worked at the H.N. White and King factories in Cleveland and Eastlake, Ohio.  One employee started working at the HN White Company in 1957!  

 

I have personally used this company for over 10 years for my adult band members and myself.  I had this shop overhaul and silver plate my  “baby” – a 1971 Besson professional euphonium and for me that’s like trusting someone to operate on your kid.  (I’ve had the horn longer than my kids!)  It really looks great and actually plays better than when I bought it new in college.

 

THIS TROMBONE REALLY LOOKS AND PLAYS GREAT!! 

 

  

The King 3B trombone has an 8” bell diameter and a .508” bore 


and features nickel silver outer slide tubes for superior slide action. 

 

The slide is fast and smooth WITH BRAND NEW INNER AND OUTER SLIDE TUBES!

 

 

.The King 3B is an outstanding all around trombone for jazz as well as solo and concert band or symphonic work.  King trombones have long been the choice of professional trombone players from Tommy Dorsey in the 1940’s to legendary trombonists Urbie Green, Kai Winding, JJ Johnson and present day artists like Jiggs Whigham.  Since it’s introduction in the 1950’s the King 3B has been one of the most popular professional trombones ever made.

 

AN OUTSTANDING CLASSIC PROFESSIONAL TROMBONE!!

 

A REAL PLAYER

 

DON’T LET THIS ONE GET AWAY!!!

 

 

TERMS OF SALE:

 

 

USA SALES ONLY

(email to discuss international sales) 

 

*PayPal ONLY PLEASE*

 

 

Feel free to ask questions before you buy.

 

Please read the feedback from my past customers and buy with confidence!

 

Sold AS IS - NO RETURNS

 

 

This trombone is guaranteed to be as described.  I take great care to make sure you are receiving a good quality instrument and to describe it accurately.  If something's not right - I'll make it right.

 

 “REPAIR & RETURN WARRANTEE”:

 

All instruments are inspected and play tested prior to shipping to insure the highest quality.  While all horns are sold “AS IS, NO RETURNS”  all restored instruments are guaranteed against defects in materials and workmanship for 30 days with a “REPAIR & RETURN” warrantee from the shop that does my overhauls.  Contact me through eBay to OK warrantee issues.  Horns must be returned prepaid, fully insured against loss and damage by a carrier that provides tracking.  Horns will be repaired, or replaced with a similar restored instrument if available, at our option and returned at no expense to the buyer.  A store credit towards any instrument in my ebay store can also be issued if the customer prefers.  To guard against “buyer’s remorse” NO CASH REFUNDS will be issued.  Purchase indicates full acceptance of these terms.  

The pictures tell the story.  I personally play everything I sell, so there’s nothing to worry about.  I’m a band director and professional musician playing tuba to trumpet and everything in between.  If I wouldn’t have it in my house, I won’t send it to yours!

 

I’ve just collected too many instruments and other "horn stuff", between the community band that I direct (plus 3 others I play in – yes, I’m a little crazy!) and 2 kids that played in band in school.  It’s time to “thin the herd”, so I’ll be listing some more instruments and “horn stuff” soon. 

 

UPDATE:  Thanks to all who have bought “stuff from my closet”.  This has gone so well, that I’ve opened an Ebay store and will be looking for nice items (mostly band instruments and “horn stuff”) to offer for sale on Ebay as well as selling for band members and friends. 

 

If there is something you’d like, just email me with your request and I’ll try to find it for you.


 

Please note:  This item is also for sale locally.  I will have to end the auction early if it sells locally, so grab it with "BUY IT NOW!".

 

UPDATED UPDATE:

 

MANY THANKS TO ALL MY PAST CUSTOMERS!  I'm now starting my 4th year on eBay with sales to 22 countries and 46 states, and great positive feedback!  Thanks to all of you, I've achieved some of eBay's top ratings, plus a lot of great horns have been rescued and are now enjoying a new life all around the world. 

 CHECK OUT THE MAPS AT THE BOTTOM OF MY LISTINGS to see where I have sold!

 THANKS AND ENJOY YOUR "NEW" REFURBISHED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS!

SHIPPING TERMS:

 

Shipping will be UPS, so I must have a street address - NO PO BOXES!  S&H is $ 55.00 including insurance.

 

SHIPPING TO WESTERN STATES is $25 extra.

A separate paypal invoice will be sent for the extra shipping charges when paying from the West.

 

*Alaska and Hawaii will be extra – email me for correct charges before paying*

 

 

  

Please note that S&H means shipping and handling.  This covers more than just postage.  It includes postage (or UPS charges), insurance, delivery confirmation, packaging materials and time, etc.  My charges are not the highest on eBay or the lowest. They are usually about average or less than the average price compared to other like items shipped on eBay.

 

 

THANKS FOR LOOKING!


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