"Easy Play" branded trumpet?

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  1. FrancesC

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    Anyone every seen or heard of a trumpet branded "Easy Play"?
    Bell is engraved with a shield and says "Made in America Easy Play Superior Quality"
    Thanks for any help.
     
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    easy_play-1.jpg easy_play-2.jpg
    Thanks for the replies. Seems like it might be one related to the other thread mentioned.
     
  6. Pascalouisiana

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    Serial number?

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  7. FrancesC

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    S/N is 890 (the "9" looks like a backwards "P" and is valve 2)

    and THANKS for the welcome!:D
     
  8. FrancesC

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    So the little Easy Play is cleaning up quite nicely, but I have a question for anyone who's done lots of polishing:
    As I'm sure some of you have had the experience it would be nice to have a third (or fourth) hand to hold an instrument still with to be able to then have the other two free to put a cloth through and run it back and forth between the valve casings and all around the little nooks and crannies.
    Any suggestions about workbench clamping methods (gentle of course!) to help with this?

    and here's where we are so far IMG_4422.jpg
     
  9. Dale Proctor

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    Find a round, tapered wood piece (like an old chair leg) and clamp it in a vice. Slide the bell over it and you're set to polish with two hands. The wood may need a little work first to somewhat match the taper to the bell, though.
     

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