Last week I went to an auction in Depew, New York. An instrument repair shop owner died and they auctioned off everything in his shop. I picked myself up a beat up Getzen Capri Cornet in silver plate. It cost me $100US This weekend I rebuilt it. Here are photos: Here is the side view. Notice the bell to body braces are smashed in, as well as the rear S brace. Also the leadpipe is bent downwards and has many dents in it. Here is a player's eye view. The bell flare is damaged, as well as the crook. THe amado waterkey on the leadpipe has been smashed in, and the brace connecting the 3rd valve slide to the ladepipe is also very smashed. The valve slides are also a bit dented. The first thing I did was pull the bell off. Some of the braces were popped before I got the horn. You can better see in this photo how the braces have damaged the bell. Using a variety of tools, I straightened the bell, which had been bent badly. I also removed the crook dents and bell flare dents and bell throat dents. Unfortunately, I got caught up in repairing the horn and didn't take pictures of the process. More to come, since there is a 10 picture limit in posts.