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    Melody Maker Trumpet

    I was searching on ebay for a mouthpiece and found this trumpet.

    Melody Maker Trumpet - Made in East Germany (eBay item 200566900996 end time 26-Jan-11 20:25:30 AEDST) : Musical Instruments

    Anyone knows anything about that brand?

    Im interested to know cause it looks pretty old.

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    Re: Melody Maker Trumpet

    I have never heard of that one, must have an interesting history. I have not seen many GDR instruments listed here in the US. I would expect it would have been made between the end of WWII and the re-unification of Germany after 1989.
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    Re: Melody Maker Trumpet

    You reckon its worth buying?

    Im interested to get a vintage sound out of it.

    Says its made in Germany, so its not asian horn
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    Re: Melody Maker Trumpet

    East Germany had German artisans, but not necessarily the top quality materials. I am pretty sure that this will not be something for a vintage playing experience.

    Remembering what the all controlling DDR government thought about the west, I would suspect that any horn with an english name would have been designed to sabotage the musical performance.........................

    Good lamp material though!
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    Re: Melody Maker Trumpet

    hmm so not worth it?

    The bids are going up already.

    Might just leave it then...

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    Re: Melody Maker Trumpet

    top your bid out at $50 and see what happens. if you get it you might be surprised.

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    Re: Melody Maker Trumpet

    yer i might just leave it.

    Its $23 on top for postage. not worth it. I searched everywhere for information about it, nothing. If it was any goodk, there would be some sort of info or other people playing it.

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