The Collection

Over the years, I've collected a wide array of instruments.  All were purchased with the intent to play them or have them played, not to merely collect them.
 
I've had some really interesting pieces in the collection, many have been sold to either upgrade my stable, or to purchase an instrument I needed more.  Below is my current arsenal:
 
Tubas
    King 1291 Monster BBb; Bach 7 Mouthpiece
    Meinl Weston 2000 CC; Alexander "78/33" Mouthpiece
    Kanstul Model 902-4C 3/4 CC; DEG mouthpiece or NY Bach 7
    Besson Imperial Eb Tuba; Yamaha CB Mouthpiece
    Yamaha YFB-621 F Tuba; Yamaha CB Mouthpiece
    King 1201 Small Eb Bass - 4th valve added before acquisition... "the toy"; Yamaha 67B4
    King Eb recording bass - VERY small! (may be unique).
    King 1235 Recording-bell Symphony Eb Bass
    King 1240 Recording-bell Symphony BBb Tuba.  Bach 7 NY Mouthpiece
    Diston Large Eb
    Holton 3+1 Giant Eb with added 5th rotor (in progress)
    (Coming Soon) Wessex TC-236P French Tuba
 
Bass Trombones
    Yamaha YBL-822G (Douglas Yeo)
    Yamaha YBL-613GX
    Wende F rotary valve bass trombone
     
Tenor Trombones
    Yamaha YSL-682B; UMI 4G
    Beuscher "Aristocrat" with added F trigger (Bach 4)
    Olds "Ambassador" (LA vintage custom build). (Bach 6.5A)
   

Alto Trombones
    Selman; Bach 7
    
Bass Trumpet/Valve Trombones
    VIB custom (see article).
    Olds marching valve trombone (with the right mouthpiece, these can be excellent!)
 
Ophicleide
    Wessex in C, 11-key (Copy of Gautrot and customized)
 
Serpent
    Christopher Monk serpent in C with Rogers 255 custom mouthpiece in corian
 
Euphonium
    Yamaha YEP-321S with 5 valves
 
Baritone
    Yamaha YBH-301S

Horn (French)
    Ch. Missenharter in F and Eb
    Conn 15D Bb single (heavily modified)
 
Contrabass Trombone/Cimbasso
    JcS F/D/BBb/AA Contrabass Trombone, with .562 slide and valves; Kanstul 2A mouthpiece
    
Other instruments
    
    Trumpet - Selmer DeVille Bb
    Cornet - Conn "Victor"
    Flute - Avanti 2000CAE
    Flute - Kohlert USA (Yamaha Stencil) with B-foot
    Flute - Rudall & Carte
    Flute - Armstrong (curved headjoint)
    Recorders - Garklein, Sopranino, Alto, and Tenor by Aulos; Soprano by Yamaha
    Fife - Yamaha
    Clarinet - King in gold lacquer
    

No Longer in the Collection
 
    Alexander 164 CC Tuba
    Alexander 163 CC Tuba
    Kalison DS 5-valve CC Tuba (2 of them!).
    King 2370 Sousaphone
    Miraphone 183-4U Eb Tuba - with a lengthened 4th valve, these can be quite good!
    Yamaha YBB-641 BBb (heavily modified) - "The Weapon".  Alexander "78" mouthpiece.
    Bach 42B (custom leadpipe and open wrap)
    Benge 190 (I need another!)
    BMB 3/4 CC
    Conn "Monster Eb" converted to .720 bore with 5 valves.  Excellent instrument!
    Conn 36K - the best sounding tubas ever made!
    Conn 76H.  c.1924  Essentially a tuning-in-slide 8H.  One of a kind with a stunning sound!
    Conn 8H c. 1926 with full burnished gold, engraving and with an F valve as well. Stunning!
    Conn 88H G Bass trombone; .562 bore! c.1924
    Flute - Anonymous, Single Key
    JcS Bass Horn, 5-valves in F.  Trombone sized mouthpiece.  Olds valves, Conn 8D Bell
    Jupiter 600 "Carnegie XL" Bb/F trombone - Amazing instrument!
    King 1205 Medium Eb - converted to 4 string-action rotary valves.  An outstanding player, but the
        donor bugle was really ugly - I'll have to do one of these again!
    King 1291 4-valve rotary BBb Recording Bass
    King 1280 Symphony Model Orchestra Bass "Pit" BBb Tuba.
    King D Medium Bass - converted from a too-flat Eb.
    King/JcS 4v 3/4 CC
    King Trombonium
    King/JcS "5B+" Baritone trombone
    Ch. Missenharter Alto Horn    
    Salvation Army Custom G Bass trombone with added D valve
    The Tuba Exchange "Miraclone" CC.
    Anon. valve trombone (probably by Rampone)
    Yamaha YSL-643II; from when "Yamaha made the best Conn 88H on the market" ;-)
    Yamaha YBL-621
    
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