Brass trombone. USA Line. Appears unlacquered. Bell says Grand Rapids Band Inst. Co. Serial number on slide says 72539. Playable condition. Few small dings, no major damage.
Unknown. Found at an antique mall.
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There's a good amount of history on York and Grand Rapids Band Instrument Company at this website: http://www.brasshistory.net/York%20History.pdf
The company was listed between 1911 and 1930.
Based on the photographs and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:
An American brass trombone
Made by Grand Rapids Band Instrument Company, probably circa 1920
Serial # 72539
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