Duchy Brass is based near Hayle in Cornwall. Our address is:
1 Tregonning View,
Prospective buyers are welcome to come and view / play test by prior arrangement. Please contact us to arrange a suitable day and time.
Yes, each instrument comes with a hard case or gig bag.
A specific mouthpiece is not included, however I do have a stock of used ones, so one can be sent if required.
Yes, part exchange will be considered on any of the instruments for sale.
Yes, we provide instrument hire to students receiving tuition through the Cornwall Music Service Trust.
Yes, please send us the details of your instrument that you want to sell here.
No, but Duchy Brass can provide new Geneva or John Packer instruments to students in full-time education through the Assistance Instrument Purchase Scheme (AIPS) which allows for a VAT free purchase. Unfortunately this scheme does not apply to used instruments.
To purchase a brass instrument listed on the website please contact me by either email or telephone to confirm availability. Once confirmed I will require your name, address, delivery address (if different), a contact telephone number at the delivery address and preferred payment method. I will then email an invoice for payment.
Payment can be accepted via Credit/Debit Cards (Visa, Maestro & MasterCard), Bank Transfer, Cheque (subject to clearance) or Paypal which allows credit/debit card payment (subject to a surcharge of 3%-5% to cover their fees).
Instruments to be delivered within the UK mainland are sent free of charge. Instruments to be delivered outside of the UK mainland are charged at cost which will be calculated at the point of sale, please contact me if you require an accurate delivery quote. Items are sent the day after cleared payment has been received. Once sent you will be provided with the courier details and tracking information. All instruments are sent via insured and tracked services.
I take great care to ensure that instruments are sent in good condition and appropriately packed. However, damage can sometimes occur in transit.
On receipt please check your goods immediately. If the instrument cannot be checked straight away please write ‘unchecked’ on the couriers delivery document/handheld scanner.
Any faults or damage must be reported to Duchy Brass within 24 hours of delivery or claims will not be entertained.
For sales within the UK you are entitled to cancel the order you have placed, this entitlement may exercised up to 7 days, starting from the day after the instrument was received.
If you cancel an order after the instrument has been delivered you must send it back at your own cost. The instrument must still be in the condition it was sent.
If you wish to return your instrument I try to make the process as simple and easy as possible whilst safeguarding the service I provide. Therefore please follow the terms below:
New Geneva instruments are covered by their lifetime warranty and new JP instruments are covered by a two year warranty details of which can be provided on request.
Used instruments come with a six month warranty against any mechanical defects and should a fault occur at my discretion the instrument can be returned to me for repair or taken to a repairer of your choice with the cost being reimbursed. This warranty does not cover issues with cosmetic silver/gold plating or lacquer finishes nor damage caused by accident or misuse.