King Catalogs from the 70's?

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King Catalogs from the 70's?

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All of my Kings have been from the 70's (so far), does anyone know where I might be able to find pdfs of some of the catalogs from that era to look through?
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I have a few from the mid-70s in my files. I can scan and send .pdf files to anybody who asks.
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C.G. Conn, Holton and King Catalogs from early 1900's

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You can find a plethora of old Conn, Holton and King, et al here:
https://www.saxophone.org/museum/publications

It has really helped in researching...
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Kingfan wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 7:31 am I have a few from the mid-70s in my files. I can scan and send .pdf files to anybody who asks.
PM sent.
1924 King Solo #1101
1940 USMC Issued King Liberty
1932 Olds "Military"
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1947 Olds Recording
1948 Olds Ambassador
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Kingfan wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 7:31 am I have a few from the mid-70s in my files. I can scan and send .pdf files to anybody who asks.
I played a King 4B (made in 1977) for many years. I would be very interested in seeing any catalogs that you have. Thanks!

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Kingfan wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 7:31 am I have a few from the mid-70s in my files. I can scan and send .pdf files to anybody who asks.
Thank you, I'd enjoy seeing King catalogs from the years my trombones were made if you have them...
1972
1975
1976
1978

Thanks!
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Crazy4Tbone86 wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 3:57 pm
Kingfan wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 7:31 am I have a few from the mid-70s in my files. I can scan and send .pdf files to anybody who asks.
I played a King 4B (made in 1977) for many years. I would be very interested in seeing any catalogs that you have. Thanks!

[email protected]
Done!
I'm not a complete idiot, some parts are still missing! :D
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King 4B-F: Bach 5G Megatone gold plated
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heinamj wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 5:44 pm
Kingfan wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 7:31 am I have a few from the mid-70s in my files. I can scan and send .pdf files to anybody who asks.
Thank you, I'd enjoy seeing King catalogs from the years my trombones were made if you have them...
1972
1975
1976
1978

Thanks!
Jeff
Done!
I'm not a complete idiot, some parts are still missing! :D
Greg Songer
Getzen 400; King 606, 3B-F: DE LT101/LTD/D3
King 4B-F: Bach 5G Megatone gold plated
King 7B: DE MB109/MB J/J8 King
Holton Collegiate euphonium, Bach 5
Jin Bao floor lamp
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This is what I have scanned into .pdf files, in case anybody else is interested.

Duo Gravis paper flyer dated 3-30-71
King trombone brochure 20M dated 6-15-71
King tuba/French horn/baritone/altonium/tuba/sousaphone brochure 23M. undated
King trombone brochure 25M dated 7-15-73
King instrument retail price list datted 12/30/74

Just let me know!
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King 4B-F: Bach 5G Megatone gold plated
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Kingfan wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 7:58 pm
Crazy4Tbone86 wrote: Fri Nov 25, 2022 3:57 pm

I played a King 4B (made in 1977) for many years. I would be very interested in seeing any catalogs that you have. Thanks!

[email protected]
Done!
Got them…..thanks!
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I’d like a copy of what you have: [email protected]

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Sent to you via e-mail, Briande. Cheers!
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I'd like a copy of those as well. (Once I get my third post approval, I can message you with my email)

In addition to those scans, I've seen someone on reverb selling some framed vintage King ads. They all look like they were cut out from old magazines - did king make any larger promotional items like posters etc in the late 60's / early 70's?

I don't care about having original (or framed) vintage ads, does anyone know what magazines would King have advertised in during that era? I could have those on my list of things to look out for, since stacks of vintage musty-smelling magazines are usually not very expensive - getting copies of the originals to scan in at high resolution it might be fun to make some large posters of them.
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King made posters and even banners during the 1960s and 1970s. These were mostly sent to music stores that were King dealers. If you know of an old music store you could ask if they have an old King poster buried away somewhere.

Ads? I've seen ads in The Instrumentalist (a magazine aimed at music teachers). I know that once the ITA Journal was started King would put full page adverts in the issues (and Benge later, when King brought out that line of trombones).
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ryebrye wrote: Thu Jan 19, 2023 7:09 am I'd like a copy of those as well. (Once I get my third post approval, I can message you with my email)
E-mail sent. Enjoy!
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Wrote you a DM with my mail. Would love to get a few of those! Thank you :)
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Here is my suggestion:
https://www.saxophone.org/museum/public ... acturer/56

King catalogs 1912-1976


https://www.saxophone.org/museum/public ... acturer/13
C.G.Conn catalogs 1875-1988
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