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This trombone, case, and accessories used by Willard D. Stephenson of Minneapolis, Minnesota, from 1964-1997, while playing with the Jules Herman Orchestra and the Minnesota Vikings band at the Prom Ballroom. It was purchased in Marshall, Minnesota, in 1964.
For more information or to purchase a photograph of this item, view this trombone in our collections database.