Sell or consign your instrument to The Brass Exchange
So you have decided that you don't want the horn anymore, what next? Craigslist? Ebay? Auction Sites? One of the problems with trying to sell a pre-owned horn today is that there is a lot of chaos in the market. Auction websites can be good for people that do it all the time, but, for others it can be very time consuming, not to mention all of the little fees that add up quickly. At The Brass Exchange, we strive to simplify the process and make it easy, so that you receive a fair price for your instrument. We offer you two options to work directly with us. If you prefer listing the instrument on your own, please visit our Trading Post section.Trading Post section.
Option #1: Sell your horn to The Brass Exchange
If you don't want the hassle of listing online and dealing with people that you don't know, The Brass exchange will make an offer to buy your instrument and provide a smooth, worry-free transaction. We will even help you with shipping. The best part is that you will get paid quickly. To get started, please fill out the Exchange-Brass form, or give us a call. Note: Every request for a direct sale to The Brass Exchange will be reviewed on an individual basis, and that we cannot promise to make an offer on every request. However, we are still happy to speak with you about your situation and make a recommendation that will assist you in making the best decision.
Option #2: Sell on consignment with The Brass Exchange
Send it to The Brass Exchange in St. Louis, MO. We will sell it for you. One of the biggest problems that people are faced with when trying to buy or sell an instrument on their own is shipping and payment. What if you or the buyer is unhappy or you don't get your money? You won't have to worry about the financial transaction with us. We are professionals and take it seriously. We make it easy for people to buy from us because we take trades, and have multiple payment options for buyers. If your insrument is in need of repair don't worry. We can help with repairs prior to listing your instrument. To get started, please fill out the Exchange-Brass form, or give us a call. We will even help you with shipping. Our Consignment Fee is 12.5%. There are no hidden fees.
We know that you like shopping for used instruments. We do too! It's fun, but it's also a business. We understand how frustrating it can be, when using message boards, forums and email, especially when dealing with out of state buyers. The communication level isn't always straight forward and fast. It is different at The Brass Exchange. We have a reputation as being honest and fair. If something isn't right, we will do our best make it right.
We advertise on the internet and have a strong presence. Our customer base is growing rapidly, which means that your horn will be more likely to be seen by prospective buyers, and that you will have a better chance of selling it quickly.
We will photograph the horn and list it for you on our website. We will provide a comprehensive description and review of the horn, highlighting it's features and attributes. We will speak with buyers on the telephone about your instrument and do our best to represent it honestly.
If you decide that you want your horn back, simply notify us and it will be shipped back to you, and we will cancel the consignment agreement.