Consignments

Why Consign with HH?

  • Reputation. We’ve been in the game for a long time.
  • Expertise. As a pro shop that specializes in brass instruments, we know the ins and outs of the equipment and the biz.
  • Repair & Warranty. Our in-house repair shop is nationally renowned and capable of any service necessary. They can get any instrument into like-new playing condition, address cosmetic issues, and also provide warranties and appraisals.
  • Selection. At any one time,  we have over 40 pre-owned brass instruments in playing condition, ready for trial and purchase.
  • Security. We provide secure transactions through PCI compliance and the latest encrypted technology. When you consign an instrument with us, you can be sure that it will be displayed securely online and in our shop.
  • Trust. Don’t take chances with eBay, Facebook, or Craigslist. Brass instrument sales are our specialty. When you make the decision to consign your instrument, let the pros handle it.
  • Control. Our consignment agreement gives the consignor absolute control over the outcome of the sale. Feel like changing the price? No problem. Agreement expired? Take back your instrument or begin another agreement. You’re the boss!

 

Our current consignment fee is 20% of the total final sale price.

Click Here to View our Consignment Agreement

 

Consigning in person:

  1. Schedule an appointment to bring the instrument in for an appraisal. We will quote you an estimated sale price for free.
  2. Fill out our consignment agreement. Please make sure to read it throughly and sign at the bottom. To speed up the process, print out the consignment agreement and fill in your personal information before your appointment.
  3. You will need to pay for an ultrasonic cleaning. We will contact you via phone or email for approval if further repairs are needed to get the instrument into salable condition.
  4. We will photograph your instrument, add it to our website, and display it in our showroom and at music shows.
  5. Approximately three weeks after the sale of your instrument we will mail you a check based on the actual sales price, minus the consignment fees.

Consigning online:

  1. Fill out this consignment appraisal form. We will quote you an estimated sale price for free.
  2. Fill out our consignment agreement. Please make sure to read it throughly and sign at the bottom.
  3. Ship the instrument to Houghton Horns, 121 Lorine St., Keller, TX 76248. Include the signed consignment agreement in the box.
  4. You will need to pay for an ultrasonic cleaning. We will contact you via phone or email for approval if further repairs are needed to get the instrument into salable condition.
  5. We will photograph your instrument, add it to our website, and display it in our showroom and at music shows.
  6. Approximately three weeks after the sale of your instrument we will mail you a check based on the actual sales price, minus the consignment fees.