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Instrument Buy-Back Scheme

Purchasing a first instrument outright need not be an expensive risk. Our competitive discount prices combined with our buy-back policies offers good value for money and worry-free learning. All we ask is that your Instrument is in a working condition complete with case and supplied accessories.


Purchase Your Instrument outright either online or from our store (Does not include finance purchases).


Return your instrument in good condition and we will refund 90% of the purchase price less the original VAT paid.


Return your instrument in good condition and we will refund 50% of the purchase price less the original VAT paid.

  • Guaranteed return value within 0-24 months
  • Applies to all new instrument purchases
  • Most cost-efficient purchase with return option
  • Get started on a brand new instrument
  • No ongoing monthly payments
  • Buy outright at our discount price

Yamaha YAS-280 - Alto Saxophone Buyback Example

Below is a 6 month buyback example for a Yamaha 280 Alto Saxophone. You can use the calculator to add you own values.

Your original purchase price: £899.00
We deduct the original VAT paid £-149.83
We make a charge of 10% £-74.92
Total Amount Refunded £674.25
Total Cost for 6 Months use £224.75

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