Smith-Watkins is a company that is proudly founded on groundbreaking and cutting-edge academic research and expert handmade craftsmanship that is uniquely versatile of each musician, which, in turn, personalizing the experience. Smith-Watkins instruments have been at the forefront of British instrument industry since 1985, offering a wide array of state-of-the-art fanfare trumpets, trumpets, cornets, flugelhorns, tenor horns, and instrument cases and accessories. In addition, it also offers a special range of 15 interchangeable leadpipes by having the customer's instrument converted by company-authorized repairers. Founded by Richard Smith and Derek Watkins, the two have combined their expertise to develop what is known today as the industry-standard handmade instruments. Smith-Watkins collaborated with JP Musical Instruments in 2008, featuring an exclusively designed Smith-Watkins Leadpipe. The company has been contractors to the Ministry of Defence since 2005, designing, manufacturing, and supplying specialist brass instruments to most of the British military bands, played in various important public events, such as the beginning and end of the Grand National (Britain's most famous horse race), the Royal Wedding in 2011, the ceremonies to mark the Jubilee in 2012, and the opening of the London 2012 Olympics.
John Packer Smith-Watkins Standard Cornet - Multiple Finishes
The JP171SW is a high specification Bb student cornet designed and manufactured in collaboration with...$550.00–$599.00
John Packer Smith-Watkins Intermediate Trumpet - Multiple FinishesThe John Packer Musical Instrument range was born from John Packer's passion for providing affordable and high...$966.00–$1,101.00
John Packer Smith-Watkins Deluxe Cornet - Multiple FinishesThe John Packer Musical Instrument range was born from John Packer's passion for providing affordable and high...$848.00–$920.00
John Packer Smith-Watkins Professional Cornet - Solid Silver Leadpipe - Multiple FinishesJP371SW Large bore Bb cornet featuring a one piece bell / 1st and 3rd triggers and leadpipe designed by Dr Richard...$1,963.00