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Named for the legendary Louis Armstrong, the Satchmo trumpet is expected to fetch thousands of dollars at auction.

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This photo provided by Neal Auction Company shows a specially-made brass trumpet to benefit Satchmo Summerfest, an annual music festival that commemorates the life and legacy of Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, in New Orleans.


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The trumpet was made by Jason Harrelson, a trumpet-maker who has collectors all over the world.


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The trumpet is being auctioned Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012. It has a fleur-de-lis mouthpiece and the transcription of Louis Armstrong’s trumpet solo for the song “A Kiss to Build a Dream On.”


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It also has a tuning slide mounted with a New Orleans Water Meter cover.


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