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John Packer JP171SW Bb Cornet Lacquer (EX DEMO A)

Code: E401816

The JP171SW provides intermediate students an affordable instrument that features many components normally reserved for more expensive models. A Smith-Watkins design leadpipe provides unparalleled performance at a student price.

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Our price £320.71 exc. VAT

RRP: £470.71

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Ex Demo items have been on display in our store or at an exhibition, and as a result may have minor cosmetic imperfections which do not affect the sound or playability of the instrument. Ex Demo B instruments will have had more use or maybe suffered minor damage during shipping, which has been subsequently been fixed. Any imperfections will be cosmetic and will have no detriment to the sound or playability of the instrument. All Ex demo instruments will be covered by our standard warranty however we reserve to the right to exclude any claims resulting from the ex-demo sale condition/imperfection/defect.​

Suitable for

Compared to our entry level JP071 model, the JP171SW is a higher specification student cornet featuring some professional components. This model is ideal for supporting beginners and developing players to quickly progress and should easily enable players to reach the middle grades. 

Our guide to buying your first cornet will help you know what to look for and expalins the many features found on a cornet.

Unique benefits

The JP171SW was designed in collaboration with professional brass manufacturers Smith-Watkins and features unique Smith-Watkins components:


  • Exclusive design rose brass leadpipe
  • Coupled with a rose brass bell
  • Excellent articulation and plays with a rich, warm tone
  • High tolerance monel valves help to deliver a quick and responsive action 


All JP Instruments are covered by a comprehensive 2 year warranty against manufacturing defects. Please note this does not cover aesthetic or finish faults. For full terms & conditions visit the JP Musical Instruments website.

Supplied with

The JP171SW is supplied with a sturdy case with backpack and shoulder straps, and an outer pocket perfect for sheet music, a John Packer 4B Cornet Mouthpiece, Ultra Pure valve oil and a maintenance guide with advice to help keep your instrument in perfect order.


  • Model: JP171SW
  • ​Key: Bb
  • Bell Size: 123mm (4.84")
  • Bore: Medium-Large 11.68mm (0.460")
  • Waterkeys: 2 (Lever)
  • Body: Yellow Brass
  • Finish: Lacquer (JP171SW)
  • Lyre Box: Yes
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