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Am gonna guess it's here:

http://www.kingwinds.com/content/serialno.php

Clevelands had different serial #'s than other King/HN White horns, as we know. So this is the usual way to date a Cleveland model.

http://www.hnwhite.com/Serial Numbers.htm

But yours is more interesting.... because the model changed from the "Cleveland" (made in Cleveland by Cleveland Band Instr. Co.) ...to "Cleveland" (made in Cleveland by HN White/King) - as King bought out the Cleveland Band Instr. Co - to the "Cleveland" (made in Eastlake by HN White/King) to the "Cleveland 615" (made in Eastlake by King/HN White) to just the moniker "615", made by King.

So it appears when they finally dropped the "Cleveland" tag for good, they ditched the old serial # sequence as well...which sorta makes sense.

How do you like it ? I have sold many a "Cleveland 615" but have never actually picked up a "615"....
 

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BTW...general advice: don't list the entire # online anywhere. You can write it as "880,XXX". Just an internet standard practice (you may wanna edit your original post and do that).

Just some more info on the Evolution of the model:

http://forum.saxontheweb.net/showthread.php?131276-Info-on-quot-Cleveland-quot-brand

http://forum.saxontheweb.net/showthread.php?133474-King-615-1992-ish-(not-cleveland)

(The latter thread illustrates the typical mistake (and subsequent confusion ensuing) made by some members - ascribing the regular King/HN White Serial sequence to most Cleveland model horns. You could only do that, apparently, after 1970. Before '70, you had to reference it to the Cleveland sequence, as I linked to above. A moot point in your particular case, though).
 

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Thank you! It looks like it was made 1981-82. Its plays fairly well. I have no complains on it. Just wanted to get alittle history on it
 
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