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Vintage Besson Brevete Trumpet LP Made in England



 
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Krishna
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 6:40 am    Post subject: Vintage Besson Brevete Trumpet LP Made in England Reply with quote

Hi everybody,

I' m looking for any information about the meaning of LP engraved on vintage Besson trumpets made in England.
Mine seems to be a post war model according to serial # 234XXX.
Thank you for helping

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 7:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

LP means large bore "plus" as I recall

.470 bore??
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 9:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Low pitch, i.e., A=440
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 9:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ahhh makes sense. Push in!!!!
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 17, 2016 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

That's right, LP = opposite of HP (High pitch).
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