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Conn SS1 for $499!

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If you are looking for a terrific lead horn, I’m selling a Conn SS1 “Doc Severinsen Personal Model” Bb trumpet in excellent playing condition. It has a big, bright, focused sound that can easily cut through a section. Conn described the SS1 this way: "Doc's personal preference. Exceptionally surefooted, with greater upper register resistance, and superbly centered throughout its range. At any dynamic level, the tone of the SS-1 holds together. And whether Doc wants a brilliant, driving sound for jazz or a lyric concert tone, the SS-1 produces."

The SS1 is the product of a collaboration that involved Doc Severinsen, Dave Monette, Conn and Dick Akright. The collaboration yielded the SS1 – Doc’s personal model – as well three other professional model horns (SS2-SS4), and an intermediate and a student model (100B and 1000B). There aren't a lot of the pro model horns around as the collaboration didn't last long.

This horn had some overhaul work done to it by Jim Becker (Osmun Music), and is in terrific playing condition. Jim reset the braces to improve the horn’s resonance, and replated the first valve (second and third were fine). The valves are now fast and smooth with excellent compression. The slides move smoothly. Just a few small dings and some minor wear to the silver plating.

You can find it for purchase on the Thompson Music web site in the Used Bb Trumpet section for just $499: https://thompsonmusic.com/product/conn-ss1-bb-trumpet-sn0228/.
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Category: Bb Trumpets
Item price: $499.00
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