Trumpet Herald - the trumpet player's home on the web
 Welcome, guest. Log in or register     

1968 Olds Studio Bb trumpet

Placed: Feb. 9 '20: 9:35 am   Views: 521 
Share this item
Share this on Facebook Tweet this
Item photos - click to enlarge
This is an Olds Studio in very good original condition. The Studio model was introduced in the late 1940's and went through several design changes over the years. It was in the "middle" of the Olds line-up, but was always considered a professional level instrument and this one is no exception. In the late 60's, this model was redesigned to be nickel plated (over brass) and features a first slide trigger. It has distinctive octagonal finger buttons (they are 8 sided, even though the Olds catalog refers to them as hexagonal) and 12 sided top and bottom caps. It shares the same very reliable nickel plated valve pistons of all the Olds horns and this one still has metal spring barrels and brass valve guides (which gave way to plastic in later models). Nickel plated horns have a lacquer finish and typically Olds nickel plated horns of this era (similar to Conn Connstellations) have very worn lacquer. The lacquer finish on nickel plated horns did not typically well wear over time. This particular trumpet is a rare exception with almost no wear to the lacquer. The nickel plating is darker than silver plating and gives this horn a very distinctive appearance.

Does not come with a case or mouthpiece, but we can provide a generic case or gig bag if requested for no additional charge.

FEATURES:
Epoxy baked lacquer over Nickel plated brass
Nickel plated valves
First slide trigger
3rd Valve slide stop rod
Bore: .460" Medium-Large Bore
Unique multi-faceted finger buttons, top and bottom caps
Matching serial numbers on all valve pistons
New springs, felts and corks
Single Pin Brass Valve Guides
Traditional water keys.
More information on this item..
centexbrass.com
Category: Bb Trumpets
Item price: $700.00
User information
Username: dr-pepp[view all ads from dr-pepp]
View registry entry for dr-peppView forum posts by dr-pepp
Member of TH since: Monday, May 17, 2004: 8:00 pm
Last visit: Sunday, May 24, 2020: 9:12 am
Email this advertiser
Your name:
Your email address:
Your message to the advertiser, include phone if desired:
Anti-fraud notice: you can and should check the links above to this user's forum posts, registry entry, and site join date to aid you in judging the credibility of this offer.



Notice: scammers have been known to frequent this site at times. TrumpetHerald.com recommends the use of an escrow service such as escrow.com for safe internet transactions.
Please read this notice.