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Del Quadro (DQ) Custom Trumpet with Copper Bell ( no case or mouthpiece)

Placed: Apr. 5 '21: 9:54 am   Views: 377 
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REDUCED: A very nice Del Quadro Custom Trumpet here with a large 5 3/4 “ Copper bell. Del Quadro used the body of an Olds Ambassador on his earlier models ( this is stamped #11). This has a .460 bore. Due to the large Bell this will not fit in many standard trumpet cases. New Del Quadro horns are in the $3.5K range.

The horn is easy to play and it rewards one with a gorgeous tone. With a trumpet-flugel mouthpiece the tone is creamier than many flugels, and the bell is larger than some as well. Projection and range is great.

The valve action is good, compression is good. There is a bit of brown discoloration on both 1st and 2nd valves but it does not impact playability at all. It may be a bit stained but valves are still fast - noted in pictures and can see valve action in video. There is one tiny tiny ping in the bell ( possibly from a mute). Note this works well with every mute that I have. The Copper Bell enters the 1st valve casing at a bit of an angle. There is a bit of patina developing on both copper bell and trumpet body.

This trumpet was purchased from Jonathan Milam last summer, see YouTube video link for his review of the horn.

Unfortunately due to newly developed metal allergies I am having to sell all but my silver plate horns - not sure if its the raw brass or copper that is upsetting my allergies, but I continue to have issues.

This is also listed on reverb - with same title - pictures would be easier to view from there.

This item will ship from Canada - to USD or within Canada shipping will be $100 USD. For any other country please inquire. Payment would be via PayPal. Pricing is noted in US dollars.
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Category: Bb Trumpets
Item price: $1,700.00
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