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1969 Bach Stradivarius Lightweight 37 Bb trumpet

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Bach Stradivarius LT18037* B flat trumpet - 1969 model

This is a Bach Strad that was made in 1969. It has all the features of the legendary early Elkhart Bachs – A side seam one piece Corporation bell; matching serial numbers stamped on the valve spring barrels, and two-piece valve casings. It has a Lightweight body (which is why the upper part of the valve casing is brass) and a Lightweight bell (as denoted by the STAR on the bell).

There was red rot in the leadpipe so it was sent to Charlie Melk install a new EB-521 leadpipe which is "Designed to be a replacement for Elkhart Bach Trumpets with better response and intonation. Relieves that tightness found on standard Bach 25 pipes. Excellent upper register."

The lacquer is in very good original condition, with the only real flaw being the difference between the original lacquer and the leadpipe. There is no evidence of any dent or repair work, other than the new leadpipe. It is quite rare to have a Lightweight bell of this vintage that does not show evidence of dent work.

The valve compression and action are excellent. All slides are smooth.

Comes with the original case which is in very good condition. Handle is in good shape as well as the springs on the latches.
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Category: Bb Trumpets
Item price: $2,300.00
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