Conn vintage one trumpet dating
I have never seen this horn listed in any of the old Conn catalogs either.
If anyone has any information I'd love to hear about it.
Easy response, a nice full sound, and an easy upper register are all desireable characteristics.
When I was given this horn to try at his shop some 10 years ago by my dear late friend Tom Lytle (a former Conn employee and master repairman RIP) I was playing a light-weight Bach.
I don't believe that there was a .464" bore." Anything Robb tells me I take as fact, he is the man, along with Niles Elderedge who has compiled the best Besson dating chart I know of.
The Benge MLP, long a favorite of lead players, is a direct copy of these old Besson "Brevettes." A truly sensational trumpet to play.
This is a .458 bore finished in satin and burnished gold.
Heavily gold plated, totally hand burnished, beautifully engraved, and a player to boot ! I obtained it in nearly mint condition with all the Conn accessories and case; rotary tuning slide to A, cornet shank, cleaning rod, mouthpiece, and lyre all gold plated.
Three divisions of the celts of the Iberian Peninsula were assumed to have existed: the celtiberians in the mountains near the center of the peninsula, the celtici in the southwest, and the celts in the northwest.In that same year a brand new Model T Ford Touring Model (the bottom of the line) had a "from- the- factory" price of 0, I find this fact somewhat remarkable.made great horns and this Super Recording is one of my all time favorite playing horns regardless of make or vintage.One was the Leisch boys (Oscar, predominantly)--- who brought in what would have been a normal "Grands Prix" trumpet (i.e.