This is a Bach Stradivarius Model 304 Two Tone Eb Trumpet in excellent condition with 85-90% of the original lacquer and silver accents. It has just come back from the shop where it was cleaned, adjusted and plays wonderfully. This trumpet also has the third tuning slide adjustment rod and stop. There is a small dent at the crook of the third valve tuning slide. On the underside of the bell throat at the third valve there is a small dent. The serial number is 115660 making it a 1975-1976 vintage horn. The engraving is nice and clean; it reads: “Stradivarius Model 304 Vincent Bach Corporation. Elkhart, Ind. U.S.A.” This horn comes in the original case which is also in excellent condition. There is a space in the case for a D tuning slide and it is not included. No mouthpiece is included. This instrument has the trademark Bach overtones warm rounded sound and excellent projection.
Instrument Condition: The overall physical condition of this used instrument is excellent.
Playing Condition: This instrument is currently in excellent playing condition.
It has approximately 98%+ of the silver accent finish.
It has approximately 85-90% of the lacquered finish.
Player Wear: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings).
Valve Condition: All the valves are in good working condition and all of the tuning slides are loose.
Lead Pipe Condition: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings).
Back Bell Bow Condition: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings).
The Bell: Almost no dents or evidence of bell edge damage.
Bell Dent Removal/Repair: (please remove if none) Medium evidence.
Bell Diameter Approximately: 4 1/2 inches.
The Mouthpiece: No mouthpiece is included, or other accessories.
The Stand: If pictured, not included.
The Case: Good used condition likely original case (general wear with some edge wear and visible surface scratches).
Engraving: Stradivarius Model 304 Vincent Bach Corporation. Elkhart, Ind. U.S.A. (on the bell)