This professional line Bach Stradivarius Model 72 silver trumpet is in very good condition. It has 97%+ of the original silver plating. Please note the lead pipe has been replaced with a lacquered lead pipe. The lead pipe has approximately 60% of its lacquered finish remaining. There are visible re-solder spots at the braces throughout the horn. There is some very light evidence of dent removal in the bell flair. Please see pictures for details. The serial number is “396152” making this a vintage 1990-1994 trumpet. The engraving is still nice and clean; it reads “Stradivarius Model 72 Vincent Bach Elkhart, Ind. U.S.A.” There is also a small “R” trademark sign next to “Vincent”. “ML” is engraved on the bottom of the second valve casing. This trumpet comes in a Bach case which is in good condition. No mouthpiece is included. This instrument has the trademark Bach overtones, warm round sound and excellent projection. The valves have incredible action. It is a very flexible horn from top to bottom. It has a beautiful sound in every register. This is a true players horn.
Instrument Condition: The overall physical condition of this used instrument is very good.
Playing Condition: This instrument is currently in excellent playing condition.
The Finish: It has approximately 97%+ of the silver 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: Very light general wear (minor if any surface imperfections).
Back Bell Bow Condition: Very light general wear (minor if any surface imperfections).
The Bell: No dents or evidence of bell edge damage.
Bell Diameter Approximately: 4 3/4 inches.
Bore Size: .459″
The Mouthpiece: No mouthpiece is included, or other accessories.
The Stand: If pictured, not included.
The Case: Good used condition (general wear with some edge wear and visible surface scratches).
Engraving: Stradivarius Model 72 Vincent Bach Elkhart, Ind. U.S.A. (on the bell) ML (on the bottom of the second valve casing) 43 (on the mouthpiece receiver).
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