Besson Brevete S.G.D.G. Paris Grands Prix Silver Trumpet Serial #94482

$2,000.00

Beautiful overtones and just sings!

1 in stock

Description

This Besson Brevete S.G.D.G Paris Grands Prix silver trumpet is in very good condition with 50-55%+ of its silver finish remaining and light player wear. It has a small handful of dents that move down the throat of the bell along the side and on the bottom of the bell.  There is a very minor wave to the bell rim.  The third valve tuning slide tip does pull out making the tuning slide a two-piece tuning slide.  There is some visible solder on the inside of the crook of the first valve tuning slide.  There are multiple visible re-solder points. Please see pictures for details. The serial number is 94482 making it a 1966-1972 vintage horn. The engraving is nice and clean on the bell and it reads “Systeme Prototype FB F. Besson Brevete S.G.D.G. 96. Rue D’angouleme Paris 66 Hautes Recompenses 6 Grands Prix Hors Concours Membre Du Jury”. “Made in France” is engraved on the bottom of the bell throat. “F. Besson BTe S.G.D.G.” is engraved on the second valve casing above the serial number. This horn comes in a good used condition replacement case. No mouthpiece is included.  This is a wonderful horn to play on.  It is super lightweight in your hands and the valves are nice and quick.  The trumpet sings beautifully over the top register and has nice flexibility.  It has beautiful overtones and plays very nicely in tune.

Additional Information:

Instrument Condition: The overall physical condition of this used instrument is good to very good.
Playing Condition: This instrument is currently in excellent playing condition.
The Finish: It has approximately 50- 55% 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: 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: Minor dents and dings and minor bell edge damage.
Bell Diameter Approximately: 4 5/8 inches.
Bore Size: .459″
The Mouthpiece: No mouthpiece is included, or other accessories.
The Stand: If pictured, not included.
The Case: Good used condition replacement case (general wear with some edge wear and visible surface scratches).
Engraving:  Systeme Prototype FB F. Besson Brevete S.G.D.G. 96. Rue D’angouleme Paris 66 Hautes Recompenses 6 Grands Prix Hors Concours Membre Du Jury (on the bell) F. Besson BTe S.G.D.G. (with star in an oval above the serial number on the second valve casing) Made in France (on the bottom of the bell throat).

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Additional information

Weight 20 lbs
Dimensions 22 × 17 × 11 in