C.G. Conn 6H Victor Trombone Serial #GD770048
This C.G. Conn 6H Victor Pro Line Trombone is in very good condition with 75-80% of the original lacquer and medium speckle wear across the horn. The serial number is on the slide and reads 6H GD770048. It has just come back from the shop where it was completely overhauled and you can feel a where a few small dents were taken out of the bow. The slide is smooth all the way down with no wear on the inside.
The engraving on the bell is nice and clear and it is on the side of the bell as opposed to the top. It reads “C.G. CONN LTD Victor USA”. You’ll notice that this horn has the signature Vintage “CONN” Counterweight with the word “CONN” on both sides. It comes in the original Conn case which is starting to wear a little. No mouthpiece is included.
This trombone has that classic Conn sound with great overtones. It plays easily up and down its registers with good intonation. It is well balanced in the hand and has a very smooth slide.
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 75-80% of the original lacquered finish.
Player Wear: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings).
Tuning Slide Condition: The tuning slide is loose.
Slide Condition: Light general wear (smooth and functions properly with some possible small surface scratches on the outside slide sleeves).
Lead Pipe Condition: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings).
Tuning Slide Bow Condition: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings). There is some evidence of dent removal on the tuning slide bow. You can see very light evidence of re-soldering at the tuning slide bow where it was taken apart for dent removal and re-connected.
Slide Tip (Crook) Bow Condition: Light general wear (possible surface scratches and/or minor dents/dings).
The Bell: Almost no dents and no evidence of bell edge damage. The bell edge has a very slight wave.
Bell Dent Removal/Repair: Light evidence.
Bell Diameter Approximately: 8 inches.
Bore Size: .500″
The Mouthpiece: No Mouthpiece is included, or other accessories.
The Case: Good used condition (General wear with some edge wear and visible surface scratches). It is the original Conn case that is starting to wear a little. There is some tape along the edge of the top lid.
Engraving: CG Conn LTD Victor USA (on the bell) 6H (in front of the serial number) Conn (on the counterweight).