$1000. Easy to play and a satisfying sound. The bell flare is one of a handful of 8" red brass 8H bells made specifically for orchestral principal players. The bell is raw brass, I stripped it myself when I started college at USC, as all the cool kids had raw brass bells. $15,000 with protec bag. 19” bell flare, .748” bore with .827” 5th valve bore. Originally owned by John Cerminaro, this 8D was purchased by one of his students. $340 SOLD0. In good condition with a gorgeous bell. The Atkinson AG2000 is made in Burbank California and is Mark Atkinson's take on the famous Carl Geyer design used by pretty much every professional hornist around these days. $4400 with reunion blues style gig bag. In great shape, no dents or corrosion. It has a large bell flare with a wide kranz and a larger bore slide, taking a medium shank mouthpiece. Facebook See price. The top tube was destroyed and has been replaced with a .547" Yamaha YBL-605 German bass trombone tube (along with the German Bass lead pipe) Originally, no lead pipe would be there, but the addition of one helps stabilize the playability of the horn and doesn't change the sound. Penzel was the apprentice of Sattler, who is credited with creating the large bore trombone, and this instrument is made in the same style as those original models. Wow! Hirsbrunner instruments are the finest tubas and euphoniums you can buy. An ideal instrument for a young professional looking for a classic workhorse that won't break the bank. Yes, this is it and ain't she a beauty. The gold brass bell was a special order, so you don't see them often from this vintage. It also has a press fit leadpipe but having tried it with both of the Brass Ark MV50 and BH62 pipes, I'd highly recommend our pipe and will include one of your choice with purchase. SOLD. Slide tubes are perfect both inside and outside with no wear or dents. Interestingly, this particular Conn has brass stock on the slide grip, a unique feature that was probably special ordered. SOLD, Here's a nice British made Besson Euphonium, 3+1 non compensating large bore in silver. $1850 including case. The classical bell flare is based on the instrument from Johann Georg Eschenbach (c.1740). The bell has the deco engraving, tuning slide has the nickel guard and the slide has both bronze outer tubes and thick slide braces. The gold plating inside the bell is totally intact and gorgeous. SOLD. In very good shape with case. A hard case is included. Save some money $3850, Beautiful like new Kanstul 1662 bass trombone. This is one of the easiest .500" jazzers I've tried, everything slots where it should, it exudes confidences and encourages you to play. The gold brass bell model 36's tend to have a warmer sound in the soft dynamics and a biting sound in the louds. Very thin and responsive bell flare, good slide action. Another rare bird! I dig it. Some minor contact wear in a few spots but overall very clean. $4500 with case. $1000 without case, Near mint condition Shires "Chicago" Model tenor trombone. It has a 10.5" bell flare and dependent valves in Bb/F/D. Has a smaller than small shank mouthpiece receiver. 8" yellow bell, .525" slide. This horn is in very good condition. The model 9 has a medium bore (.525") and a large bell flare. Here is a Kanstul 1670CR "George Roberts" Model bass trombone. REDUCED, This trombone was designed for young players that cannot yet reach the outer positions. It barks in the low dynamics, which will cut in a big band. Single valve professional bass trombone made by Conn in Elkhart Indiana. Nearly new condition Conn 34H alto trombone, pitched in Eb. Comes with original mouthpiece. $850, Professional 3 rotary valve Bb bass trumpet made by Josef Lidl in the Czech Republic. The slide is a B6278YC, dual bore with yellow brass end crook. It mates up to any Shires bass trombone. Its spent its whole life with a professional player. The Conn 88HCL features a special rotary valve designed by famous trombonist Christian Linberg. $1050 with case, Here is something you don't see often. The bell is in fabulous shape and I know it is from 1969 because I sold the matching slide for the same client a few years ago. REDUCED $2100 without case. This one has been recently tuned up and prepped for sale and is a great playing instrument, especially for the budding bass trombonist or established veteran. Overall in great shape with some dents removed from the bottom bow and the bell flare (leaving a few battle scars). The holy grail of orchestral trombones. The model 6 was the most popular trombone built by Bach in the 1930s and 40s and was played by many of the top jazz players of the time. SOLD. Special bell mounting system that suspends the bell without any solder points. They have been made by the Hirsbrunner family for the past century. This one is in good condition. Being slide tuning, the bell is lightly braced and creates an aesthetically pleasing trombone. I'd heard a rumor that a fourth Conn BBb contra was built in the 1920s for use in a touring big band. Subsequently, it has developed an amazing patina that I think is super cool. The slide is Conn width with gold brass outer tubes. This one is in very good condition. Here is an early 1960s King 2B silversonic in time capsule condition. All parts are original and matching.There is a patch on the slide crook, although not sure if thats because of a crack or previous repair or as reinforcement on a weak spot in the metal. This is it! The horn has a classic warm sound, typical for Conn bass trombones. This alto was designed starting with the original Glassl alto trombone, but making it improved with a 7th position, better partial slotting and intonation. This trumpet has been played, but not worn out. $1900 SOLD, I get special instruments at the shop from time to time, this is certainly one of them. Slide action is very good. If you have information, I'd love to hear about it. This one is an even more rare model with an F attachment. Sold as is with a case. Professional compensating 3+1 large bore euphonium made by Kanstul in Anaheim, California. This is technically an intermediate instrument, but is quite a good player. In very good used condition with a few contact spots of wear. Anyway, enjoy the pics of this rare holton jazz horn. These particular thayer valves are regarded as some of the best orchestral valves ever made. It is in fantastic condition for nearing 100 years old. $450 SOLD, Vintage French flugel horns are the best, if the valves aren't trashed. Also looks like the Elkhart Conn with the rose brass bell. $4500 with case. This is a newer Gen II model slide (Part SL6262) with interchangeable leadpipes, comes with 2. Gorgeous sound and a very open and balanced response. $800. It is similar to the horns being currently offered by John Duda. An amazing trombone. Sold with case $2000 REDUCED, A work of playable art, the Thein trombones are some of the most beautiful trombones in the world. I've had it sonic cleaned and tuned up and it plays better than it looks, and looks pretty darn good. Lacquer is in good shape, valve and slide action is very good. A phenomenal contrabass trombone with some pedigree. I don't see the LT16MG combination often, and frankly I'm not sure why. Comes with a King hardcase. It's the same model that is used by Bill Watrous. This is an excellent choice if you're looking for a CC tuba from one of the prestige brands of tubas but are on a budget. SOLD, Top of the line professional bass trombone made by SE Shires in Massachusetts. The sound is really good quality, a velvet tone that isn't too edgy but has a clearly defined front to the note. The model 184 was the tuba of choice in the LA studios for many years, made famous by Tommy Johnson and Roger Bobo among many others. Comes with a stock 4G mouthpiece and the original case. The roman numerals differentiate the seven variations of model 6 trombones made by Vincent Bach. Recently overhauled and relacquered, only a few small dents remain. Look at how cool it looks, everyone will want to talk to you when you pull this thing out of the case! It has a big bell and a big sound. This is a large 5/4CC tuba made by B&S in Germany. There have been some internet reviews of this instrument as being too flat to play. Its gorgeous… I have to stop myself from keeping this one for my own! It is in excellent like new condition with the original case. Save some money on this practically new trombone. You can see on countless videos of the band on youtube… this trombone! I find that the wrap usually doesn't make much of a difference in the blow of a horn. The slide has been cleaned and tuned up but has some lacquer wear. Ever single one of these early 6s I've had come through the shop, or played, have all had a personality of their own. The whole horn is unlacquered. This particular instrument was acquired from George about 30 years ago by a close friend and was restored and relacquered by Larry Minick at this time. A bit lighter weight bell than most, very good player in good shape. This one is a solid player and I think it plays very well. There are some cosmetic scratches in the bell from some dents that have been removed. $1200 without case. I love that they have a warm vibrancy with that old school compact articulation, a characteristic that is really prominent with these older Bach basses. It is perfectly assembled with no stress or pressure on any joints. I'm not sure the open wrap version 88HO is necessary. Includes case and priced at $775 On Trial, Nice playing vintage single valve bass trombone, model 72H, from Conn. Made in Elkhart in the late 1960s, the horn is a good player. Very responsive bell, open blow, open valve register and brilliant core and clarity. This is one of those instruments. The inner slide tubes are nickel plated and getting quite thin on the plate, the stocking are also soldered on... slide action is decent but not like a modern slide. $1600 with case and W6 lead pipe. What can I say, it's a stunning instrument to hold in your hands and play. $500 without case. The copper bell is a seamless bell. The bell is a silver-plated 9" flare, unstamped by the maker, lightweight. Has a full length slide to accommodate either tuning setup. The bell on this trombone is fantastic. It is incredible to play this sackbut at a soft volume, the sound is so interesting! Conn 88H trombone ultimately begins in 1875 with the vision and determination of one man: Colonel C.G. Slide action is great. The entire instrument is made from rolled seamed tubing. The slide has also been modified with what looks like custom nickel outer slide tubes. SOLD, This is a top tier boutique bass trombone made by Michael Rath in England. It has an extra wide slide and would be a nice choice for the bass trombonist with a wider neck that is looking for a thayer horn. Single valve bass trombone from the late 1950s, it has a 900,000 serial number. The 32H AKA the Burkle Model, was designed by the guy in charge: Jake Burkle to be his masterpiece. The TR180 was one of the first professional bass trombones with 2 valves on it. This is a professional grade bugle in G/D. $2800 without case. This one plays well, an excellent starter sackbut. The valve section is a standard Shires rotary with open wrap. The bell section is a new old stock 60H… yes a brand new 60H bell. Friction fit bell connector, old school inner slide tubes. George had two 70Hs, this one and another that had the opera wheel tuning slide mechanism removed. I personally own a 90G and I love using it in brass quintet or similar chamber settings when I want the clarity of valves but the sound of a trombone. The sound is great, warm in the softs and punchy in the louds. If you're looking for a commercial trombone that has a big sound, this is the one. Custom made Edwards bass trombone with a 1970s Corporation Bach 50 bell flare. Sold without case, a beautiful instrument SOLD, Schilke piccolo trumpet in excellent condition, 24K gold-plated from the factory. This horn is in excellent condition with some darkening of the original lacquer. It also featured rounded tuning slide and slide crook, along with the patented curved grip and spit valve. What sets the 90G apart from all other valve trombones is the fact that this is an Elkhart Conn 8H bell section mated to a valve section, thus making it a very playable and great sounding valve trombone. $800 with case. They are especially fun for guys used to blowing big bore horns looking for a small trombone. The bell by the way is an 850N with a French bead rim. $4400 repaired, cleaned and ready to play. A very good playing instrument and recently used in one of the major US symphony orchestras. The horn feels very familiar, like an old friend, and within a few minutes I was getting a gorgeous warm and colorful timbre with some serious core and density. It does not affect bell to slide relationship. It is in fantastic condition and includes the original case. It features a .500" bore lightweight nickel silver slide, 7.5" one piece yellow brass bell. They can be some of the most fun single valve bass trombones around. They are versatile jazz trombones and offer a size that King wasn't making for a long time. I know my Conn trombones, and this one is special. $1450 SALE PENDING, This is a well used and loved King 2B Jiggs that was built and used by Alan Kaplan. In near new condition. These Besson horns are somewhat of the industry standard and this one is a good player. This is a rare Mt Vernon model… I've never seen another, and it plays AMAZING. Tuning in the slide with opera wheel tuning system, beautiful yellow brass with flat wrap F attachment. I've not seen another one like this before. Sale Pending, Email to get on the wait list. Price is $3600 for this unique bass trombone. This particular trombone has one of the more rare engravings, the one of Earl's dog! This one was made in the late 1970s and is a fine player. Perfect for those crazy polka or dixieland gigs. The model 6vii was the most popular variation of the model 6. Here's a no frills, vintage Bach 36B. $2400, Here's a great playing bass trombone from Edwards Custom Trombones, made in Wisconsin. Intonation is spot on and predictable. Alas, the 34 never really caught on and only a handful of them were made. Plays very well and on the more commercial side. REDUCED $4400 without case. Slide is missing the slide lock. $850 sold, Nice used leather gig bag for bass trombone, black and green two tone leather. Includes Shires case, 2 additional leadpipes (3 total) and Shires 5G mouthpiece. This model has a .500" bore slide and a 7.5" bell. Price is $1900 SOLD. I love the sound this instrument gets. This is Bach's version of the King 3B. It has that classic Germanic timbre with nice clarity and sparkle. The instrument also includes a single valve F tuning slide. Interestingly enough, this Bach has a two piece bell flare made in the style of the pre WWII Conn trombones. $1500 with case. or maybe it sounds better too! $650 with case, Nothing says style like a 1920's Conn TIS (tuning in the slide) trombone. The inner slide is raw brass and as a result the slide is scratchy and action is not like a modern instrument (but for a 1595 replica, the slide works darn well). It is totally unique and there is not another like it in the world. In great shape, some minor cosmetic lacquer wear. This instrument is an older model and has been well used. It has a gorgeous bell that has never had any repairs done to it. Valves in Bb/F/G/Eb $2750 with case. One of my favorite vintages with the two tone grip trim. $600 with case, Here's a rare opportunity, own a piece of handcrafted artwork by famous poet/trombonist/artist/penmaker DJ Kennedy of Chester Hills, IL. Fourth, I just love the patina on this horn. $2200 with SKB hard case. Top of the line professional trombone made by Courtois in Paris, France. and the blow and response is even and balanced. Price is $1800 without case. This one features a thin gold brass bell, 8" diameter. This one was made by Bob Williams, Earl's son. Includes a nice Cronkhite black leather cut bell case. $4000. They are quite hard to find, as many were not made. This one plays as well and has a F attachment as well as an additional straight tuning slide. The lightweight refers to the thickness of the brass used in the bell, the lighter material usually lets the instrument respond faster and sound more brilliant when played loudly. These early Bach trombones also had nickel silver neck pipes and no slide lock. The slide has a full 7 positions with the use of the handle. These early Bach dual bores are rare, as the model 6 was the most popular jazz trombone in the Bach catalog at the time. $2000 Sold, An orchestral classic. A really gorgeous vintage Conn that plays amazingly well. I'm certainly not saying F attachments aren't a valuable tool… but we don't need them all the time. The original parts have had dents removed as needed and the full instrument was freshly lacquered. $4300 without case, Beautiful lightly used Edwards T-350E .547" tenor trombone. $2950, The 1688CR is based on Conn 88H tapers but features a fully conical back bow and tuning in the slide. Pictured with gold brass bell, nickel slide with gold crook, friction fit tenon. The solid silver bell not only looks sharp but gives a broad and powerful tone that won't break up in loud dynamics. It is silver plated finish and all stock. They might not be the best for orchestra work… but they are killer horns in a big band. This model features .500" bore slides with a nickel silver bell and neckpipe. The bell had some minor damage that was rolled out. It can take a lot of energy and doesn't break up. It has a dual bore .547"/.562" slide, 10.25" bell flare, made from gold brass. Gold brass bell flare and nickel silver slide. Designed with Ed Kleinhammer from the Chicago Symphony, this instrument features a removable "plug in" 2nd valve in Eb/E. I believe it means that this horn was a special order, or perhaps a prototype design handmade by the expert trombone builder at Conn just before WWII. It features a similar bell taper and tuning in the slide design. Very fine playing instrument and comes with a nice protec case. I will part it out. One thing I love about this trombone is the makers stamp, it is an early Mt Vernon so the signature still looks like the New York factory stamp, I love that. Has a nice focused compact tone with rich color and overtones. Sold in current condition for $1800, we can put new outer tubes on if desired. SOLD $1000, Well… what can I say. If you're looking for an authentic original German Romantic Posaune… here it is. Plays and sounds AMAZING! 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