The Conn Trombone Page. This page contains information relevant to Conn Trombones. These are the Conn model numbers ending with the letters "G" (valve trombones) and "H" (slide trombones). Index of pages Full Valve Trombone Model Number List This is the full valve trombone model number list. New models after 1970 are not included.
Nov 27, 2002 · 04/05 - New! - Discontinued Boosey & Hawkes/Besson trombones section updated with information from Stewart Stunell. 02/04 Yamaha, Kanstul and Jupiter info on the current models list has been updated. 4/03 List of known or suspected Stencil-line trombones added.
191 rows · Discontinued Trombone Model Specifications The 10.10 series. One source, Stewart Stunell, believes that the 10.10 series were top-line professional instruments... Cleveland Model No. 604. Old HN White model, intermediate. Dual bore nickel-silver inner slide. Valve trombone …
Sep 22, 2021 · This is a Courtois bass trombone, model AC550BH "Legend" now discontinued. These are really fabulous bass trombones that are Bach 50 style instruments, made in Germany (despite saying Courtois Paris on the bell) and feature a 9.5" one piece yellow brass bell, inline Hagmann valves, wide .562" yellow brass slide with ergonomic grip and edge bracing with the vibrabell mounting system.
37 rows · "Conn 72H Trombone" Top: Date: 1957, Owned by Jim Priebe Bottom: Date: 1950, Owned …
Feb 01, 2019 · Lechner – Tenor Trombone, Alto Trombone, Bass Trombone, Cimbasso (4,5 and 6 valve models) Levante – Slide Trumpet, Marching Trombone (Valve) Littin – Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone (All customizable) M&W – Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone, Alto Trombone. MACK Brass of Virginia – Tenor Trombonee, Bass Trombone.Estimated Reading Time: 3 mins
TR602F0.525 8 Wrong model no.? Collegiate TR658 0.5 F TR161 0.525 8 F Open wrap. TR188 0.547 F TR158 0.547 9 F Bronze or rose brass bell. TR258 0.547 9 F Screw bell. Rose brass bell. Artist TR140 0.547 9 F Rose bell, open wrap. TR150 0.547 9 F Rose brass bell. TR160 0.547 9 F Rose brass bell. Open wrap. Friedman TR156 0.547 8.5 TR256 0.547 8.5 Screw bell.File Size: 48KB
102 rows · Conn Slide Trombones Model Number List: Model Number Model Name Year Introduced …
YSL-897Z. Designed with world-renowned trombonists Andy Martin and Alastair Kay, the YSL-897Z Custom Z trombone is perfectly suited for a wide variety of performance situations and features two interchangeable leadpipes named Z1 for Mr. Martin and Z2 for Mr. Kay.
Apr 11, 2019 · Denson Paul Pollard demonstrates the contrabass trombone. 8 Contrabass Trombone Brands Finke – Tenor, Bass, Alto, Contrabass and Baroque Alto, Tenor, Bass Helmut-Voigt – Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone, Alto Trombone, Contrabass Trombone, Cimbasso, Classical Sinfonietta Trombones (Alto, Tenor, Bass, F-Bass), Sackbuts (Alto, Tenor, Bass), Classical Trombones (Alto, F …
A stunning hand engraved instrument built after the design of the Starck alto. The B-DBN has a yellow brass outer slide with nickel sleeves and endcrook Three leadpipes aid the player in achieving the desired compression of the individual instrument. These are rare instruments and highly desirable. Includes case and various tunable rods. This is a model 15T, which is the prototype design for what would become the famous model It has been used on many projects and movies over the years. Comes with a case. It is made entirely in house by Hub Van Laar and his small shop of artisans. I believe the slide is from an earlier 3B, while the bell is likely late s vintage. In excellent condition from a well respected maker. Getzen The Getzen Company manufactures student-, intermediate- and professional-quality instruments. In very nice condition and sounds beautiful. Consequently, quality control is not what it used to be, and trombonists seeking to purchase a Stradivarius 42 are advised to try several instruments rather than jumping into buying the first one they see. The is one of the best tuba models made by Miraphone. In this section I will list several features, starting with the more distinct characteristics. This one is set up to be a modern version of a Conn 62H, a 9. Slide action is fast and precise. It is an ultra lightweight bass trombone, lightly braced and extremely vibrant and colorful. Artist Special: Very heavily gold-plated, extremely richly engraved. In and Conn produced a 20H Connquest. This particular instrument has had the bell section refinished here at The Brass Ark. The 71H should be Lxx,xxx and up. Well suited for orchestral playing. Sold as is with a case. The instrument is unlacquered and really plays amazingly well. Copyright Notice Attention is drawn to the fact that copyright of the material presented on this website rest with myself. According to Stewart Stunell , this was a complete family of professional trombones. Has a wonderful sound. In good shape silver finish with some of the silver worn off. This is a rare instrument now, as Kanstul is no longer in business. The horn vibrates! Unlacquered brass. Slide is a bit noisy, sold as is. Receiver, finger rings, finger buttons are not original. F rotor with E pull plus full 7th position for complete chromatic range to pedal Bb. Absolutely stunning, what else can be said, you won't find another like it anywhere. Small-bore, favoured for jazz, comparable to but brighter than King 3B. Their clientele consists mainly of classical trumpet players, but they are also patronised by some classical trombonists. Valve clusters are sourced from a respected valve maker in Germany, while the remaining components are fabricated and assembled by Steve with meticulous detail. You can feel it. Features a. Since I now own the original Conn, it seems I should pass this one on, as I certainly don't need multiple BBb contras. A removable hand rest is included. Based on the original Burbank Williams model 6, this is a unique model in that it features tuning in the slide. Information about the 78H was kindly provided by Don Bilger. If you're after this style TIS bass trombone, the Kanstul is a nice option. I'm sure this one will be snatched up immediately hopefully so I don't have to keep it for myself! This one is a newer version, lightly used and extremely clean condition. Some dings in the tuning slide and slide crook. Rich overtones are characteristics of the model 4B and the sterling bell only enhances that quality. Bell and slide are mis-stamped as "98H". In Minick rebuilt it from top to bottom. Slide 3 is a T , which is a dual bore.
The 72H was produced from to at least I suspect it was discontinued in with the arrival of the 60H, 62H, 71H and 73H bass trombones. It has a 5 Bore 0. I have read that the bore of the Conn bass trombone valve section is supposed to be 0. Since the 72H didn't start production until , the bottom picture is impossible, right? The serial number dates it to In , Conn was still producing the 70H, which is essentially the same as the 72H except it is tuning in slide. The trombone in the bottom picture is stamped "70H", but it has tuning in the bell and not in the slide. Which would make it a 72H. Perhaps a pre-production model? You do see those from time to time. Or, perhaps it was a special order by someone, in which case this instrument may have given Conn the idea of the 72H. Who knows. Either way, the owner knows the two previous owners, and is quite sure it is all original. I read on the OTJ Forum that "The lead pipe on all 72H's were set up to take a Remington shank mouthpiece, which is a different taper and overall length, than the standard large shank Bach mouthpiece. You will need to have Remington shanked mouthpieces, to properly fit the lead pipe. Features tuning slide in bell section, Crysteel Airfloat slides complete with slide barrel springs for first position adjustment, outside slides of special Conn bearing formula alloy. What Conn said in This large bore horn is the bass trombone standard of the world! Big tone plus smooth response. Extra slide length and spring barrel for accurate tuning gives flexibility. Extra rotor slide length allow flat E tuning when needed. Fast, dependable Airfloat Crysteel slide. Lustre-Conn finish. What Conn said in The top bass trombone among professionals. Widely used in symphony orchestras, concert and studio bands. Resonant dark sound. F rotor with E pull plus full 7th position for complete chromatic range to pedal Bb. Brass bell. Bore size. Length 46". Here is my attempt at a Conn trombone recognition guide. I admit that I am less adept at spotting the differences between Conn trombones. Consequently, this is only a general guide covering mostly instruments of and later. There are three approaches to figuring out what model an instrument is. The first is through the serial number and either the model number stamped on the instrument or the model name engraved on this instrument. The second approach is to look at the features of the instrument. I will first deal with recognizing a model through names and numbers. If you don't know or can't tell the name and numbers on an instrument, scroll down to the section titled "Recognizing an instrument by its features". Thirdly, I give a list of which trombones have what bell size have your tape measure ready! For the metric readers: an inch is 2,54 centimeters, and as usual European commas are American periods for decimal calculations. The very first thing you need to do is to check and look up the serial number. On Conn trombones I believe! Check the number stamped there against the Conn brass serial number list. This should tell you what year the instrument was built. Note that serial numbers on Pan American models don't match Conn serial numbers. The next thing to do is to check for model names or numbers. For a period from the mid 's through to the mid's Conn stamped the model number right above or below the serial number, where the bell and slide sections come together.
This trombone is a model 8 and it was made in the Los Angeles shop, and is the earliest stamped model 8 that I have ever seen. In overall good condition, with some worn lacquer on a few of the parts and valve section. Light yellow brass bell,. It makes a rich and dense sound, very free blowing and powerful and takes a lot of energy before the sound degrades. This one has a 7GLW bell flare, special ordered at 8. TIS hardware was all fabricated and modified by Kanstul. This is the Alessi signature model, which features all of the specs Joe uses. Schagerl German language only A small Austrian manufacturer and distributor of Blessing instruments in Austria , Schagerl is one of a few companies which still offers trombones with tuning-in-the-slide. Some evidence of bell repairs. The slide action is superb. The King 3B plus is a. Dual bore, chrome-plated nickel-silver inner slide tubes, may be fluted. This one has a solid sterling silver bell flare, gold plated trim and is a beautiful horn. Only a handful of these tuning in the slide s were made, so don't miss out. The MDC model is the most authentic replica Egger offers and I will highlight some of the notable details that make this sackbut so special. Henderson N White ran an instrument repair shop in Cleveland, Ohio, in the late 19th century. He recently contacted me and relayed this story and wanted to make sure this instrument went to its next home with a deserving player, which is why it is here. Allora — Tenor Trombone. In like new condition and one of the easiest playing Shires altos I've had at the shop. The guts of this trombone are from a very early production 60H, L series serial, with the 2nd valve being added by Larry Minick. Tuning in the slide, rose brass bell. Since the 72H didn't start production until , the bottom picture is impossible, right? Included is both a G and Gb 2nd valve tuning slide, 3 weights of valve caps and a black leather basili case. You can seamlessly switch back and forth from tenor to alto, pop out a Rhenish and then back to William Tell with no jarring feels. In great shape, some minor cosmetic lacquer wear. Order Now Base Price: Call for price Availability: Usually ships in weeks Read warranty and return policy information. Beginners instruments, equivalent to Besson Westminster but differing in trim and fittings. One-piece gold brass bell, Yamaha's version of the Conn 88H, professional model. Custom D valve available for an additional cost. This one has a standard Y yellow brass bell flare, "conn width" yellow brass slide, gold brass tuning slide and a Hagmann valve the newest 2. This is a very special instrument. It makes a wonderful sound and blows much bigger than it actually is. Kanstul is no longer in business so these instruments are now fairly rare. A rare opportunity to own a piece of trombone history! It has a 7. The slide grip has been modified to a thin brace to save weight and a curved Williams style left hand grip is a really sweet addition. The valve ergonomics have been modified to split triggers by Benn Hansson. The first inline bass trombone was built by Streucel for studio bass trombonist Barrett O'Hara, with this one following after that. This alto plays terrific, a clear sound with a. The Pan Americans he saw were all small straight tenors with. These trombones are sold out everywhere and are months backordered, they are in heavy demand. This endcrook works great for individuals that want a feel similar to the 2B or 3B but with the modularity of an Edwards. The sterling silver bell has some heft to it, holds together in loud volume. It has had new outer slide tubes installed in yellow brass and a replacement tuning slide. Small-bore, comparable to but brighter than King 3B. Throat of bell, leadpipe and gooseneck are said to be tighter than that of the TR
This is a list containing the specifications of non-custom trombone models from various manufacturers that have been discontinued. I hope to add to and continually update this list - please do let me know if you spot any errors or omissions. Please take a few moments to read my copyright notice and disclaimer if you haven't done so already. Discontinued Trombone Model Specifications. Manufacturer Parent Company. Vincent Bach began producing mouthpieces in New York in and trumpets in Trombone designs were finalised in , the same year Vincent moved factories to the Bronx, New York. Hence, I don't think there were any trombones produced at the previous site I haven't seen any evidence to suggest the opposite , but don't quote me on this! In , Bach moved factories again, this time to Mount Vernon, New York where production continued until the early s. Vincent Bach sold his company to the Selmer Corporation in Selmer had all the tooling and machinery moved to Elkhart, Indiana, and production resumed in Mount Vernon-era instruments are highly-prized by collectors, particularly those rare examples that are in good condition. Elkart instruments have also been very good until the late s. Sadly, the previously high standard of quality control declined in the s - there have been complaints of instances of shoddy workmanship. Bach aficionados will generally keen to point out that most Bachs are good instruments, however. The trick, it seems, is to play test a few examples to make sure you're getting one of the good ones. Gordon Cherry has very kindly given permission for his Bach trombone serial number list to be reproduced on this site. Click here here to view it. Independent valves. Believed to be a clone of the Bach 50B3. Mixed reviews - some people believe it's great, others think it's a dud. The former began life as a bookstore founded by Thomas Boosey in the 18th century. It only diversified into instrument manufacture about a century later. Note on serial numbers: If you're looking to date your Besson instrument by looking at serial number lists available on the internet, you should be aware that there are two different lists. One relates to Besson London instruments and the other to Besson Paris ones. Stewart Stunell has recently e-mailed me some information about the One source, Stewart Stunell , believes that the He says they were regarded as being better than the Imperials: the In contrast, the brass range "didn't quite take off". This he attributes to the then fashion of using American trumpets and large bore trombones. Student instruments, manufactured in Czechoslovakia. Some also contract-manufactured by Kanstul, USA. Intermediate models, equivalent to Besson Concorde but differing in trim and fittings. Professional models. Beginners instruments, equivalent to Besson Westminster but differing in trim and fittings. Superceded in early s by Besson series. Replaced Imperial series. Current Sovereign range is also known as the Besson series. According to Stewart Stunell , this was a complete family of professional trombones. Model numbers were thru Further details also being sought. Evolved into current series. Some contract-manufactured by Kanstul, USA. Bells had distinctive engraving; available either lacquered or in burnished silver plate. Now sold as series.