Vintage E BENGE Trumpet Bb Burbank
This brass is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-09-30)
Price : US $799.00
resno tempered bell custom built by e benge 1122w burbank blvd burbank calif the serial number is #3744 ,the horn is a medium large bore and has a first valve trigger the valves work great! and compression is as well ,there is some missing laquer, the trumpets has a newer benge case , these are the original valves to this horn with matching serial numbers #3744. BUILT IN 1952 BY ELDON BENGE ,THE MASTER HIMSELF WHEN ONLY 5 HORNS PER WEEK WERE BEING BUILT IT IS LIKELY THAT SOME OF THE PARTS IN THIS TRUMPET WERE LEFT OVER STOCK FROM THE CHICAGO OPERATION THERE IS NO DOUBT ABOUT THE BUILD QUAITY OF THE EARLY BURBANK BENGE HORNS AS THEY WERE KNOWN TO BE VERY CONSISTENT WITH A RICH TIMBRE AND SUPERB INTONATION CONSIDERING THAT IT IS 56 YEARS OLD STILL A TESTAMENT TO ELDON AND HIS HIGH QUALITY WORKMANSHIP . THANKS TO MY FRIEND MERLE FOR HIS HELP.
On Sep-07-08 at 10:12:11 PDT, seller added the following information:
Please Note : , small patch where the bell tube meets the first valve the small patch was professionally repaired.
On Sep-17-08 at 14:55:47 PDT, seller added the following information:
Please Note : some time in It's past history the lead pipe was professionally replaced .
This brass is sold (sold on 2008-09-30)
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