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VINTAGE Bb SLIDE TRUMPET ORIGINAL BOX

Sold ! This brass is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-10-22)
Price : US $186.79



 VINTAGE Bb SLIDE TRUMPET ORIGINAL BOX


From what I was told, this GETZEN Bb SLIDE TRUMPET was used by band and orchestras to hit the high notes.  The BANDWAGON leaflet by GETZEN which goes along with the trumpet,  shows a pictures of 6 different bands using their slide trumpet.  They are as follows:  Louis Armstrong; Dizzy Gillespic; Bobby Hackett; Severinsen, Lawson, and Skitch Henderson; Kime, Silvia, Panico - CBS TV, Chicago; and the U. of Wisconsin Band, Ray Dvorak.  I am going to quote from this leaflet:  There's a sassy new star coming aboard.  It's the Getzen Bb Slide Trumpet.  Cornet players . . .trumpet players . . . trombone players -- for those new effects that are impossible with any other horn, get this sensational new instrument.  Same true tone and voice as any trumpet, with full range and accurate A-440 pitch.  Ruggedly built of brass, polished and lacquered, chrome plated slide, Getzen-guranteed.  Same slide principle as standard trombone, with slide positions marked on outside slide.  Lightning action, tunable, any mouthpiece fits.  Easy to learn with furnished instruction book.  The instruction book is missing.  On the top of the box is says:  Same tone and voice as a 3-valve trumpet; Plays all bugle calls, all keys; Slide positions marked for easy learning; excellent ear training, too; Lightning action, quality construction.  It sold years ago for $19.95  On the old guarantee card it states the following:  The lacquer finish protecting the highl


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