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Custom BESSON 10 10 TRUMPET Finger Slides Case

Sold ! This brass is no longer for sale (sold on 2009-03-21)
Price : US $228.70



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We were told by the original owner that his grandmother had this vintage Besson trumpet customized especially for him when she bought it in 1968 for $1100.00 from Sabine Music in Jacksonville, FL (customized probably with the special single finger operational slides on it). He also said that at that time he could hit 'triple high C' with it, to the dismay of pets and the elderly with hearing aids nearby. It's a silver-plated Model 10-10, with beautiful decorative engraving on the bell stating 'Besson, 10-10, 50 Medals of Honour, London, Paris, New York, Made in England' and monogrammed initials FJB on it. It's in fine playing condition with quick valve response and easily working slides and spit valves; however, it has been straightened on the outside of the bell and could use a good polishing (if not replating). The silver finish has been worn in the hand areas you'd expect from many years of play, and I can find only one or two additional, very slight, dings which I don't think qualify even as dents. The middle valve has an oval seal or logo at the base with Besson, a star, and Brevete on it, and above that on the narrowest part of the bell is the Serial # 280904. The mouthpiece says CONN 7C on it (not original), one of the valve buttons is not original, and the well-used Lifton case is the original 'Top Grain Cowhide' leather one in good, solid condition with plenty of storage room and some cosmetic maintenance that makes it look nearly excellent. Please see my other listings for more  unusual items; I try to mai


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