1923 Vega Boston Chas E George Model Pro Bb Trumpet
This brass is no longer for sale (sold on 2009-12-07)
Price : US $587.77
Up for auction, a spectacular 1923 VEGA. BOSTON - ''CHAS. E. GEORGE'' MODEL - SMALL BORE PROFESSIONAL Bb TRUMPET W/ A RAW POLISHED FINISH IN MUSEUM GRADE MINT CONDITION
I have been playing horns for 53 years...collecting and restoring them for 42. Over those years I put together a nationally recognized trumpet/ cornet collection that topped out at 145 horns. During the past four years I have substantially thinned out the herd and continue to do so. All my horns are gig ready...cleaned, valves adjusted & aligned with new corks & felts when necessary.
Here's a museum grade mint example of Vega's top-of-the-line Chas. E. George. model that has seen almost no use over the past 86 years. It is a pristine time capsule that is in flawless condition. The Vega Company began building string instruments in 1881 and became world renowned for their banjos and mandolins. In 1904 they began to produce brass instruments that received equal praise...during his career, Miles Davis played a Vega. This Chas. E. George model was named after the Vice President of production and was the company's flagship trumpet at the time. Vega brass instruments led the industry with truly innovative designs. While this horn is 86 years old, it has a one
This brass is sold (sold on 2009-12-07)
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