CUSTOM 1949 Besson 10 10 Brevete HYBRID Pro Bb Trumpet
This brass is no longer for sale (sold on 2010-01-25)
Price : US $470.00
Up for auction, a one-of-a-kind CUSTOM 1949 BESSON, LONDON - ''10-10 BREVETE'' HYBRID - MEDIUM LARGE BORE PROFESSIONAL Bb TRUMPET WITH A SATIN w/ BAKED-ON EPOXY FINISH AND A RAW HAND POLISHED ''YORK'' ROSE BRASS BELL IN NEAR MINT CONDITION
I've been playing horns for 53 years, collecting and restoring them for 42 years. 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 and with new corks & felts when necessary.
Here's a near pristine example of a 60 year old Besson 10-10 Brevete model that has been mated to a high copper content rose brass bell from a 1950 York Artist 9 model...the bell tube on the Besson had a crushed and irreparable back bow, while the York needed a valve job...the bell swap seemed like a good idea, but it really turned out to be a match made in heaven! The rose brass bell produces a darker and more centered tone than a yellow brass bell...it produces significantly increased directional projection and tonal color remains the same no matter how loud you play...in other words, the horn has so much volume and projection that you can peel the paint off the back wall of an auditorium without cracking a note! It gives a
This brass is sold (sold on 2010-01-25)
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