One thing I love about this trombone is the makers stamp, it is an early Mt Vernon so the signature still looks like the New York factory stamp, I love that. The result, a less expensive bass trombone with less options but still a capable player that lives up to the shires reputation. Old style wrap compared to the new models from thein. Intonation is solid and it plays quite well with a standard larger bass trombone mouthpiece. The concept that I find that works: It is the big "tenor" trombone but play it like its an alto trombone. When I play it, I can imagine the sound from the audience, a nice shimmer on top of the orchestra. It has the two tone slide grip that was made on a select vintage of King trombones. $3400 with custom hardcase. This is one from the early 1950s, one of the last years of production of this model. The slide has been modernized by Larry Minick with new outer and inner tubes (.500" bore). Includes a case. Beautiful Giant Alexander BBb tuba with 5 valves. We can relacquer for $300 additional. The Benge trumpets were based on the famous French Besson trumpets that were very popular for orchestral players. Many of the great valve bone players like Bob Brookmeyer and my good friend, Barry Mosley, play this model. Bell, valves, slides, extra pieces. Sold, Meinl Weston's 4/4 piston tuba is known as the "Hojo" developed with jazz tubist, Howard Johnson. The lead pipe has been replaced around five years ago by professional repairer in Sherborne Dorset. Interestingly, they share many of the same features of the Williams trombones. Talk about an epic trombone! Action is good and the sound is penetrating and deep with lots of clarity and color. A A's AMD AMD's AOL AOL's AWS AWS's Aachen Aachen's Aaliyah Aaliyah's Aaron Aaron's Abbas Abbas's Abbasid Abbasid's Abbott Abbott's Abby Abby's Abdul Abdul's Abe Abe's Abel Abel's I dig it. Thinking of the instrument in that way, you will have a focused core that projects all the way to the back of the hall even in a dead space. Reminds me of a very nice yellow brass Conn 8H. It is in very good condition with some minor lacquer wear. These are special instruments and this one is no exception. It appears to be in original condition, with original lacquer intact. Very nice Shires large bore orchestral tenor trombone with some nice modifications. It's much better and is one of the best playing sterling 3Bs I've had. $1650 SOLD. A french style hard case is included. 9.5" thin red brass bell, .562" slide with tuning in the slide, stacked rotary valves in F/E. This one was built for a prominent trombonist as his backup instrument and is still new. I believe this is an early predecessor to the model PT-9, and it's a 5 valve small bore F tuba. $1450 with case. SOLD. I was floored and speechless when this one arrived. It features a .500" lightweight yellow brass slide, 7.75" bell flare. Slide action is good despite the wear on the inner slide tubes. Gary Greenhoe makes one of the best boutique rotary valves in the world. Mark has been making some of the most popular french horns recently, especially his Geyer AG-2000, which was being used by Andrew Bain of the LA Philharmonic. REDUCED $1250 with newish case. SOLD, An oldie and a goodie. $2700 REDUCED, This is a very solid, easy to play, great sounding bass trombone. The bell flare has been crunched and repaired and shows scars. This particular instrument is a beauty! Big broad sound for a small .485" bore trombone. Inline Greenhoe valves, 9.5" yellow brass bell, standard weight slide. $3700 SOLD, For a short time period, Shires offered the Pro Select series of tenor and bass trombones. The 32H is one of my favorite trombones... and I happen to own and play one myself. This one is a serial number 227,xxx and was made in the late 1940s. The ENTIRE trombone is 24K gold plated (that's like 2 ounces of gold!) Lloyd's custom Marcinciewicz mouthpiece, stamped L.U. I think these are great little horns and fill the void in the market for trombonists looking for that 2B sound but wanting something with bigger cojones. The new ones don't have as sweet a sound as these old classics. The slide is missing the original slide lock and is sans lock at the moment. It is a wonderful sounding flare with a very fast response. It has a focused sound with clarity and brilliance and can take a lot of sound before breaking up. This is a trombone that deserves to be called a "gigmeister" $450 as is, $600 with a cleaning and slide job. Small bore and bell flare, similar to the German made classical tenor trombones from the late 1700s, early 1800s. Dependent valves. This original Earl Williams Burbank trombone was recently assembled at The Brass Ark from new old stock parts, coming from the collection of John Noxon. $975 with case. The instrument is in fantastic condition and even has the original custom factory trigger setup. Included is like new Marcus Bonna MB2 fixed bell case. The 3B works well in many settings: pop, rock, band, church etc. This size is great for lead players. Some wear and spots on the slide crook but a nice playing trombone that isn't expensive a lot of bang for your buck. I believe this is that fourth Conn BBb contrabass. SOLD, One of the most famous makers and models of double French Horn in the world. I love the gold bell and nickel slide. $4300. This is the new one piece bell flare from Shires. I believe the valves are made by B&S, the bell by a maker in Germany and the rest of the parts are fabricated by Ken. SALE PENDING, Here is a used Gen II Conn 62Hi inline bell section. SOLD, Another ultra rarity! I also decided to widen the slide with a Bach 50 slide crook. Slide action is amazing. Valves have an excellent seal, the horn is free of dents and recently had a full cleaning. In very good condition and will be cleaned and tuned up prior to sale. REDUCED $1900 without case. A few small dents in the flare. $1495 with case. It's been played but not overplayed and you can tell that it's just about reaching it's prime playing condition when you have a blow on it. $800 with case. This trombone practically plays itself I was stunned at how clear and vibrant this particular one plays. Comes with the original Bach case. Recently sonic cleaned and tuned up by John Mason, it's ready for its next owner. The model Aurora was their top of the line custom instrument and features a gold brass construction, inline Swiss made Hagmann rotary valves with custom gold brass wrap, tuning in the slide and a 10.5" bell flare. The ii denotes an early variation in the neckpipe and tuning slide. It was on display and loaned out for jobs here at The Brass Ark since new. It has one removable lead pipe which is the original. There is no water key, as per original specs. I have reason to believe that the slide for this trombone is from that original Fuchs instrument. The model 45 is a special order dual bore small bass trombone. $3300 without case. Very rare and very special. This is the model 2280, a 4 valve non compensating euphonium with an 11" bell flare, top action valves. Removable leadpipe single bore .562" slide, in very good condition with no wear to the inner tubes. White website, Sterling silver bells were introduced in 1928 meaning that this might be one of the very first King trombones with a sterling silver bell flare. This trombone plays great, leaning slightly to the commercial side. REDUCED $1700, Here is a nice playing straight 42 trombone with gold brass bell, nickel silver slide. Intonation is excellent. SOLD, Top of the line professional bass trombone made by SE Shires in Massachusetts. $1100 with flat case. This instrument was made after Earl had passed and was built by his son, Bob Williams, in Burbank. You'd be hard pressed to find a nicer Elkhart 8D anywhere. It is about six months old and in fantastic condition. $1200 with new MTS case. Some wear on the slide. This horn is sold without case. This one is a combination of two horns. $3650 no case. It is in very good used condition with some minor pitting on the contact points. It has a classic orchestral sound, lots of core and projection. It shows some signs of repairs, but is in overall good shape and has that classic Conn sound. $2400 SOLD, This instrument is a beautiful trombone indeed! It has a one piece TII 5G bell, which is a single sheet of gold brass made on the newer bell mandrel based on a Bach style bell. SOLD, For those frugal bass trombonists out there looking for an easy playing and great sounding double plug bass trombone but are cost conscious look no further. In like new condition, $2900 with hard case. Schaue jetzt deinen gratis Porno an! Perfect for smaller orchestral work, bands, chamber music or studio recording. The damage isn't bad and since the bell is so thin already, I wouldn't recommend removing them. 151, March 15, 1918 (English) (as Author) Hardy, Paul, 1862-1942. This is a really tremendous playing jazzer and I'm having a hard time not keeping for myself (honest truth!) This particular instrument has been well loved by many over the years. Anyone looking for a high quality medium bore trombone, look no further. A totally unique vintage Holton large tenor trombone with a screw off bell flare. One of the legendary bass trombones, THIS is a Conn Elkhart 62H modified by Larry Minick. $2750 with case. It has some minor dents here and there... but don't let that deter you. This instrument features the Shires Trubore valve, a unique design that allows for a straight neck pipe to be created through the open side of the valve, with a gentle bend when engaged. The GUI of iPadian is same as of an iPad so, when you use it you will get the feel of an actual iPad on your Windows PC. $2800 REDUCED, Here's a nice used Bach model 42 with Greenhoe valve. Takes a standard bass trombone shank mouthpiece. The bell is a 2RVET7 flare, which means conn taper red brass bell with thin rim wire and unsoldered bead. It has a barky sound with great presence and excellent flexibility. I ordered this one with a two piece red brass bell, unsoldered rim. It was picked out by famous French hornist, James Stagliano, in the 1960s at the Alexander factory. $3000 SOLD, Absolutely gorgeous vintage Bach New York model 6ii, with a model 8 slide. There is something special about the bell flares on these instruments and the added bonus of having an F attachment is huge. $75 per pair (2 available), This is a vintage SE Shires model B1 1Y 9.5" yellow brass bell flare. It takes a small shank mouthpiece and is a smaller bored horn. I had Don replace the inner slide tubes with new ones, remove dents from the trombone, new tuning slide bow, remove the leadpipe to press fit, and gently buff and relacquer the whole instrument. Overall a very clean vintage trombone. It featured a medium bore .525" slide and a larger bell. Some wear on the contact points and cosmetically. Beautiful playing Bach model 36, vintage "corporation" bell. A nice vintage Reynolds single valve bass trombone. It's lightweight and responsive and if you have back problems it won't hurt your back! This 2B has a special engraving, no gold wash inside the bell flare and a commemorative case. Valve section is free blowing and the action is short and fast, has a nice wood thumb lever upgrade. The horn was lightly buffed and silver plated. Here is a rare Mt Vernon Bach Model 50B, the legendary bass trombone. An underrated pro level trombone, the Benge 165F is a large bore .547" with closed wrap F attachment. The slide is custom built by Harry Siverly from scratch, leadpipe is removable. It has a wide throat with a slow taper. The differentiation came in the finish and decorative trim. Look at how cool it looks, everyone will want to talk to you when you pull this thing out of the case! Here's a beautiful Conn 88H made in Elkhart. $2800 SOLD, Absolutely fabulous Bach model 12 .500" bore trombone from the mid 1960s, early elkhart production. Model 3, which is the large bore (.500"/.547") which works beautifully. $3500 without case. This is a vintage Bach model 16 jazz trombone in silver plated finish. It takes a bass trombone shank mouthpiece. It's a mobile operating system that has revolutionized the world of technology and, although you won't be able to do exactly the same as with an Android emulator, it might just be enough for you to see how it runs, its icons, its transitions, its visual effects, and all in all, the experience of having an iPhone or iPad. It plays incredibly easy and balanced and makes a gorgeous tone. The bell flare is from an early Elkhart corporation Bach 42 yellow brass, estimated vintage would be late 1960s/early 1970s. It's sturdy, extremely well made, an attention getter and easy to drive. This is one of those instruments. The model YBB-103 has been regarded as this choice inexpensive good quality tuba for many working musicians around the country. Tuning slides are perfect. The instrument includes a new Glenn Cronkhite gig back in black cordura. Really a beautiful blowing and sounding instrument. 850R bell, red brass Hagmann valve, nickel slide with red brass crook, red brass tuning slide with nickel guard. Slide action is very good and fast, as to be expected. $5900 without case, Generation II Conn 88HO is the professional model large tenor from Conn out of Eastlake, Ohio. This is a model from the 1980s and it does play well. The slide on this one is .500" bore, using the smallest size tubing Conn currently offers (100H). Price is $800 REDUCED without case, as is. Unfortunately, the bell rim wire cracked while we were finishing it, and instead of scrapping the bell, we decided to keep the original Williams bell and put a patch on the crack. The trombone overall is in near new condition with only some minor lacquer wear on the hand slide contact points. These have an 8" bell diameter with a .525" slide. It has a 321CF bell in sterling silver with special order hand engraving (The bell alone is worth $1500). This particular 5B has a nice thin responsive bell and it one of the best playing examples of this model I have come across. $1600. In great shape with a few minor spots of lacquer wear at the contact points. This is one of the nicest playing and sounding bells I've come across. It is in near new condition. This one is in very good condition with a decent hardcore. This model was said to be developed with Jay Friedman. They might not be the best for orchestra work but they are killer horns in a big band. Nearly new condition professional double French horn made by Mark Atkinson in Burbank. It features a 9" red brass George Roberts P22 bell flare, Elkhart Conn 60H valve, tuning slide and neckpipe made from the Elkhart 60H (seamed red brass), lightweight yellow brass slide with 60H nickel crook. $950 SOLD, A bit of an oddity but here is a Bach Marching Trombone in Bb. SOLD, Probably the best valve trombone ever made, the 90G was originally developed for the Ohio State Marching Band in the late 1960s. Slide lock is on the bottom tube, original inner tubes are plated brass with brass stockings. Here's the history behind this horn. At some point along the way it was modified from a dependent valve setup to the current independent system standing in: Bb/F/Gb/D. $3400 without case. $1250 with SKB case SOLD, Here is a killer vintage Miraphone model 186 CC tuba. This one has been refurbished and is in very good condition. This is the hot Bbtrumpet these days. As with many of Roy's trombones, this one was cut to facilitate vibrato in first position and the slide was lightened with a custom hand grip. It is in absolutely beautiful condition now and I'm hoping the next owner will appreciate all of its details. It is in very good used condition and while has some minor cosmetic blems, overall a clean example. This is a very flexible and full sounding trombone. Price TBD, Here's a really nice vintage 2B from Cleveland production. It was handpicked by Tommy Johnson and played by him until his passing. The model 6i variation is the original variation that Vincent Bach developed, coming up with i-vii variations for the model 6. It is a resonant trombone and the tone just wants to fly out of the bell flare. $2850 with original slim case. $1700 SOLD, Based on the Elkhart Conn 62H bass trombone, Kanstul created the 1662 which is a tuning in the slide throwback bass trombone that sounds a lot like the originals. The closest modern version of the famous Elkhart Conn 62H, notably with tuning in the slide. REDUCED $5000 with Mt Vernon case. The model 6vii was the most popular variation of the model 6. This is an early model Severinsen with a low serial number. There is a small patch in the flare (shown in photo). The bell has a wrinkle, which can be removed upon request. It is silver plated and has been wiped down by the previous owner after each use. Cleaned and tuned up guaranteed to be the only one on the block. Eventually, the partnership was dissolved and Earl began producing his own line of custom trombones, more suited for the commercial players in Hollywood. SOLD $3700 without case. This is the real thing, hard to find a sound like this in a modern F tuba! The slide is narrow, so trombonists with larger necks may have trouble with the thayer poking them in the side. The valves have been plated and are sealing well. New (Other) C $4,134.49. $4300 without case. The leadpipe has been made removable with a press in fit. $3400, This is an exotic and beautiful large bore tenor trombone. If you are using the picture gallery or the music player, they may access the media available on your PC. This horn is a nice player, but not a nice looker. Alexander brass instruments have been around since the early 1800s and make some of the finest brass instruments in the world. One of my favorite vintages with the two tone grip trim. Other than those things, the horn is in good vintage condition. Original case included. Absolutely beautiful vintage Bach 37ML trumpet in great shape, with original lacquer which has patina to a nice honey color. Overall very nice condition for a 50+ year old used cornet. $1000 with reunion blues leather gig bag. The valve linkage has been rebuilt with a Mt Vernon trigger updated with ball and socket linkage. serial number 827830. It's well assembled and plays in tune and predictable. $3500. The jazzer models are stuff of trombone legend, played by the greats Jack Teagarden, Milt Bernhardt, Dick Nash Earl made custom trombones in Los Angeles and Burbank from the 1930s until his death in 1971. This instrument is "new" condition, having been tested only. The pro select was a less expensive option to the Artist custom model. Gets a big sound for the bore and projects like crazy. Optional modular Bb rotary valve is available for an additional $1025. Comes with the original Edwards hard wood case. Plays very well and looks very classy. SOLD, Here's a custom made Conn 8H that was assembled for Alan Kaplan. It will be cleaned and tuned up prior to sale. I find it to be an excellent player with a nice clean front articulation and resonant back-end. This one is a sound monster, you can easily make the tone you want and don't even have to think about it. It has a beautiful bloom and tonal color, unlike anything modern you will find. $3700 SOLD, The ultimate single valve bass trombone, here it is ladies and gentlemen! Benge trombones play very dark and powerful. It has the standard Shires rotary valve, a open ported rotor that blows even on both sides of the horn as well as having fast short action.