This one is an early Texas made 8H. F attachment is open blowing and thayer valve moves about as fast as a thayer moves. Slide is a .562" yellow brass slide with removable leadpipe (one pipe is included). Overall the trombone has seen better days and is in need of some love and repairs to be completely playable again at a professional level. If you have information, I'd love to hear about it. Alexander brass instruments have been around since the early 1800s and make some of the finest brass instruments in the world. Valves have an excellent seal, the horn is free of dents and recently had a full cleaning. Very versatile instrument for players looking for a soloist type of tuba but with a bigger sound than an FF tuba. $8000 with protec case, $8300 with original hard case and original single rotary valve parts. I am so impressed that a bass trombone that is as lightweight as this one is able to get such a wide variety of colors and timbres without having the sound distort or be degraded. This would be the crown jewel of a Conn trombone collection. All yellow brass. Solid sterling silver bell with gold wash in excellent condition. Bach bass trumpets are some of the best sounding and most in-tune options in the bass trumpet world IMO. Really a top notch all around instrument. Sale Pending. Shires built the valve linkages and paddles and everything works quite well. REDUCED $950 with Conn vinyl gig bag. The horn is overall in good vintage condition. That makes this horn very rare, but in addition to being very rare, it also plays freakin' amazing! No dents or major cosmetic blems. It is a lovely horn and I've owned it and used it for the past few years. Sounds great in an orchestral setting, pop a small piece in it and blow some salsa charts all night. These are great all around instruments for trombonists looking for a horn that can do both commercial and orchestral work and has a F attachment. $500, Here's an interesting bass trombone bell from SE shires. This is a trombone that you look at constantly and you can't help it but notice all the little details that make it special. SOLD $1650 and It has been sonic cleaned and tuned up. This is a nice bargain tenor sackbut with F extension, good for a player looking to get into the sackbut scene with a quality german made instrument. No dents and the horn comes with the original case. Offering up for sale is my personal Brassark "Arkbone Custom" prototype trombone. Larry made this instrument after the first one (which was used by Jeff Reynolds in the LA phil). With case. Small bore and bell flare, similar to the German made classical tenor trombones from the late 1700s, early 1800s. This one is a few years old and hasn't been used much at all. Very rare! The flare is 9" and the slide is a .547". 3 threaded leadpipes are included in various materials. This is an extremely good playing trombone with a beautiful vibrant and focused sound with a lot of warmth and depth. $2050 with case. Robb Stewart fabricated the trombone. It embodies everything that is a classic Bach 42. These horns are becoming very popular in the USA. $3800 with case. Bell and valve are made in house at Schilke in Chicago. It has inline trubore valves, BII 1Y bell, dual bore B6278 slide and a C tuning slide. It features a removable red brass bell, inline hagmann valves, Rath hand brace, tuning sleeves for alternate tuning systems, 3 gold plated Rath contrabass trombone mouthpieces and a Glenn Cronkhite gig bag. This is one of the most desirable vintages and this particular one is in great shape and a terrific player. 9.5" gold brass bell, open ported rotary valves for a balanced low register. The slide is also an Elkhart from an earlier period and has been slightly modified. If you're looking for an inexpensive medium bore trombone that plays its A%& off, then this could be the horn for you. This is a unique playing trombone, it reminds me a lot of a Holton, that big warm enveloping sound that gets a touch bright when you lay into it. The slide has no wear and has excellent action. It is a 4 valve, 3/4 size tuba. The mode 1670 was designed with George Roberts to be similar to a vintage Conn 70H. It has the rare stock Eb 2nd valve slide (most came with an E). The build quality is excellent and of a high standard. The valve wrap is a Minick open wrap. $1200. 4 front action piston valves. Here's a custom Bach 42 with an original Instrument Innovations "infinity" axial valve (serial 0001) and Schilke slide. Anyway, enjoy the pics of this rare holton jazz horn. It's perfect in both orchestra, brass quintet, studio... even polka band! This one has all the mojo you'd expect, built around a custom open wrap dependent valve section with a one piece Minick bronze bell, custom gold brass seamed J bend tuning slide and a vintage Bach 50 slide with Minick leadpipe. However, it is still an excellent playing instrument and an opportunity for a player to get a bargain priced handmade instrument. For many years it was the orchestra standard bass trombone, all the old time classic bass bone players used a TR180. Sold with a case, $3400 sale pending, The Schmidt French horns made in Weimar before WWII are some of the finest horns ever built. It is the top of their line professional double horn in F/Bb, being comparable to a Conn 8D with regard to quality and size. This is one of the early prototype bell flares made by Steve Shires around the time he was developing the model 7 bell. These are very good instruments for the money and a good bargain! This is a well balanced instrument and a lot of prominent players are using this model. It's lighter weight than most double plug bass bones too. A very good replica that doesn't cost as much as the fancier brands. Some minor bell rim repairs. The 6ii was one of the more popular variations despite being very rare. This one is in very good condition overall with some minor cosmetic wear on the contact points. This one has a beautiful one piece bell with french bead rim. The bell is unstamped as it was never finished/mounted. Sold without case. Reminds me a lot of a thin gold brass bell Bach with a very well made Thayer valve, built in house by Schilke. The slide action is great, recently tuned up by Bruce Belo. I find the Hagmann yields excellent feel and vibrance as well as giving one of the most balanced and responsive blows of any of the modern valve makers. Hagmann valves play very well and have an open blow with even response on both sides of the horn. It shows some signs of repairs, but is in overall good shape and has that classic Conn sound. It's the real deal. Excellent condition Holton TR181 bass trombone, inline valves to F/D/Gb, 10" gold brass bell. It's in great shape and has an amazing sound. $1100 SOLD, Up for sale is a nice newer Conn 88HTO, generation II bell section. SOLD, The original "Trombonium" a valve trombone in the shape of a euphonium, the king was the first to do it. All stamps are still visible and clear. This one was made in 1973 and is a single owner instrument. Very good player in excellent shape. The horn will be fully cleaned before shipping. Very clean overall and a solid playing trombone. These basses are some of the easiest and best sounding instruments I've come across. This is one of those instruments. These are excellent playing instruments and one of the best deals in the bass trombone market. Leather guard is included to cover up the cosmetic blems and keep it from wearing further through the lacquer. Yes, they are usually front heavy but the sound is totally unique. The lacquer is about 80% intact and has patina to a beautiful honey color. Nice principal instrument or for a player looking for an open blowing medium bore horn that isn't too dark or too bright. The bell by the way is an 850N with a French bead rim. It's quite a good player, having a warm expansive sound that is easily colored. Alexander, a top tier maker. It looks bad, but is easily concealed with inexpensive leather grips (www.leatherspecialtiesco.com). It was built in the Cambria shop in 1993. These one of a kind stands will be made to order with delivery in two weeks. This euphonium hasn't seen much use. It has a closed wrap F attachment (for non trombonists, that means the valve tubing is wrapped inside the body of the instrument). As such, this is like a bigger bore jazz trombone. It seems to have been assembled by Larry Minick using Bach 50 parts and reconfiguring to what you see here. Hardly any wear on the horn, just some minor cosmetic scratches. It has a great sound, full of core and very directional. Very few dents and no signs of major damage or trauma. It is easy to play, has a killer sound, intonation is spot on, the slide is among the best I've ever tried and it looks great. It has a dual bore .508/.525" slide and 8" bell. It features a 16.5" bell flare, 5 rotary valves and a graduated bore .748"-.825". Quite a unique instrument from the 30s! Sold, Original condition Bach model 42 Mt Vernon. This instrument has had some upgrades, notably the addition of Amado water keys and a third slide kicker trigger. It has a .530/.580" bore with .567" valve bore. In very good condition, rare to find these with gold brass bell flare and standard weight slide. I will admit, it is one of the best playing orchestral Bach 50 bass trombones I've tried (I thought about keeping for myself!). The bell is in good shape, looks like its never taken major trauma and only has some cosmetic scratching on the flare. Here's a Getzen jazzer from the late 1960s, made for Lloyd Ulyate. It's been used and is in good condition. This is a New York Bach model 34 with a rose brass bell. The 16M is a .509" bore instrument with an open neck pipe. Overall good shape, some dents in the branch (see photos), minor bell dents and bell rim dings. This is a very nice King 3B Silversonic trombone, medium bore .508" with 8" solid sterling silver bell flare. Includes a hard travel case and a brown leather Cronkhite gig bag. Killer playing trombone. $1500 with case. SALE PENDING. $2500 with original case, Here is a beautiful late 1960s King 2B Liberty in excellent condition. This one is a prime specimen and the special trigger is uncommon (and works really well). The valve cluster is a custom Rotax valve set, made in Switzerland. It is rare to find a vintage C-Melody in this condition for this price. There were previously three known Conn contrabass trombones, all from the turn of the century (one in the National instrument museum, one owned by the Boston symphony and the largest "Roger Bobo" Conn contra owned by me). In good shape with some cosmetic wear. Old style wrap compared to the new models from thein. This is a customized Yamaha YBL-622 "Douglas Yeo" bass trombone with a Conn 62H bell flare. This is a Kanstul model 1606-ST, a very unusual and rare instrument from Kanstul. A very nice Edwards fiberglass lightweight case is included. The sound is big and punchy and you can play super loud before it breaks up. Oh yeah, it plays great too. Slide action is very good for an old trombone. Its not in perfect shape cosmetically but it is nicely broken in with lots of strong slots and fast response. This one has been well used and shows it. This is the Olds Radio model, a small bore tenor trombone that was designed for Radio broadcast in the 1930s. This trombone is one of my favorites and is totally unique in every way… you will not find another one like it. It is easy to play with good overtones and top notch craftsmanship in construction. It is in very good condition with some slight contact wear from use. Tuning slides are perfect. In very good vintage condition. It's a rare opportunity to own a instrument like this as they don't come up often. It is sold with the original shires case (which is similar to the Marcus Bonna case) and a full compliment of mutes. This one has been floating around Los Angeles for the past 15 years and is well known here for being a truly impressive instrument. The slide is a modern Conn 88H slide with threaded leadpipes. The original water key is intact, the curved handgrip is in excellent condition, the bell has had no trauma. 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