There is only a"B" stamped on the leadpipe, which means it is considered a"late" model 38B. A splendid vintage cornet from Conn in 1961; the Connstellation 38A. The 38B was the model before … Bach Trumpets – Shop Cards Recent eBay Listings. I have a beater just two numbers off that I use for playing. Conn 38B Connstellation trumpet, page, Vvery rare and appreciated trumpet from the professional production of C.G. A 1959 catalog shows a picture of a 14B that has straight cross braces and is equipped with a 3rd slide finger ring. Conn Connstellation 38B Trumpet -SOLD. Although Connstellation models were used by several very well known people (Maynard Ferguson: 38B, Cat Anderson: 38B, Thad Jones: 28A) they didn't have the following enjoyed by Conn instruments in the 1920 and 1930's. Here's how the Conn Loyalist described the Conn 10B: Notice the coprion bell and leadpipe and the nickel trim. I polished and cleaned it. Conn saxophones in the late 1920’s were essentially an evolution of the earlier models. From the Conn Loyalist: The 28A Connstellation, the cornet version of the 38B Connstellation trumpet. The "B" stamped on the mouthpiece receiver indicates this is a trumpet, not a cornet. Conn instrument serial numbers. it is a large bore horn. "Conn & King Musical Instrument Serial Number Info" This list is not correct for Conn saxophones (see Conn Woodwind Serial Numbers) or Conn bugles (see Pan American Brass Serial Numbers). Christine Derksen. Trumpets: 12B Coprion, 10B Victor, 38B Connstellation (through serial number 9xx,xxx) 18B Director, 17B Director. Excellent Student Conn 22b Trumpet EXTRA Free Case and Conn 7c Mouthpiece. 4G4ME.maynardfergusonboard. . Th patent where conn patents the gap situation. about a whole reeves sleeve size smaller. $115.45 Shipping. High and low pitch. £2,605.07. Awesome horn! This site has grown through the contributions of fellow Bach loyalists, and is one of the most complete references of Bach related instruments. Posted: Tue May 11, 2010 11:09 am Post subject: Conn Connstellation 38B Hello Guys! Buy It Now. Nov 19, 2016 - Conn Connstellation 38B 1957 (Early Model) PRE 69 ELKHART MODELS ARE MOST DESIRED. Vintage Conn Connstellation 36B TrumpetExcellent ConditionSerial Number N39721 (Production Date 1970)Complete with original case and Conn 5 mouthpieceAccording to the Conn Loyalist website: What Conn A few mounth ago I've bought a 1962/63 conn connstellation, the trumpet should be a late model but the leadpipe looks like different of picture that you can see at conn loyalist. This includes the nickel plate with brass trim and the #1 (0.438" bore). it is a large bore horn. every thing works. They are smaller. all slides move easily. Conn Ltd. During this era, Carl Greenleaf began the National School Band Movement. Popular Posts. Price: $1200.00 Price includes Shipping and Insurance (USA sales only) Instrument: This is a beautiful example of a Conn Connstellation trumpet made at a time when Conn was putting out some super high quality instruments. Conn Loyalist - Brass Serial Number List. From Conn Loyalist. The Conn instruments were considered the standard of excellence of the period, and a total redesign was not needed. £1,083.08. bell is 5 1/8 inches in diameter and, according to the conn loyalist website, this makes it the 38b model. motherfingers . Conn 38B Connstellation (Late Model) Date: 1958. I can't speak to quality issues between the 60s and 70s, all the pre- UMI Conns I've played were from the late 50s/early 60s. Bach Trumpets – Bells 4. Year of Production: 1957. The "late" mode, 6B had top spring valves. Saved from cderksen.home.xs4all.nl. Aug 24, 2018 - Conn Connstellation 38B 1957 (Early Model) PRE 69 ELKHART MODELS ARE MOST DESIRED .. I tried to play it before and noticed all the 1st valve notes are way flat, so after taking the horn apart I did notice the valve alignment is way off, or so it seems. Conn … There were, of course, improvements in keywork (the cross-hatched G sharp key of 1925, for example), and a redesigned straight soprano in 1928. Discover (and save!) The serial number is 936437. Conn Connstellation 38B Trumpet USA. . 1919-1927, discontinued 1929. I heard the Constellation was a real dog, like playing a tank. valves are fast and smooth. 738 likes. Location : Lenoir City,TN,USA. Free Shipping. lacquer/finish is excellent. Note the relative position of the bell/tuning slide brace relative to the tuning slide brace. According to the Conn Loyalist trombone list, this was a #1 1/2 Bore Artists' Small Bore with 6.5" or 7" Bell (Wurlitzer Special). The Conn Loyalist. From Conn Loyalist: ... (6A/6B, 10A/10B, 28A/38B) have a letter "A" or "B" stamped on the mouthpiece receiver. Here's another view of the one on the Conn Loyalist . very rare edition of Conns 22b trumpet. Looking back, I would say the 38B Conn was much more widely used by pro commercial trumpeters in the 50s and 60s than Bachs. According to the Conn Loyalist web site, the 8B, 36B, and 38B all have a Conn #1 bore, at 0.438 inches. It would be more accurate to say the 38B Connstellation trumpet is the trumpet version of this cornet, since the 28A was first produced in 1955 while the 38B didn't appear until 1956. Location: Netherlands. Press J to jump to the feed. £92.96 postage. The Conn Loyalist. 1919-1927, discontinued 1929. lacquer/finish is excellent. Saved from cderksen.home.xs4all.nl. Conn Cup Mouthpiece Instruments 1973 - present: Date: Serial # 1973: ga30000: 1974 Conn Loyalist says: Notice the "wide" wrap. or Buy it now. Registered User. "Other than the difference in bell size and bracing, the 36B and 38B are identical. Thanks, now I know what to look for. Post Aug 10, 2008 #4 2008-08-10T18:45. all slides move easily. Maynard played a Conn 38B. bell is 5 1/8 inches in diameter and, according to the conn loyalist website, this makes it the 38b model. "Late" models built from 1958 have an adjustable 3rd slide finger ring, a wide wrap, a coprion leadpipe, top spring valves and the style valve caps used throughout the 1960's (bottom picture). Conn also continued on a series of “firsts”, building the first American made saxophone and the first sousaphone, built to John Philip Sousa’s specifications. An "A" indicates a cornet leadpipe, a "B" indicates a trumpet leadpipe. conn connstellation model 38b- in excellent condition! 841. Ending 21 Oct at 10:15PM BST 5d 3h. £85.53 postage. Jan 17, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by Vernon Dykes Jr.. Saved by Wendall Shepherd. Key: Bb. Bach Trumpets – Bell Variations (Sterling Silver) 5. This is a wonderful Conn Connstellation trumpet model number 38B made in Elkhart. In 1952 this was reversed and the leadpipe was moved downstream shortening the overall length of the horn by about 1/2". In 1915, Conn retired and the company was purchased by Carl Greenleaf. Conn Connstellations 28A and 38A with coprion bells - View topic - TrumpetHerald.com, the trumpeter's home on the web TRUMPET C.G.CONN CONNSTELLATION 38B 1962 EXCELLENT USED IN JAPAN. Conn 8B Artist serie Trumpet from 1972 very rare/silver plated . Posted: Sat Nov 29, 2014 12:11 am Post subject: Conn Connstellation 38B Valve Alignment: A friend gave me an old Connstellation 38B to work on. Conn Loyalist. (I believe I got that either from the Conn Loyalist website or from some of Conn Loyalist's TH posts.) Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts The business was renamed C.G. C.G. the 6b should be as good as a 38b if in good working shape. Conn Vintage One model 1BR-50 Bb trumpet $ 1,400. it has been suggested that only 500 of these were made between 1934-1941 there is a lot of information avaiable on this model on the conn loyalist website although I am no expert it appears to not have ever been relaquered. Buy It Now. So I have decided to "split" the 38B Connstellation into a page for "Early Model" and "Late Model" as I have done with some of the other models. Trombones: 12H Coprion, 10H Victor, 18H Director. Saved by JAY TRONSON. 4,180. big phat sound! . 0 bids. This later model is styled after the 28A/38B Connstellation. The 28A Connstellation has been described as the "secret weapon" or "hidden gem" among the Connstellations. 4,180. Freddie played a 38B (Connstellation), as did Lee, Maynard, Tom Harrell, Jacoby, etc. Reprinted by permission Victor/Artist The Victor and Artist names are used somewhat interchangeably, as is evidenced by the fact that from 1959 the 10B is a "Victor" while the virtually … 841. The Conn Loyalist. 4G4ME.maynardfergusonboard. big phat sound! The 1959 version also has the 60's style valve caps, making it very difficult to tell the difference with the later 15B Director. Conn. Bach Trumpets – Models 2. motherfingers. 79. Bach Loyalist Database. Condition: Seller refurbished. Locate C.G. conn connstellation model 38b- in excellent condition! valves are fast and smooth. Probably the 48H Connstellation (through serial number 9xx,xxx). Condition: Seller refurbished. your own Pins on Pinterest Bach Trumpets – Bell Variations 3. I think fixing it might resolve the problem. £76.69. Serial number: 674371. 25.7k members in the trumpet community. Which dates to 1961. I surely would not compare the 8B or 38B to a Bach Strad 37 bell. According to The Conn Loyalist, this also means that it has the"Electro-D" bell and seamless Coprion leadpipe. Vintage Conn cornet Liberati … The second way is to look at where the leadpipe widens out to accommodate the main tuning slide. There has been some confusion over the fact that Connstellations from different years look a bit different. Free postage. or Best Offer. "Late" models built from 1958 on had an adjustable finger ring and a coprion leadpipe (but not a coprion bell). Posted: (2 days ago) The widely available original Conn brass serial number list contains inaccuracies in serial numbers earlier than approximately 1920. somebody said compare to a yamaha mouthpiece, but i would not use a yamaha as an example of normal. Owner unknown, picture courtesy of Al Gottesman at Lauderdale Wind Inc. Conn 8B Artist serie Trumpet from 1972 very rare/silver plated $ 1,452.22. Post Jul 28, 2008 #3 2008-07-28T14:43. Registered User. 1. Advertising endorsements by pros was quite common back then, and the number of pros lending their names and photos in print ads for C.G. 3H : According to the Conn Loyalist list, this was a #1 1/2 Bore Artists' Small Bore with 6.5" or 7" Bell (Wurlitzer Special). 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