About the Model 1B
C.G. Conn brings back old-world craftsmanship in the Vintage One series. Bell and leadpipe options allow any player to find the perfect combination of sound and playing characteristics. Combining the research of classic design and the precision of modern technology, Vintage One is the ultimate in trumpet performance.
The Vintage One 1B Bb trumpet was designed to be well balanced and compatible with the player's concept of sound. The Vintage One Bb trumpet combines a responsive .459" medium-large bore, a resonant one-piece hand-hammered yellow brass bell, a #46 standard mouthpipe for controlled response, two tuning slides, both traditional "D" shaped and single radius for choice in resistance, smooth action Monel pistons, a patented adjustable Modular Valve Weight (MVW) system, and a clear lacquer finish providing a subtle warmth to the overall sound. All of these features make the Conn Vintage One model trumpets the most versatile single trumpet outfit available today.
Conn "Vintage One" - .459" Medium-large bore, one-piece hand-hammered yellow brass bell, #46 standard leadpipe, two tuning slides, Monel pistons, clear lacquer finish, patented Modular Valve Weight (MVW) system, CKB 1-1/2C mouthpiece, 7910C double woodshell case. Available in silver-plate finish as model 1BSP, gold-plate as model 1BGP, and silver-plate with gold-plate trim as model 1BSPG.