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ecturner11
12-22-2011, 02:34 PM
I purchased a Bach Stradivarius Model 37, ML301070, silver trumpet at a yard sale for $50.00. Can someone tell me all the details of my find and what it is worth, please? It is in excellent condition but in need of a polishing (according to the local band instructor), plays beautifully, and no visiable signs of scratches.

forrest
12-22-2011, 03:27 PM
The 37 is Bach's most common/popular horn. A 3XX,XXX horn would have been made about 1989 or so.

It's certainly worth more than $50. Heck, I'd double your money.

ecturner11
12-30-2011, 11:41 AM
How do you know if the trumpet is a C or Bb ?

Austyn Sullivan-Watson
01-08-2012, 11:11 PM
A C usually has a shorter leadpipe and a Bb has a longer leadpipe, here are some examples........

This is a Bb Trumpet

http://www.buildabach.com/Themes/BuildABach/Images/Products/Trumpet/180-STD-1H3R-M-STD-L-YB.gif

This is a C Trumpet

http://www.buildabach.com/Themes/BuildABach/Images/Products/Trumpet/C180-REV-1H3R-M-R-L-YB.gif